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Tamworth team tackle obstacle course for charity

15 May, 2015
Marc Brook, Shauni Adderly, Rich Evans, Rav Bahia, Lisa and Barry Large fought dirty to raise more than £1,200 for charity
Marc Brook, Shauni Adderly, Rich Evans, Rav Bahia, Lisa and Barry Large fought dirty to raise more than £1,200 for charity

A team from Tamworth Specsavers has raised more than £1,200 for two local causes, after taking part in the Tough Mudder race. 

Six is the magic number

The six-strong team consisting Marc Brook, Shauni Adderly, Rich Evans, Rav Bahia, Lisa and Barry Large took on the 12-mile obstacle course in Nottingham on Saturday 30 May. The team raised more than £1,200 for their chosen charities; Poppy Fields and Tilly Helps Harry Help Others, and are still welcoming donations.

‘We’re so proud to have completed the Tough Mudder challenge, albeit with a few cuts and bruises! We want to thank everyone who has donated and helped us reach this fantastic sum of £1,000. We are still collecting in store, so if you have any spare loose change then please donate. The money will go a long way for both charities,’ says Lisa Large, retail director at Tamworth Specsavers.  

Poppy Fields charity

Poppy Fields was set-up in 2004 and has so far raised more than £200,000 to provide neurosurgical equipment and support research into childhood brain tumours at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. 

Tilly Helps Harry Help Others charity

Tilly’s charity also raises funds for the hospital after being set-up by Specsavers team member Louise Sweet following her daughter’s brain tumour diagnosis in 2011. Tilly’s charity, Tilly Helps Harry Help Others fundraises on behalf of inspirational Harry Moseley who sadly passed away but received treatment at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. 

To donate, visit the store’s justgiving page or pop into the store. 

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