Pentland Push, 2016
We are thrilled to report that all eight members of Team Dunedin, plus four family and friends, successfully completed the Pentland Push - "One of the toughest challenge events in Scotland", in aid of St Columba’s Hospice.
St Columba’s Hospice strives to ensure everyone within its community has access to excellent palliative care whoever they are, wherever they are and whenever they need it.find out more
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, 2016 nominated charity
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has been the National Charity of the British Army since 1944. They offer a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families.
They pride themselves on making a difference at a critical point in peoples’ lives and are committed to supporting all future generations of our soldiers and their dependents.
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Barnardo’s, 2016 nominated charity
Dangers old and new threaten children today, but since 1866 Barnardo’s has always been there for the children who need them the most. Their work today includes addressing issues around poverty, abuse, fostering & adoption, parenting, homelessness, disability and youth unemployment.
You can view Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary video here. Dunedin's donation allows Barnardo’s to provide 100 vulnerable families on a low income, all of whom are supported by Barnardo’s in Edinburgh and London, with essential warm clothing and shoes for their growing children.find out more
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust & Parkinson’s UK, 2015
Dunedin sponsored Norman Yarrow to complete ‘Norman’s Conquest.’ A challenge Norman set himself to walk the Southern Upland Way in aid of Parkinson’s UK and The Cure Parkinson's Trust.
Following an operation in 2013 to remove a tumour from his lung, Norman was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. He is now determined to help find a cure.
Parkinson’s is a debilitating progressive neurological condition that affects 1 in 500 people. That's about 127,000 people in the UK. Currently there is no cure for Parkinson’s but a wealth of ground-breaking research is currently underway.
If you would like to sponsor Norman in his great conquest, please follow the links below:find out more
Cancer Research UK, 2015 nominated charity
Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. They have saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and survival has doubled over the past 40 years.
Cancer Research UK’s vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Currently 33,000 patients take part in their 250 clinical trials across the UK every year and they fund over 4,000 Scientists, Doctors and Nurses.find out more
Macmillan, 2014 nominated charity
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help.
Dunedin’s donation allowed Macmillan to fund a cancer information and support officer for almost a month, in both London and Edinburgh.
British Heart Foundation, 2014 nominated charity
The fight against cardiovascular disease is as important as ever. It remains one of our biggest killers, and seven million people across the UK are living with it. The BHF is fighting for every heartbeat by funding pioneering research and funding equipment such as life-saving defibrillators. Every pound raised, minute of your time and donation to their shops will help make a difference to people’s lives.
Dunedin has made a donation to part fund the purchase of defibrillators for use in the UK.find out more
The Outward Bound Trust, 2013 nominated charity
The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that inspires young people to fulfil their potential through challenging outdoor experiences, raising self-esteem and preparing them to face the future with confidence.
Dunedin sponsored an Outward Bound® course attended by 16 young people, accompanied by 4 teachers, from Christ Church Primary School (Brixton, London). The group of 11 year olds spent three days at the Ullswater Centre in the Lake District.find out more
Teenage Cancer Trust, 2013 nominated charity
Teenage Cancer Trust’s vision is a future where young people’s lives don’t stop because they have cancer. The charity makes sure they are treated as young people first and cancer patients second in an age appropriate environment.find out more
Maggie’s, 2012 nominated charity
Maggie’s centres offer free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Help is offered freely to anyone with any type of cancer. There are centres throughout the UK and you can drop-in at any time.find out more
Wooden Spoon, 2012 nominated charity
Wooden Spoon, founded in 1983, is one of the largest funders of respite and medical treatment centres, sensory enhancement therapeutic facilities, specialist playgrounds, sports activity areas, and community-based programmes in the UK.
Supported by volunteer committees and their great fundraising ideas, Wooden Spoon makes sure that all the money raised stays in the local community to fund local projects.with the express aim of helping disabled and disadvantaged children and young people in the UK live happier and richer lives.find out more
Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathalon, 2012
Buoyed by two recent successful exits and a strongly performing portfolio, a 16 person team from Dunedin completed one of the toughest one day physical challenges in the UK, The Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon up in the Scottish Highlands.find out more