Powersystems UK’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ Takes on National Three Peaks Challenge to Support Dementia UK

March 7, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Powersystems UK will be participating in the National Three Peaks Challenge from Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9. Our team of twelve participants, known as the Dirty Dozen, will embark on this sponsored walk, conquering the highest peaks in Scotland, England, and Wales. This arduous journey not only marks a personal milestone for us but also presents an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for Dementia UK. The team have a collective fund-raising goal of £9,600.

The impact of dementia is profound, affecting millions of people globally. Dementia UK’s specialised support for those affected by the condition is invaluable in alleviating its burden on individuals and their families.

We are reaching out to request support for our National Three Peaks Challenge. Any assistance, whether financial contributions or promotional support, will aid us in reaching our fundraising goal of £9,600 All proceeds raised from this event will be donated to Dementia UK to further their vital work.

We appreciate your consideration of our request and are available to provide additional information about our fundraising efforts and the National Three Peaks Challenge. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by dementia, creating a world where everyone can live well with this condition.

Meet the 12-strong Powersystems Dirty Dozen team participating in the challenge.

In the heart of Powersystems UK, amidst the hum of keyboards and the crackle of electricity, there exists a team unlike any other. They are known as the Dirty Dozen – a group of pragmatic, heroic, and stoic individuals with a singular mission: to make a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

Led by their unwavering determination and fuelled by their collective passion, the Dirty Dozen will embark on a journey to raise funds for Dementia UK. Each member brings unique skills and expertise to the table, forming a formidable force against the challenges ahead.

First among them is Captain Marlize Wood, a seasoned leader with a sharp mind and a compassionate heart. With her strategic prowess and unwavering resolve, she will guide the team through every obstacle they faced. Click here for Marlize’s JustGiving Page.

At her side stands Lieutenant Andrew Hislop, an expert in logistics, travel and planning. His meticulous attention to detail ensures that every aspect of their mission will be carefully coordinated and executed flawlessly. Click here for Andrew’s JustGiving Page.

Sergeant Jacob Turner, a skilled communicator and empathetic listener, lends his talents to connect with supporters and spread awareness about this cause. His ability to inspire others with his words make him an invaluable asset to the team. Click here for Jacob’s JustGiving Page.

Then there is Corporal Scott Pearce, a tech-savvy genius who utilises his expertise to harness the power of social media and online platforms, amplifying the group message to reach a wider audience. Click here for Scott’s JustGiving Page.

Private Mia Thorpe, brings her knowledge and compassionate care to the forefront, offering support and guidance to those affected by dementia and their families. Click here for Mia’s JustGiving Page.

Private Darren Williams, a former firefighter, brings his bravery and resilience to the team, tackling challenges head-on and never backing down in the face of adversity. Click here for Darren’s JustGiving Page.

Private Caity Collier, an artist with a creative flair, uses her talents to, captivating the hearts and minds of supporters. Click here for Caity’s JustGiving Page.

Private Alfie Bennett, a fitness enthusiast, leads the team in rigorous training sessions, ensuring they are all physically prepared for the demanding tasks ahead. Click here for Alfie’s JustGiving Page.

Private Gavin Cook, a finance expert, manages the team’s budget with precision and skill, ensuring that every penny raised is used effectively to support their cause. Click here for Gavin’s JustGiving Page.

Private Chris Jenkins, a construction worker with a knack for building and problem-solving, lends his expertise to organise fundraising events and initiatives, bringing communities together in support of their mission. Click here for Chris’s JustGiving Page.

Private Trevor Bamber, a teacher with a passion for education, focused on raising awareness among young people about the impact of dementia, empowering them to make a difference in their own way. Click here for Trevor’s JustGiving Page.

And finally, Private Joel Blount, a volunteer coordinator, working tirelessly to recruit and mobilise volunteers from all walks of life, uniting them in their shared commitment to the cause. Click here for Joel’s JustGiving Page.

Together, the Dirty Dozen embark on their mission, facing challenges with courage and determination. Their goal is ambitious – to raise £9,600 for Dementia UK – but with their collective strength and unwavering dedication, they know that anything is possible.

As they train rigorously for the tasks ahead, they also call upon the generosity of others to support their cause. Each donation, no matter how small, brings them one step closer to their goal and makes a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

And so, the Dirty Dozen march forward, their spirits high and their hearts full of hope. For they knew that with unity, perseverance, and the support of their community, they can overcome any challenge and achieve their mission of making the world a better place for those living with dementia.

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