Disabled athlete Adrian Derbyshire is getting ready to combine his successful anti-bullying and hate crime campaign with a new challenge as Club Captain of the Warrington Wolves Wheelchair Rugby League team.
Blog Category: Charity
Our 12 Charities of Christmas competition was a huge success with entries from 83 from Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside who between them generated an amazing 37,527 votes
Once again the generosity of staff from Gladstone Brookes will mean that under-privileged children throughout the greater Warrington area and into the rest of Cheshire will be waking up to a present from Santa GB on Christmas morning with more than £1,000 worth of toys and Christmas gifts
This year’s Children In Need Appeal set yet another record by raising £50, 593,013 on the night, including a £400 donation from Gladstone Brookes.
When Carl Woods lost his grandma to cancer five weeks ago she was just the latest of a series of victims in his family of that most dreaded of diseases – cancer.
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.
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