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Closed 04/04/2019

raised of £500 target by 16 supporters

    Weʼve raised £530 to Go towards an overall goal of £10k each for the Woodlands academy and Willing Wilson.

    Funded on Thursday, 4th April 2019

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    In September 2018 Roche AV, the company I work for, set out to raise £10k each for two charities by June 2019. The Woodlands Academy and Willing Wilson.

    The Woodlands Academy is a Special Needs school in Scarborough for pupils aged 2-16 with a wide range of needs. This includes moderate or severe learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties, autism and some medical difficulties.

    Wilson Sweeney is a 2 year old boy from Halifax who was born prematurely & has Cerebal Palsey effecting all 4 limbs. His family are raising money for him to have life-changing surgery in America as well as a minimum of 3 years on-going physiotherapy & the associated equipment required.

    We have already raised over £5000 thanks to a number of events, which you can read about on our charity page. We have big plans for 2019, with Sales Director Peter Midgely running over 100miles worth of marathons and Managing Director Anthony Bate travelling the country to wash suppliers cars!

    Feeling compelled by the acts of my colleagues, I have decided its my turn to do something to help these very special causes. So on March 24th, I will be doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.

    I am assured by friends who have completed the challenge before that this is much tougher than a leisurely stroll in the Dales! But come rain, wind or snow I will be completing the 24 miles and 1585 metres of ascent!

    Please take the time to read about these fantastic causes and if you can, give as generously as possible, every donation will be greatly appreciated.



    Alex Taylor

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      • Abra Wynn

        Abra Wynn

        Mar 24, 2019


      • Steven Clegg

        Steven Clegg

        Mar 24, 2019


      • Tim Taylor

        Tim Taylor

        Mar 24, 2019

        Good Luck my elder sibling

      • Deborah Mackrill

        Deborah Mackrill

        Mar 22, 2019

        Good Luck Alex.


      • Anonymous


        Mar 22, 2019

      • Chris Sloane

        Chris Sloane

        Mar 22, 2019

        Good Luck Mate


      • Nicholas Mawer - Kramer Electronics UK Ltd

        Nicholas Mawer - Kramer Electronics UK Ltd

        Mar 1, 2019

        Hi Alex good luck, it's a good challenge, and good causes. Hope you are getting practice in.

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