Our charity of the month for August was Mencap, nominated by Adam Mackay who presented our cheque for £400 to the charity’s Daisy Brown.
Blog Category: Charity of the Month
han Campbell is a fighter, but one who needs help with the next round of his battle against cerebral palsy because the rules say that at 11 years old he can’t have an operation to help him be able to walk better.
This month’s charity is very personal for Lyndsey Byrne from Accounts who wanted our £400 donation to go to a charity devoted to helping people with cerebral palsy and disability.
For many of us the very word strikes fear into our heart. Cancer – a horrible disease in its many forms and a dreadful way to die.
There’s probably not a family in the land which has not been affected by it and it knows no boundaries – rich or poor, old or young.
At 24 years old Adam Lewis had everything to live for. He had just bought his first house with his girlfriend, completed his apprenticeship and had a good job working for Unilever.
But then in June 2014 he was 20 minutes into a flight to Barcelona when he fell unconscious and never woke up again.Read More
Charity of the month for March is the Tim Parry Jonathan Ball Peace Foundation – an organisation created in memory of the two Warrington boys who were killed by an IRA bomb left in a rubbish bin in Bridge Street, Warrington, 25 year ago.Read More
Ashley Austin nominated CLIC Sargent as our charity of the month for February because of a very personal connection – her brother, James.
Says Ashley: “The charity were brilliant when James was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in March 2016 at the age of just 25.Read More
Home-Start Warrington is our first charity of the month for 2018 and was nominated by Becky Scully.
The charity works with disadvantaged children and young families in Warrington, supporting them to be healthy, stay safe, be happy, make a positive contribution to society and achieve economic well-being.
It was a grand finale to a great year – five pairs of Gladstone Brookes elves racing around Toys R Us buying £1,000 worth of toys for underprivileged kids this Christmas.
Just under half the total came from staff dress-down contributions and was boosted to the £1,000 by a management contribution.Read More
Our charity of the month for November is Children In Need – an annual favourite – and Kayleigh Slater was on hand to accept our donation of £400 on behalf of Pudsey.
Last year the charity raised an amazing £46.6 million for projects all over the UK which included a special donation for Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation of which Gladstone Brookes is one of the patrons.Read More