Charity fundraiser takes place this weekend with Total Foodservice
11 people will undertake a gruelling cycling challenge to raise a targeted £3,000 for the Town Foundation this weekend.
Town’s Corporate Fundraising Officer Mandy Taylor will join 10 employees and suppliers of Club Partner Total Foodservice and pedal a 150 mile route along the West Yorkshire Cycle Route via the sights of Haworth, Ilkley and Hemsworth, which are not known for their flat terrain!
From their starting point at the Darrington Premier Inn just off the A1, they will head anti clockwise via Pontefract, Castleford, Boston Spa, Bramhope, and Ilkley before stopping overnight at the YHA in Haworth. The following day will be a gruelling start over the Oxenhope Moor through to Hebden, Holmfirth and eventually finding some flat land once again and finishing off back at the Premier Inn in Darrington.
Food wholesalers TFS have been instrumental in the running of the Town Foundation’s Early Kick-Off Breakfast Clubs and have ensured that healthy and nutritious breakfasts are delivered to the nine clubs in operation across Kirklees.
TFS Company Purchasing Manager Jason Sheard – who will lead the team on their two day challenge – commented:
“The co-ordination of the event is in itself a mammoth task but I know it will be worthwhile as our team of 11 aims to raise much needed funds for the Huddersfield Town Foundation.
“In the last three years the Company Charity Bike ride has raised over £10,000 for three different local charities and I hope that this year once again we can raise a significant sum to really make an impact on the work of Huddersfield Town Foundation.”
Mandy Taylor, Town’s Corporate Fundraising Officer, added:
“Having completed the Pedal for Pounds bike ride last year I was keen to get back on the saddle and face another new adventure. It makes me incredibly proud to have been welcomed to join the TFS team and especially so as all proceeds raised will go directly to the charity I represent.
“TFS have shown immense support to the Town Foundation and are key to the on-going success of the Early Kick-Off Breakfast Clubs, joining them in this gruelling challenge is the very least I can do to show my gratitude.”