Focus: Fundraising - The things they do - Lucky gym

Armed forces staff in Basra expect to raise nearly £3,000 for Children In Need after cycling and rowing - on gym equipment - the 266 miles from London to Paris.

Staff from each of the three services shared the distance on Friday at their Basra military base. They cycled the 73 miles representing the London to Dover leg, rowed 26 miles from Dover to Calais and finished by cycling 167 miles, equivalent to the Calais to Paris stretch. The event was organised by Flight Sergeant Dave Hughes (centre, in white T-shirt). Individual sponsors gave £1,600 and the remainder is coming from charity committees within the base.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Latest Jobs

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Markel

Expert Hub

Insurance advice from Markel

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Partner Content: Presented By Markel

Safeguarding - the process of making sure that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm - is a big concern for organisations in the third sector.

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now