L-r: Rafaelle Ligori and Peter Elliott.
Newey & Eyre cycles to charity success
Published: 03 September, 2013
This month, 10 members of the Newey & Eyre team will tackle the Bermondsey to Paris challenge, which will see them cycle more than 300 kilometres in just three days.
Starting out from the company’s ‘Branch of the Year’ in Bermondsey and finishing at Rexel’s head office in Paris, the team is raising money for two charities – EEIBA and Macmillan Cancer Support.
EEIBA helps those in hardship or even distress, who currently work, or have worked in the electrical and electronics industry. The money raised will be split equally between the EEIBA and Macmillan Cancer Support, who provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support to those affected by cancer.
Peter Elliott, commercial director at Newey & Eyre, said: “The team wanted to help causes that are close to their hearts by doing something challenging to raise much needed funds.
“So we are asking our loyal customers, suppliers and staff to support us in our quest and help to make the Bermondsey to Paris challenge a reality not only for us, but for all those who benefit from the fantastic work that is done every year by the EEIBA and Macmillan Cancer Support.”
The team who is undertaking this gruelling challenge includes Peter Elliott, Chris Gibson, Harj Dosanjh, Raffaele Ligouri, Willie Cairney, Richard Simmons, Nigel Machin, Spencer Pope and Stuart Vandyke.
To make a donation and help to spur the team on further, visit virginmoneygiving.com/team/NeweyandEyre.