Portfolio - Issue 5 - Autumn 2018 - Page 46



NEWS
“WE WENT DAFT
CELEBRATING OUR
30TH ANNIVERSARY”
Members of the Bradley Hall team marked our 30th
anniversary by walking 30km for a local cancer charity.
Twelve members of the team walked
the distance in one day while fundraising
for our charity of the year Daft as A Brush
Cancer Patient Care.
The walkers completed the trek
around Northumberland and Newcastle in
a bid to raise as much as possible for the
Daft as a Brush, which makes thousands
of journeys annually - oering people not
only free transport, but also emotional
support from the volunteers who travel
with patients.
Neil Hart, Group Managing Director
said, “Our 30th anniversary year is about
accelerated growth, celebrating our
recent success with our colleagues,
partners and clients while also fundraising
for the local charities which provide vital
support to our communities.
“This particular challenge saw our sta
walk 30km in aid of this outstanding
charity which oers transport and
emotional support to thousands of people
per year. We’re hoping to raise a
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considerable amount of money and
awareness to help this charity, which
relies solely on fundraising and donations.
“There were a lot of blisters and sore
legs in the days following however the
challenge was worth it.”
To mark the end of its 30th year, the
rm will throw its annual Festive
Fundraiser, welcoming around 300 guests
to the Crowne Plaza – Newcastle
Stephenson Quarter in aid of Daft as A
Brush.
To date Daft as a Brush has a eet of
22 ambulances, 18 of which have been
adopted by primary schools from across
the region and 2 by the Great North
Children’s Hospital. Over 250 people
volunteer as ambulance drivers and
companions; stang the information desk
at the Freeman Hospital, the shop in
Eldon Garden and at Daft as a Brush
House.
To donate to the cause please search
‘Bradley Hall’ in Virgin Money Giving.
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