Bradford based MCP Environmental recently organised and completed a 12-mile sponsored walk to raise funds for The Indee Rose Trust and Mesothelioma UK.
The walk supports (ARCA's) Asbestos Removal Contractors Association charity week.
Staff, families and suppliers walked the 12 miles along the Leeds Liverpool canal from Shipley to Leeds to raise money for Mesothelioma UK a national specialist resource centre, specifically for the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The charity provides specialist mesothelioma information, support and education, and to improving care and treatment for all UK mesothelioma patients and their carers.
The Indee Rose Trust helps children and their families who have been diagnosed with a brain or spinal tumour. The trust provide bespoke treasure boxes for children hospitalised whilst receiving treatment, holiday accommodation for families affected as well as ongoing support.
The walkers included 9 month old Kalyn and MCP Administrator mum Natalie Clayton who pushed the push chair for the entire 12 miles through sunshine and showers.
MCP have reached 84% of the target raising £837.13 for the charities. Please help us reach our target of £1,000 to help these two amazing charities. https://goo.gl/e9Knih
Thanks for everyone’s support including generous donations from Westray Recruitment Consultants and Glynn Collins from GAP Group Ltd.
Mesothelioma UK, Fundraising Manager - Jill Lemon said: “We couldn’t continue our work without the generosity of companies like MCP Environmental. The sponsored walk is a great idea to keep fit and help people affected by Mesothelioma and to raise awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure that we still face today.”
MCP Managing Director, Andy Stubbs said: “MCP champion good causes and we are delighted to organise the sponsored walk to support two great charities and our partners at ARCA to improve the lives of people affected by Mesothelioma and Brain and Spinal tumours at the Indee Rose Trust.”