Rudridge supports Snowdonia climb

Published:  27 October, 2014

The Brentford branch of Rudridge recently sponsored a valued client and his wife as they embarked on a climb to the summit of Mount Snowdon in Wales.

James Prendergast, who works for the JRL Group, and his wife Sherran, took on the challenge to climb the mountain in order to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Society. The pair successfully scaled all 3,560ft on Saturday 27 September 2014, and so far have raised £620, with a contribution from Rudridge.

Mr Prendergast said: “The climb was extremely tough but reaching the summit was emotionally overwhelming. I suffer from vertigo, so wasn’t amused when Sherran decided to take a ‘selfie’ at the very edge of the mountain! Sherran and I are both incredibly grateful for everyone’s generosity, so thanks to all those who’ve supported us.”

Mrs Prendergast’s grandmother suffers with dementia, which is why she felt so strongly about completing this challenge for the Alzheimer’s Society.

“Climbing Snowdonia was one of the biggest achievements of my life,” she said. “I took on the challenge to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society as I have watched my Nan suffer dementia for years. There is no cure for the condition but medication can help to slow down its development. The charity works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia and also Alzheimer’s.

“For moral support and company, I managed to rope in my husband for the climb! We would both like to thank everyone for their support and donations.”

Darren Price, business development manager of Rudridge, added: “We value all our clients and when we hear about any wonderful charity fundraising they are taking part in, we try where we can to be a part of it and show our support with donations. Well done to James and Sherran for this great achievement.”

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