Over the last few months, all Flannery depots have been actively raising money for BBC Children in Need to help support disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
For the second year running, we were very proud to supply the DIY SOS: Big Build team with machines for the duration of their charity build in Swansea. Our Spotty Machines worked hard in Swansea, raising money along the way with the support of a huge team of volunteers who developed a new base for Surfability UK, the UK’s first-fully inclusive surf school. Surfability UK currently supports more than 500 people from across the UK and gives disabled people the opportunity to take to the waves. Needless to say, we love seeing our machines on TV and it’s even better to see such an amazing project completed.
Our fundraising effort did not end there though. Our founder and Chairman Paddy Flannery hit the road on his bike and cycled a whopping 537 miles (the distance between our two furthest depots, Wembley and Aberdeen).
It was great to see lots of teams get together online for the Virtual Pub Quiz to raise even more to help young people in the UK. Flannery Birmingham depot arranged sweet support of Children in Need by organising a bake sale of mouth-watering cakes and muffins.