Thank you!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all our amazing fundraisers.  Scafell 1

Your help is invaluable to us and all monies raised go towards our life-saving work preventing road death and injury and supporting people bereaved or injured in road crashes. As well as raising funds, you have also helped spread awareness of Brake and our cause. Visit us on facebook to see some of our amazing fundraisers in action, or scroll down for our thank you list. 

Not yet fundraised for Brake? Fundraising is fun! There are so many different ways to fundraise for us, from climbing a mountain to baking cakes, so visit our fundraising page for ideas and inspiration or contact Lisa Kendall on 01484 683294 or fundraise@brake.org.uk

Thanks to our 2017 Fundraisers

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Thanks in July go to:
Will Murray, Brake Trustee, for cycling from London to Paris
Sam, Hayley, Naomi and Dave for climbing Skiddaw by Night in horrible rainy conditions
Joan Watton for taking part in the Muscle Acre 5K
Kevin Webly for cycling the Virgin Ride London
Sarah Filby, Tiffay Whitwam, Janet Marshall, Jodie Tyler and Callum Rose for parachuting for us
Dan Brady and Hugh Mercer for their charity cycle ride
To everybody who ran in the British 10K London run – Steven Coleman, Steve Young, Scott Peers, Scott Raddock,
Robert Catling, Joshua Craddock, Graham Tyers, Edward Tyers, Richard Beachey, Damian Lathall, Amanda Burbidge, British 10K Nathan Tyers
Jade Bowles, Kayle Mitchell, Claire Nathan, Courtney James and Paula Nathan.
Lisa Willment for organising a charity Fun Day
Kyle East for doing a sponsored Head Shave
Lisa Jones for organising a fundraising day
Thomas Slaven for organising a fundraising night
Chris Sissons for buying some Wedding Favours for us
Maddy Price for organising a Sweepstake
Kirsty Hornby for her ongoing fundraising for us

Thanks in June go to:
Sarah Davies for running in the Swansea Half Marathon
Kevin O’Hara for his 500 mile cycle and finishing party
Jane Cort for walking along Hadrian’s Wall – wow!
Andy Bullough for taking part in the Airfield Anarchy
Ashleigh Berry for bungee jumping for us – eek!
Stephanie Abcon for parachuting for us
Jenny Alexander for taking part in the 10K Phnom Phen
– great to see some international fundraising
Elaine McPherson for climbing Ben Nevis along with friends and family Nicki Christy
Becky Frankel for taking part in the Iron Man Challenge in Austria
Jez Williamson and Cheshire Police for running the Total Warrier
10K Claire Whitton for organising a charity Football Match
Martin Bradbury for organising the Ride to the Stars Meet
Claire Chapman for organising a Play to raise money for us
Sharon Sheridan for organising a charity fundraising evening
Debbie Plumb for organising a Fundraising Psychic Evening
Sarah Sharp for organising a charity Fundraising Party
Paul Gerrard for her help putting on a charity event
Joe Jones for organising the Hiatt Baker Summer Blow Out
Kristen Leanne for doing a charity 12 hour Skittles Game – fun!!
Mr Musson for organising a charity cup competition
Mr Shadbolt for organising a charity choral competition
Katie Bennett for her amazing fundraising as part of our MoneyBox Challenge

Thanks in May go to
Lee Bailey for running in the Edinburgh Half Marathon
Monica for walking an 80 mile trail in Spain
Kelly Grace for taking part in a tough Tough Mudder
Louise Ann, Ashley, Areej, Gemma, Anwen, Steve and Tom and Harry for running in the Edinburgh Marathon MAY Areej
Alanna for taking part in a Tough Mudder
John Crosbie for running in the Belfast Marathon
The West Midlands Police for running in the Birmingham 10K
Nicola Rhind and friends for their sponsored walk
Gemma Walker for running in the Bristol 10K
Rachel Mulcahy for running in the rather scary Adrenalin 10K in London
Chloe and friends for organising their Fancy Dress sponsored walk
Jonathon Fulton for organising the fabulous Charity Gala event in Northern Ireland for us
Shaun Case for a rather unique sponsored fishing match
Julie White for Baking for Brake
Paul Tucker for his help organising the annual Golf Day in Shaun’s memory
Joanna Pritchard for her help organising a charity football match
Katie Smith and everybody who have sent their #moneyboxchallenge money to us
Joanne Caton for organising a sports day
Courtney Metcalf for organising a school fundraising challenge
Steve for his charity football match
And EVERYBODY who took part in our VIRTUAL RUN

Thanks in April go to:
Claire Griffiths for fundraising at her School Reunion
Andy Beck for organising a fabulous Film Quiz
Alison Richie for organising the Louise Rider Cup Joe April 2
Karen Allison for taking part in the Coventry Way Challenge
Sandy Wilkins for donating proceeds from her book sale
James Graham, Juliette Greenwood, Victoria McCarthy and Jeevin Johal for their school fundraising
Rachel Bowles for walking the Great Wall of China for Brake
Kerry Hatcher for cycling from London to Paris for Brake
Jenny and Stephen Wilkes for running in the Plymouth Half Marathon
Jess Chapman and team for taking part in a charity Colour Run
Rebeca Catterill and family and friends for raising for Brake at their first ever run – a 5K in Leeds Ben Lyng London Marathon
Rhiannon Jones for running in the Southampton Half Marathon
Andy Entressengle for running in the Manchester Marathon
Sharon Fisher for organising a charity car wash, raffle and bake sale
Mark Thomson for running in the Lincoln 10K
All who took part in the 2016 London Marathon: Brian Wilkie, Natalie Varney, Abby Davies, Ben Lyng, Marcus Boag, Sally Newing, Tertia Rimell, Laura Joyce and Tony Richardson
Thank you all so much.

Thanks go in March to:
Nikki Williams for organising a Wear Something Blue and White Day in memory of Dan
Victoria for running in the Hastings Half Marathon
Katarina Read for climbing Kilimanjaro
Jerome Grevtmann for running in the Bath Half Marathon
Sharon Edwards for running the Wrexham Half Marathon
All those who ran in the Silverstone Half Marathon for us, including Emma Bedwell, and the team from Northamptonshire Police (Wane, John, Fiona, Tony, Sarah and Ian)
Christian Jacobs for running 62 miles during March (2 miles a day)
Lisa Walker for playing silly games for money at her 30th birthday party celebrations!

Thanks go in February to:
Tracey Davies for running in the Crazy Cow 10K
Nottingham Roller Derby for running in the Wigan 10K
Everybody who took part in the Haunted Happenings Fright Night in Leeds –
Rebecca Still, Samantha Towers, Nikki Brockbank, Laura Bromley, Kate Piatt, Lesley, Holly and Josh Lees, Lisa and Emily Kendall
Ian Cullen for organising a Bucket Colleciton for us
Paula Nathan and family and friends for holding a charity Party
Connor Doherty for undertaking a Dry February
Jasmine Wilson for doing a road safety talk and donating the money to Brake
And to all those who Baked for Brake this February, including:Brantano Blyth Zak
Sophie Lennon, Linda Boarer, Emma Arnold, Peter Brown and Janine Watson.

Thanks go in January to:
Dan Moore for having a Dry January
Teresa Black for organising a raffle
Amber Mullen for collecting loose change for us

Have a look out our fabulous 2015 fundraisers:

Thanks go in December to:
Suky and Nic Sandhu for running in a Santa Run in memory of Sunny
Ollie Seloc for parachuting for us
St Johns C of E School for all taking part in a charity sponsored runBake for Brake Karen Allison
Giorgie Tevola for organising a charity raffle
Graham Tyers and family and friends for organising a charity band night
Emmer Williams for doing some Christmas fundraising
Karen Allison for her fundraising event
Jessica Emm and all at Shaftesbury School for their charity day
Holly Howell for Baking for Brake
The Grange School for their school fundraising event
Locking Primary School for donating to Brake at their charity Christmas concert
Claire Gisby and Helen Andrews for Baking for Brake
Bath Theatre Schoool for donating proceeds from their Christmas Single to us

Thanks go in November to
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All the fabulous fundraisers fundraising in memory of Paul Flanaghan, including Megan Sweeny for organising the Wolf Run participants and Jacqueline
Flannaghan, Paul’s mum.
Sheila Malhotra for her fabulous annual Road Safety Week fundraising and awareness raising
Grange Primary School for doing a rather unique sponsored bounce.
Jack Schofield and family and friends for organising a fabulous charity ball for us
Nina Stride and family for organising a Race Night during Road Safety Week
Michelle Stotton for her fundraising eveningRun Do it for Dan
Claire Smart and everybody who has fundraised for Daniel Climance and taken part in the incredible Do it For Dan fundraiser.
Liz Billet for organising her annual fundraising event and race night
Claire Parker for supporting Brake at a Christmas Fayre
Specsavers Opticians for supporting us during Road Safety Week
Emma Edwards for her fabulous Road Safety Week Fundaising
West College Scotland for their participation in a fundraising project
Santander (Fareham) and Dan Kelly for organising a virtual cycle in their branch
Priestfield Boxing Club for their Boxing Match fundraising
Staffordshire and Stoke On Trent Partnership Trust for arranging some Road Safety Week Stalls
Jenny Giles for collecting her loose change for us
Bruntcliffe Academy for their Charity Football Match
Macks Solicitors for Baking for Brake

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Thanks go in October to:
Chloe Lyons and Chris Evans for running in the Cardiff Half Marathon
Jennifer Carter, Brenda Hughes, Joanna Botwright, Megan Marshall and Jessica Dadd for running in the Bournemouth Half Marathon
Lisa Patton and Tony Norris for running in the Bournmouth 10K.
Sandie Beaverstock and Katie Arkin for running in the Great South Run
Holly and Doug Shearer for running in the Amsterdam Half Marathon
Elaine McPherson and family and friends for climbing Ben Nevis for us
Angela Wilson and friends for running in the Great Scottish Run
Nick Leonard for running in a Heathrow to Guildford Marathon
Laura Jackson for organising the Anniversary Do for Josh Booth
Sean Smith for having a stand at his church fete
Jazmine Brace for organising the quiz night
Lorna Kermode for having a 40th anniverwsaryparty
Damian Ford for organising the raffle
Kristy Anderson for organising a remembrance party
Katie Bennet for her ongoing fundraising
Anna Hopkins, Danielle and Peter Firth and Mark Delatouch for taking part in Sober October
Keith for giving us donations from his wedding
Karen Gosling and Helen Andrews for organising bake sales
Daniel Mahon for organising some office fundraising

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Andrew Colvine for walking 8.7 miles around Galasheils
Chris Bull for climbing Mount Blanc – amazing phots!
Melanie Smith for walking all 26 miles of the Surrey Three Peaks
All those who ran in the Great North Run for us – including Molly Wise, Joanne and Chris Green, Karen Taylor, Angela Burnip, Lee Kingham and Sandie Beaverstock.
Susan Stewart and all her family and friends who ran in the Edinburgh Backlight event – what a fabulous achievement in Josh’s memory.
Lisa and Angela who took two of Brake’s charity places on the Run to the Beat 10K in WembleyReigate Half Marathon Jill FriezeGreen small
Jill Friese-Green for running in the Reigate Half Marathon in Shelby’s memory
Richard Clay and Mark Sibley for cycling from London to Brighton
Grace Cooper and Sally Hutchinson for parachuting for Brake.
Jo Scruton for running in the Wigan 10K
Christy Layton Bennett and Michael Minshall for running in the Stoke on Trent 10K
To all from DHL who took part in Ride Britain 2015 and raised over £20,000 for Brake
And to all who took part in Brake’s Parachute Party, including Angela, Kristy, Kirsty, Chrissie,
Siobhan, Jake, Harry, Sue, Nicola and Dean.
Gordon Hamilton and family for choosing Brake as their charity for their annual Golf Day
Caroline Sterry for fundraising for Brake at her wedding
Hannah Southwell for organising a charity Film QuizRun Backlight Edinburgh Sue Stewart 2 small
Kelly Paterson and friends at the Nottingham RollerDerby for their Skatemania
Phil McCaffrey for shaving his head for charity
And Tina Woods and family and friends for organising their annual Conker Competition in Finlay’s memory.

Thanks in August go to:
Hayley Child for running in the Total Warrier Run, which they described as “cold and wet”. Bleurgh and brrrr!
Hollie Ferguson for parachuting for us. Her video is on our facebook page
www.facebook.com/brakecharity Check it out, it’s amazing!
Hazel and Helen for running in the Total Warrier Run
Ken Johnson for doing a 100 mile cycle riBritish 10K 2015de
Mollie Sutton, Grace Ashburner and Robert Meehan for parachuting for Brake in memory of Mollie’s cousin Jess.

Thanks in July go to:Parachute Molly Sutton
To all the fabulous fundraisers who ran with Brake charity places in the British 10K London Run,   through central London. These include: Steven Coleman, Scott Craddock, Scott Peers, Graham Tyers, Edward Tyers, Kayle Mitchell, Rebecca North, Hayley Kavanagh, Snoia Nevard, Paula Nathan, Claire Nathan, Tania Steeples, Ailsa McRae, Nathanial Quail, Nikki Williams and Jean Pierre Celle.
To Jonathan Eckley and everybody who walked the UK Three Peaks in memory of Paul Goodwin this month. It was a huge crowd and despite the appalling weather was a very memorable trip.
Kevin Webley who cycled the Alps for us, in memory of his friend Andrew.
Becky Frankel for her ongoing amazing fundraising – this time a Triathalon – in memory of her gorgeous daughter Tiggy.
Leanne Seed and all Alix’s friends and family for taking part in a Rainbow Colour Run
David Rees for running in an Iron Man Run (eek!)
James Revill and Ryan Davies for cycling from Sheffield to Cleethorpes
And to Jasmine Wilson who organised a charity walk from Borth to Aberystwyth, which was filmed by BBC Wales as part of a documentary about Jasmine.

Thanks in June go to
:Cycle Fran Johnson
Stephen Wilkes for running in the Torbay Half Marathon
Annie Blair, our parachuting grandma
Steve Hartle for  running not one but two ultra marathons
A team from Newson Gale Limited for running in the Clumber Park 10K
All the children at Washingborough Academy for joining Zak at their sponsored Fun Run
Dan Williams for running in two 10K runs
Kim Kennedy for her amazing 12 hour endurance run
Fran, Kacey, Donal and everybody who cycled in the Great Nottingham Bike Ride. There were two teams from Brake doing this and they met – isn’t that nice 

Thanks in May go to:
All who took part in the Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5k , running for Brake:
Paul McCrackenAAA Ross and Paul McCracken
Ross McCracken
Rachel Smith
Lee Sheen
All who took part in Becky’s Run 2015, with particular thanks to Becky’s mum, Sally Alderson, for her help organising the event. Particular thanks to:
Mij Spiers
Charlotte Smith
Danielle Hazlewood
All at Jackson Lee Underwriting for their fabulous cycle from London to Manchester, and to our very own Zak the Zebra who met them at the finish line.Annemarie Green Parachute
Lettie Cornwall for running the Leeds Half Marathon
Steve Hartle for running from Keswick to Barrow
Martyn Walker for running in a Tough Mudder
And to Diamanda Bocking and all the participants of the Cycle Ride, fundraising in memory of Frankie-Kates.

Thanks in April go to:
All at ADP for their amazing Back To School fundraising day
All at Price Waterhouse Cooper for their Dress Down Day
Liz Swan for organising a Bake Sale
All at Cake me Baby for creating a biscuit, in memory of a loved oneKym London Marathon 2
Kirsty Galliers at the White Horse Country Park for their charity quiz and raffle
All at Tynecastle High School for their annual Bendo Cup football match
All at Arval for collecting loose change
Jennifer Wilkes for running in the Plymouth Half Marathon
Annemarie Green and Gemma Beard for their amazing Parachute Jump
Tom Eardley for competing in not one but two Wolf Runs (10Ks)
Kelly Zanetti and Lee Ellis for running the Yorkshire Warrier
Kym Bathurst and Charlie May for running in the London Marathon with our Brake charity places
And to Steve Hartle, Brian Wilkie, Sharon Famiglietti and Josephine Woolley for running in the London Marathon using ballot places and choosing to support Brake.
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Thanks go in March to:
Caroline Bennie for running in the Scottish Kilomathon
Hugo Card for cycling across America, from Boston to Los Angeles
Ed Simpson for running in the Silverstone Half Marathon
Sarah Walker for running the Bath Marathon
Chloe Broadribb for swimming a mile a day throughout MarchGemma Black cycling photo
Victoria Burke for running in the Hastings Half Marathon

Thanks go in February to:
Nathan for running in the Buldock Beast Half Marathon
Sarah for running in the London Winter Run 10K
Newson Gale Ltd for their sponsored walk.
The Baker family for organising a Futsell Challenge
Sky Insurance Group for their Auction of Promises
Lincoln Rotary Club for their donation further to a road safety talk
Turriff Young Farmers for their ongoing fundraising
Potter Rees Dolan Serious Injury Solicitors for Baking for Brake
Helen Andrews for Baking for Brake
Jane Crawford for Baking for Brake
Michaela Matthewson for Baking for Braketq11
Arti Guru for Baking for Brake.

Thanks go in January to:
Hugo Rollinson – Great Winter run
Kathryn Storrer - Windsor and Eaton 20k run
Holy Family Catholic Primary School – collection
Stein Garage for their payback collection
Holy Catholic Primary School for their collection


We've had some fabulous 2014 fundraisers.

Thanks in December go to:
Isabelle Tandy – Music Night
Megan Young – Brutal Longmoor 10KTQ1
Emma Timmins – Festival of Fireworks
Laura Green – Brutal 10 Mile Run
Red Barn Primary School – School Fundraiser
Nottingham Building Society – Christmas Jumper Day
Molly Kirby – Bake Sale
Leeds Branch of WSP – Christmas Lunch
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Unit – Fundraising Lunch

Thanks in November go to:
Coral Cameron for holding a music evening
Glenn Barry for cycling the Preston Guild Wheel Event
Jami Blythe for cycling Death Valley USA
Wayne Thompson-Mills for organising a Zumbathon
Claire Cook for taking part in a ZumbathonTQ4
Reese Dunn for Parachuting for us
Bethany Matthews and Rebekkah Sandon for doing a sponsored walk
Ellen McNamee for organising a fundraising BBQ
And for those who fundraised during Road Safety Week for us:
Joanne Armanasco
Yasmine Thomas
Maddie Austin
Specsavers
Ana Candido
PBA in Taunton
Lynsey Robinson
Pannone Solicitors in Manchester

Thanks in October to:
Chloe for running the Cardiff Half Marathon
Annie’s Angels for cycling as Witches and Warlocks in the Halloween Moonride
Thomas, Sophie and Marshall for running in the Great South Run
Maegan for running the Belfast 10K
Everybody who ran in the 10K “Doing it for Dennis”
Georgian for taking part in a very muddy Mud Run
John and Paula for taking part in the Great Scottish Run
James for running the York Marathon
Laura and family for running in the Glasgow Fun Run
Everyone at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Primary School for fundraising for us
Debbie for running in the Ipswich Fun Run
Sally for organising a coffee morning for us
The Lincolnshire Young Farmers for their parachute jump
Lewys, Adam, Daniel, Dean and Gavin for cycling NormandyJacky for running in the Great South Run
Patrick for running in the Omagh Marathon

Thanks in September go to:
Sebastien for climbing Mount Blanc and his totally amazing fundraising for us.
Tracey for organising a Horse Show
Molly for running in the Great North Run
Mike for taking part in the English Half Marathon
Catherine and friends for climbing mountains in Wales
Keiron and Lauren for taking part in a Tough Mudder
Michelle for running in the Belfast Half Marathon
Jonny his incredible team for organising the Kraze Dance Concert
Janice for organising a charity In Memorium Party
Gordon and Janene for organising the Golf Day
Everybody from DHL Deloittes who cycled in the Ride Across Britain Challenge.
To Loraine and family for organising their charity night
Rebecca for taking part in a 10K for Dennis
Gemma for taking part in Pedal Scotland
Everybody who did the ice bucket challenge for Brake
Tina and family for organising the ongoing Conker Tournament
Jeremy for walking the South Downs Challenge
Poonam for taking part in the Great Yorkshire Run
Stacey Evans and students for doing a supermarket bag pack
Emma Drury and all at MEC Global for organising a charity Bake-Off Competition
James Smith for his run and cycle fundraiser
Becky Frankel for her swimathon

Thanks in August to:
Lisa Mather and staff at webuyanycar.com for walking the UK Three Peaks
Janinne Leslie, family and friends for organising a charity Party
Alan Naylor for running a Tough Mudder
Donna Compton for cycling Ride London
Jo Armitt for walking the South Downs Walk
Sarah Bosley, Stefan Pateman and Charlie Jordan for climbing Ben Nevis
Nina Owen for running the Aberdeen 5K
Thomas Faithwaite and Tracey Norman for organising a charity day in Matty’s
emory.
Sam Caldwell Smith for organising a charity football match
Laura Smith for running a Mudderella
achel Crouch for taking part in Ride the North
Katie Quigley for climbing Ben Nevis
Jamie Hawkins for parachuting for us
Ross Taylor for walking Knaresborough to York
Karen McLeod for organising a charity football match
Janine Pye for organising a Golf Day
Amanda Taylor for organising a Fun Day
John Pickering and all of Team Alex for their 10K Run
Claire Harris for taking part in the Total Warrier 2014 Assault Course
Bryony Cook for running in the Manchester 5K
Neil Burling for taking part in the London Triathalon
Laura Broadhead and friends for zip sliding in Liverpool
Victoria Lamb for climbing the three peaks
Gillian McNeils for organising a charity football match.

Thanks in July go to
Harriet Nixon for walking from Pontypool to Whitchurch
All the cyclists who cycled in a Coast to Coast challenge in Andrew Nimmo’s
memory.
Nicky Daines for running in the Leeds 10K
Hazel Hill for cycling the Brompton World Championships
amie Boocock for organising a Golf Day
Ann Mellor and friends/family for organising a charity Cricket Day
Roseanna Burton for organising the annual BunFest
Collete Lloyd and all at the South Yorkshire Hotel for their fundraising day
Sam Hirst for organising some Tour De France activities
Robynn Gardner for cycling from Hull to Cornwall
Woodmansterne primary school for their Year 6 Fundraising.
And to all those who ran in the British 10K London Run for us – Angela Flowers,
Jodie Brind, Gavin Brind, Jennifer Jones, Alice Cunliffe, Steven Bibb, Danni Lapham,
Sally Keys, Cecelia O’Ginni, Martin Richardson, Oya Gurpinar, Elaine Owen, Robbie McLaren and Emma Hoyle.

Thanks in June go to:
Ethical Switching for choosing Brake as their June Charity of the Month
Heidi, Daniel, Tiffany and Kimberley for Parachuting for us in Shane’s memory
Fraser Sharp for competing in an Iron Man Competition in Nice
Zoe Scott for Parachuting for us
Chris Gallagher for taking part in the Iron Man Triathalon
Cally Trott for Parachuting for us
Maureen McSherry for Parachuting for us
Alice Stainforth for collecting at a Reunion
Chris Morley and colleagues for their charity Bike Ride
Sainsburys Supermarkets for collecting for Brake at their Driver of the Year
Competition
Myerscough College
Kings House School
Jonny Saxton for organising a charity Rugby Match
Jane Marsh for organising an on-line Auction
Tynecastle School for organising a football match
Decora for their Dress Down Day
Sarah Harrison for organising a Fundraising Event
Nicola Reid for her sponsored run
And all the climbers who tackled Scafell Pike – Carolyn Smith, Fiona Wright, Nadine and Ewan Connor, Mel Cooke, Ron French, Amy Hayes, Chimp West Denise Cook, Hannah Graham and Bryan Park