October 2019’s Superheroes

Corporate Superheroes

Challenge Superheroes

Community Superheroes

We’re celebrating Irwin Mitchell again for hosting a fabulous gin tasting evening to support us as their charity of the year! Thank you so much to everyone who organised the evening and took part.

A big thank you to the team from Irwin Mitchell who also took on the Abbey Dash on 27th October and raised an amazing £388.75!

 

Thank you so much to the team at Sheppee International who took on the Yorkshire Marathon relay on 20th October to support SNAPS. The team raised an incredible £2,225!

A big thank you to the Hartshorne Group Alfreton and Nottingham teams for supporting SNAPS Penny Field through their spooktacular Halloween Fancy Dress event on 26th October!

 

Our challenge superhero this month is SNAPS parent Sarah Dunn. Sarah has been fundraising for SNAPS all year and on 20th October took on the Yorkshire Marathon to support us, completing it in 5:31:34! Sarah has already raised over £1,000 for SNAPS – thank you so much! You can read her story here.

This month we welcomed a whole school of superheroes into our ranks as Fulneck School in Pudsey have chosen us as their charity to support for this school year! Thank you to all of the staff and pupils. We can’t wait to work with you on some exciting plans!


Oliver became a superhero on his 4th birthday by asking for donations instead of presents! Oliver celebrated in style and raised a wonderful £265 for SNAPS. Thank you Oliver!

Our very own Jenn, who is the Assistant Manager at Penny Field, also celebrated her birthday by supporting SNAPS with a Facebook fundraiser. Jenn raised a fab £50 for us – thank you Jenn!

Past Superheroes

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September 2019’s Superheroes

Corporate Superheroes

Challenge Superheroes

Community Superheroes

Our corporate partner Irwin Mitchell have truly earned their superhero stripes this month!

They were awesome cheerleaders for the mini superheroes taking part in the SNAPS Superhero Zoom!

A team of over 30 employees also took part in an 11 mile walk to support SNAPS and raised £3,000. A huge thank you to Irwin Mitchell for their support this month!

 

Our first challenge superheroes are Aqeel, Steve, Paul and Tom, who have raised over £1,600 in sponsorship for the Great North Run! A huge thank you to you all.

They are joined by Nathan Dring, who took on the epic challenge of an off road triathlon. Nathan has raised nearly £1,000 for SNAPS – well done and thank you!

We also had daredevil Laura Wilson take the plunge and complete her Skydive for SNAPS. Her brave challenge has raised an amazing £339.90 – thank you Laura!

Our final challenge superhero is 7-year-old India Tod. India and her dad climbed Scafell Pike in honour of her cousin Olive, who is supported by SNAPS. India raised an incredible £615.00 – well done India! Read more about India’s challenge.

We have lots of community superheroes this month – over 60 in fact! A huge thank you to all the children who took part in the SNAPS Superhero Zoom with their families on 15th September and made our first ever Zoom a truly memorable one!

The Zoom wouldn’t have been possible without our superstar volunteers who helped with the organisation and running of the event. Thank you so much to everyone who supported this event!

August 2019’s Superheroes

Corporate Superheroes

Challenge Superheroes

Community Superheroes

Our Corporate Superheroes had a well earned rest in August but will be back with lots of exciting activities in September!

Read about how they have supported us in past months below or find out how you can become a Corporate Superhero here.

Our Challenge Superheroes had a well earned rest in August but will be back with lots of exciting activities in September!

Read about how they have supported us in past months below or find out how you can become a Challenge Superhero here.

Our first community superheroes are Co-op Food on High Ash Drive, Leeds, who have repeatedly filled up collection tins for us throughout the year and have raised a fabulous £300.21 so far! Thank you to the staff and customers at High Ash Co-op.

They are joined by our second hero, Clare Ambler. Clare set up a birthday fundraiser on Facebook and raised a wonderful £66.98 to celebrate her big day. Thank you Clare!

Corporate Superheroes

Challenge Superheroes

Community Superheroes

Irwin Mitchell have continued to be fantastic supporters of SNAPS in July by supporting us at the Broomfield Summer Fair on 20th July. Thank you so much!

Members of our very own SNAPS team, along with staff at HSBC, took on a two hour high-intensity Jumpathon on 3rd July to raise vital funds. They raised a whopping £1,217.75, which is to be matched by HSBC! Read more here.

Our SNAPS Superheroes were on a roll that week, as a team of heroes took on the Leeds 10K on 7th July! The nine-strong team conquered the course and raised an incredible £5,236.11! Thank you to Mujtaba, George, Eve, Sanna, Lucie, Lisa, Eloise, Rebecca and Kate. Read more here.

A huge thank you to Parent Trustee Lora Bedford, who organised a charity fun night at Barnbow Social Club. It was a night full of fun and fundraising, with a wonderful £859.29 raised on the night! This will also partly be matched by Lloyds Bank. Read more here.

Our very own Broomfield and Penny Field have also been heroes in July! Penny Field held a bake sale with lots of yummy treats. Broomfield organised their very own summer fair with loads of fun activities, raising a fantastic £561.00!

In July we also received the amazing news that the University of Leeds Staff Festival, which SNAPS was chosen as charity partner for this year, raised £2,442.28! This is the event’s second highest ever total – well done to everyone involved! Read more here.

A huge thank you as well to parent Danni Howcroft for raising a brilliant £60 by raffling a choice of nail treatment through her business Facebook page!

We are also incredibly grateful to have received incredibly generous donations from the Garfield Weston Foundation, St James’s Place Charitable Foundation and the Sir George Martin Trust. The grants they have awarded to us will help fund our vital physiotherapy and support services.

Corporate Superheroes

Challenge Superheroes

Community Superheroes

 

Our corporate partner Irwin Mitchell have been real superheroes recently – not only have they raised £4,000 for SNAPS already, they donned their capes and masks for our SNAPS Superhero Zoom press launch! Read more here.

 

Amanda Stubbs, Shelley Dring, Gareth Christie and Sarah Dunn were all part of our Leeds Half Superhero Team in May – between them, they’ve raised a whopping £5,730 for SNAPS!

Our second shout out goes to Vicky Hull and Andrew Pine, who both took on the London Marathon for SNAPS. Vicky raised an incredible £946.25 (read more here) and Andrew ran to support Sarah Dunn’s Butterfly Effect fundraiser.

Shout out to Kathy Louca and Danielle Hedley at Broomfield for making yummy treats and packed lunches for the families at Broomfield to raise funds for SNAPS!

Thank you to the Masonic Charitable Foundation for your generous donation of £6,000 to SNAPS Yorkshire. Read more here.

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