This year we are delighted to be supporting YOUNGMiNDS; the UK's leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. With 3 children in every classroom suffering from a mental health problem YOUNGMiNDS is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered whatever the challenges, making sure they get the best possible mental health support and the resilience to overcome life's difficulties.Charity Website
This charity helps disadvantaged young people to reach their potential through sport. Their vision is to decrease the rate of unemployment and improve the educational aspirations and achievements of young people.Charity Website
A charity that enriches the lives of people who have sight loss and other disabilities. Their ‘Children in Focus’ campaign is transforming eye care for children with disabilities and is reaching out to over 100,000 children in special schools in England.Charity Website
A charity that supports vulnerable children from challenged inner city families by providing a volunteer adult mentor to help them turnaround their fortunes.Charity Website
A small charity making a real difference at community level in Sri Lanka following the December 2004 Tsunami.Charity Website
Other notable personal achievements in charitable giving include two members of the Rutland team completing the Vatternrundan, a 300km cycle ride round Lake Vattern in Southern Sweden. In addition, individual members of the Rutland team have taken on the following challenges.
Following a successful challenge in 2017, Oliver Jones took on the Bangers4BEN charity driving challenge again with co-driver Tristan Craddock.
Alice Moore, Nigel Moss and David Holt put on their walking boots and completed the 25k Thames Bridges Trek in aid of Young Minds.
Oliver Jones took on a driving challenge that took him and colleagues from Aston Barclay from London to Strasbourg to Davos and back in just four days for the charity Bangers4BEN.
Nigel Moss completed RideLondon for the second year running in aid of SeeAbility.
A 13-strong cycle team from Rutland completed RideLondon in aid of SeeAbility.
Alice Moore learnt how to dance a Foxtrot to compete against five other amateur dancers in a charity show in aid of SeeAbility.
Oliver Jones is taking on the Deloitte Ride Across Britain Challenge in aid of SeeAbility.
David Wingfield completed the Nine Lakes Challenge in aid of Children in Need.
Tristan cycled in the Etape du Tour which involves cycling a mountain stage from this year’s Tour du France route with around 12,000 other amateurs for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
Oliver Jones cycled for Different Strokes.
Tristan Craddock cycled for the British Heart Foundation.