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
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.
Just before tackling the last leg of the challenge at the Halliwell Jones Stadium (from left to right):
Luke, Wil Maudsley, Shaun Briscoe, Craig Thomason and Peter Hanlon
If you’re looking for some light exercise to try and get yourself a little fitter, following Luke Buckley-Mellor is probably not the way to go because he likes his challenges a little…extreme.
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
Our charity of the month for October is SANDS – the stillbirth and neo-natal death charity – nominated by Emma Elvin.
SANDS was founded by bereaved parents in 1978 who found there was no access to support following the deaths of their babies.Read More
Worried mum-to-be Emma Wheat went into hospital last November because her baby had stopped moving and what followed was a whirlwind of activity to save her unborn child.
After tests at Whiston Hospital’s maternity department she was given an emergency Caesarean section and little Kayson arrived in the world 7 weeks premature, weighing just 4lbs 3 oz.Read More
When offered the chance to nominate a charity of the month for our dress-down contributions Kayleigh Slater knew exactly who she was going to choose – Lewis House Women’s Refuge in Bolton – because they had been the helping hand she needed at one of the darkest times in her life.
She had been suffering domestic abuse at the hands of her partner for some time when one night it all came to a head and the police were called.Read More
Gareth Smith has been back to Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to say ‘thank you’ for saving his life when he was just one day old.
Gareth nominated the hospital’s Children’s Charity as GB’s charity of the month for July as his way of saying thank you for the life-saving operation performed by surgeons after it was discovered he had been born without an oesophagus.Read More
Our charity of the month for June is Dravet Syndrome UK, nominated by Sarah Cunliffe.
Dravet Syndrome is a rare and disabling type of epilepsy which is all the more distressing as is presents in infants and for which there is no known cure.Read More
Gladstone Brookes is a company which is proud of its efforts to help out local charities and give something back to the community we live in.
Every month we donate our dress down money to a nominated charity which could be either local or national – like this month’s Warrington Disability Partnership (WDP) or Children In Need.Read More