In this edition, the heights are reached and a daughter inspired by her mum’s battle with cancer raises hundreds of pounds for charity. A young boy starts early with a good habit and is rewarded.
Robert Strachan from Torry has climbed to Everest Base Camp – 5,380 meters to raise £2000 for Roxburgh House who were there for his mum in her last days. Robert was accompanied by his partner Lucy Rowe who ensured his progress was posted to social media. To contribute to this fund raising episode visitAlthough they have now cracked the target, it would be great to raise more for Roxburghe House.
A four year old, Noel Poole and his sister Annabelle have been getting into good habits but taking out food waste bins regularly much to the delight of the teams and neighbours. They have been treated to a visit to Portlethen Household Waste and Recycling Centre. Its Noel who has a real delight in the waste trucks who come and has built a rapport with the teams.
Voluntary Service Aberdeen is calling on North East Residents to back its plans to build a 20 bed facility for those with mental health conditions. £2.1 million has been raised already. The appeal is supported by Alex McLeish as well as BP, Standard Life Aberdeen, Apache and The Robertson Trust and The A G Bain Trust
Suzanne Davies battled a brain tumour. Now 5 years on, she is going strong. The family were helped by CLAN Cancer Care. Suzanne’s daughter Lauren aged 9 has taken on the role of fund raising for the charity and has already raised more than £200. Some of this was raised at Lauren’s school at Newtonhill