After nominating Survive as our Charity of the Year for the second time in 2013, we were delighted to present the domestic abuse charity with a cheque for £1,104.03 at their Bristol offices.
Money was raised over the last 12 months through special fundraising events, such as a BRD Bingo Night, Roll to Bath and ‘On a Promise’ charity auction, plus donations and bucket collections at all BRD events and games!
Bristol Roller Derby’s chair, Hannah David (aka HD) said: “We have really enjoyed supporting Survive over the last two years and are delighted that the money raised by Bristol Roller Derby has gone to a local charity working for such an important cause. On behalf of Bristol Roller Derby I would like to wish Survive all the best for the future.”
Gillian Carson, Sustainability Manager at Survive said “We would like to thank you all at Bristol Roller Derby for all your fundraising efforts and for presenting us with another lovely big cheque. We are proud to have been your charity of the year for the last two years and we wish you all well for the future. The money raised will transform the lives of women and children on their journey towards freedom from domestic abuse. As well as raising money for us, you have helped raise awareness of domestic abuse, so we thank you for that also.”
In 2014 BRD will supporting the Bristol branch of Off the Record, a charity that provides young people with free, confidential counselling and support. Look out for collection buckets at our next game and find out more about Off the Record at: http://www.otrbristol.org.uk/