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Stopfords Challenge 25!

Stopfords have been in business for 25 years! As part of our celebrations we decided to set our team a challenge, 25 YEARS = 25 MILES, which involved…

  • a 13-mile half marathon,
  • swimming 1 mile
  • an 11-mile bike ride cycling around our hometown of Mansfield visiting local clients

We completed this to raise money for charities that we work closely with, our chosen charities were S.H.E. UK, Mansfield Street Pastors and Rumbles Catering Project see below for more information on each charity.

Sunday 20th October 

Tuesday 29th October

Wednesday 30th October

S.H.E. UK

S.H.E. UK is a UK Registered Charity based in Nottinghamshire that offers a holistic range of support services for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, exploitation, and sexual violence. They also offer bespoke training and events for organisations and companies who would like to know more about these areas, in addition to training staff, expanding their knowledge base, and showing them how to deal sensitively with this issue.

SHE UK offers women’s support groups, providing a time to share and care in a safe and relaxed environment; personal development and creative therapy groups; 1-to-1 and crisis therapy; and support in many other areas. They have a highly trained and dedicated staff team ready to support survivors.

S.H.E UK is a registered charity, number 1086697.

Mansfield Street Pastors

Mansfield Street Pastors was formed in 2011. Working independently, but with the full support of the Local Authority and the Police; working closely with security and door staff of the pubs and clubs, patrolling the Town Centre on Saturday nights between 9pm and 4am.

The aim of Mansfield Street Pastors is to be a visible presence on the streets contributing to a safer Mansfield The Street Pastor team consists of over 35 Christian volunteers from Churches in and around Mansfield. We are not there to preach – but to show the love of the Lord Jesus, in a practical way.

Mansfield Street Pastors is a registered charity, number 1143511.

Rumbles Catering Project

Rumbles Catering Project has been in existence now 20+ years in North Nottinghamshire. Our aim is to provide training and work based volunteering placements for people with learning disabilities and disadvantaged persons in a realistic working environment. They offer life skill training alongside NVQ courses in Catering, Hospitality and Customer Service.

Over the years they have helped many young people, offering them the opportunity to achieve nationally accredited qualifications and have seen a number of beneficiaries go on to independent living and paid work placements, some within Rumbles and some elsewhere.

Rumbles Catering Project is a registered charity, number 1098404.

 
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