Raffle tickets are now on sale that mark our 10th birthday. there are some great prizes to be won: 2 holidays!!! – one in Spain, the other in Scotland – and some other, equally fabulous prizes. Only £1 a ticket – £5 a book. Contact [email protected]/tel 01536 266681 to buy. Tickets for our birthday party disco now on sale. £22 each.
BNI Synergy – the business group that has made Action for Asperger’s their charity of the Year for three years running did a Yorkshire ‘three peaks challenge’ and fundraised almost £2,500! This was a splendid amount and will do so much to support our work.
For our young clients’ computer games club…Nintendo Switches donated by Peterborough businesses –
MR. James Manning of www.princeenergy.co.uk
MR. Brett Groome of www.chrisgroomedecorating.co.uk
MR. Antony Jaggard of www.taylor-roselaw.co.uk
This is absolutely wonderful for our clients and we are so very grateful for James’, Brett’s and Adrian’s kindness and generosity. Thanks also to BNI Synergy Peterborough for their unwavering support.
Mother and daughter Louise and Alice Stevenson raised £400++ for Action for Asperger’s by running the Oxford half marathon. As long-time supporters of Action for Asperger’s, we are delighted that their kind generosity continues year in, year out. We promise we won’t let you down!
August & September 2017
Keith Miller from Cardiff ran the Humber marathon and fundraised £258-00 for Action for Asperger’s.
Both the Rushden Rotaract Club and The Northants Jaguar Owners Club did some stirling fundraising work for our charity, and, cheques combined, raised just under £1,000. We are extremely grateful to both groups.
Left: Elaine Nicholson of AfA being presented with a £675 cheque from Nick Kennedy of Henderson Insurance, Peterborough, during a BNI Synergy breakfast meeting on 19 July. Nick and colleagues raised the cash by holding a golf day. AfA is extremely grateful for BNI Synergy and Henderson Insurance’s support.
Please support Bright Insight Limited who want to support AfA!
Alice Stevenson ran the Edinburgh marathon for Action for Asperger’s and fundraised £370 in the process. Fabulous effort Alice!
The Business Networking group BNI Synergy of Peterborough, did some truly eggcellent fundraising for our charity. Not only did each and every member bring in an egg during their usual business breakfast meeting, but they also raffled the large egg, seen in the hand of Elaine, CEO, in the picture, and fundraised £68! Pictured right are some boys from the Dr Who club that we run enjoying their Easter chocolate bunnies.
On a sweltering hot Sunday (9 April 2017) Becca Wood ran the Brighton marathon for our charity, and fundraised a splendid £441.20!
Thanks go to Wendy & her team of ladies and Dawn H for fundraising for Saggo the Worry Eater. We hope to keep Saggo well fed by both young and old clients!
Autism Awareness month. Thanks to David Bird of DB Sound & Vision for putting together our promotional video (below).
Integrating Solutions Limited kindly supplied us with a new photocopier free of charge. Thanks go to Chris, installation guy, and Paul Robins, Regional Sales Manager, for making this possible.
ISL, East Wing, Stuart House, St. John’s Street, Peterborough, PE1 5DD
£100 received from www.teachingcave.com
“At Teaching Cave we are always keen to support amazing programmes, initiatives, schools and charities. After reading about the great works of ‘Action for Asperger’s’ and the counselling they provide, we wanted to show our support by offering a financial donation. We know that our donation will provide help to those affected by Asperger’s Syndrome and hope the great work of ‘Action for Asperger’s’ continues long into the future.”
Chris Dillon, Director – Teaching Cave Ltd
This event, walked by Action for Asperger’s clients, fundraised £1,000
Rotaract Club of Rushden has said that they will do fundraising for Action for Asperger’s for the year to June 2017. Wonderful!
These brave chaps from the business networking group BNI Synergy of Peterborough agreed to take part in a Row-a-thon that was to last a full 24 hours on Friday 8 July, commencing 6.00 p.m. until Saturday 9 July. These supporters raised an impressive £1,226-75 for our charity.
The Northants Business Club
Martin Bird Photography
Martin Bird Photography(http://www.mbfoto.co.uk) had the brilliant idea of running a pop-up professional portrait studio for the business club members of BNI Synergy, Peterborough. Martin raised a wonderful £300 by charging £10 per person. Thanks to Martin and all at BNI Synergy.