Nine members of the Belvoir Central Office Franchise Support Team joined forces to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, raising over £3000 for the MS Society UK.
Chief Financial Officer, Louise George, who is a keen athlete, said: “This was a 25-mile walk that took on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, and included 5,200ft of ascent. On the day there was a great team spirit, with everyone supporting each other to get over all the physical hills and mental barriers. It just shows what can be achieved when everyone works together; it was an amazing day and the Belvoir team was awesome.
“MS is an unpredictable condition, which affects more than 100,000 people in the UK. It’s different for everyone, but is often painful, exhausting and can cause many problems with walking, movement, sight, and mental health. The donations, which total over £3,000, have been overwhelming. We would like to thank everyone that has sponsored us.”
Caroline Kew, Area Fundraiser for the MS Society said: “I would like to offer a huge thank you to the staff of Belvoir’s Central Office, their customers and business contacts for raising over £3,000 through their Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. The amazing enthusiasm and commitment of everyone to support people who have been affected by multiple sclerosis is outstanding! The Belvoir team should be very proud of everything they have achieved.”
Belvoir has 300 High Street Offices across the UK, and encourages all franchisees to support local and national charities, recognising their efforts by awarding the title of Charity Champion to the office that raises the most money each year. Belvoir Warrington, run by Gary and Amanda Pemberton, won the Charity Champion Award for a record third consecutive year at Belvoir’s Annual Awards 2018 after raising thousands of pounds for the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT) and Macmillan cancer support.