Monitise and Partners Charity Bike Ride – 3rd & 4th July

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 5, 2014

40 Riders!  200 Miles!  2 Days!  One Goal!! Monitise and Partners Charity Bike Ride – 3rd & 4th July A team of staff from Monitise in London are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for Get A-Head as part of their corporate partnership with us. On Thursday 3rd July, 40 colleagues from Monitise will be cycling over two …Read more

Pedal Power: Team of 47 Unilever employees cycle to raise more than £50,000

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 3, 2014

After tragically losing Mel Jaggard, a much-loved colleague, to a rare form of head and neck cancer (Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma  – ACC) last year, a 47-strong team of Unilever employees donned their lycra and helmets two weeks ago to embark on a 180 mile cycle ride from Leatherhead to Mel’s hometown of Gilwern in South …Read more

More Miles 4 Mel

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 19, 2014

50 Riders! 180 Miles! One Goal! Cycle More Miles 4 Mel! Challenge Completed – Over £50,000 raised!! On Friday 16th and Saturday 17th May a team of 50 cyclists from Unilever completed their epic challenge to ride 180 miles from Leatherhead to Gilwern, South Wales in memory of their much loved colleague Mel Jaggard. The …Read more

Unilever riding Miles for Mel

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 12, 2014

50 Riders!  180 Miles!  2 Days!  One Goal!! Cycle Miles4Mel – 16th & 17th May A team of staff from Unilever in Leatherhead are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for Get A-Head in memory of one of their colleagues. Richard Marriott of Unilever says : “Last August, Mel Jaggard, a colleague in our Customer Development …Read more

Barclays Trade Staff Visit Get A-Head and QEHB

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 6, 2014

  Recently members of staff from Barclays Trade Department  came to visit Get A-Head and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to see first-hand how the money they are raising is being spent.  Below is Michelle’s story of the visit. On Friday 11th April Vicky Palmer, Lucy Antonini and I visited the Get A-Head charity manager Louise John who …Read more

Rybrook Supports Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 10, 2014

Get A-Head are pleased to announce that Rolls Royce Motors Cars Birmingham has chosen us as their Charity of the Year for 2014 Rybrook Rolls Royce will be supporting our existing events as well as putting on some additional events themselves. Dealer Principal Giles Rowley said: “We are delighted to be with Get A-Head in …Read more

Welcome to Barclays Trade

Posted by Louise John on January 30, 2014

We are also very pleased to welcome Barclays Trade The team at Barclays have taken us under their fundraising wings for the next 18 Months and already have some fantastic ideas and events lined up to raise funds for Get A-Head. We will keep you updated of forthcoming events on our News feed, so keep …Read more

Introducing Principal Partner Monitise

Posted by Louise John on

Get A-Head are proud to introduce our Principal Partner Following on from the success of the Get A-Head London launch in May 2013, where an evening of good food and wine and fun and laughter saw a staggering £22,401 raised for Get A-Head, Alastair Lukies CEO & C0-Founder of Monitise, has taken Get A-Head to his heart. He …Read more

Sporting Lunch with ORS UK

Posted by Louise John on December 6, 2013

  On Friday 29th November ORS UK held a fantastic Charity lunch for Get A-Head, which was organised by Karl Ward. The lunch was held at the superb OPUS Restaurant, on Cornwall Street, Birmingham and was attended by Will Carling OBE and David Duckham MBE. A delicious 3 course lunch was enjoyed by over 150 …Read more

Kenilworth Rugby Club, raise £1000 for Get A-Head

Posted by Louise John on November 11, 2013

Kenilworth Rugby Club hosted their first charity lunch on Saturday 9th November, choosing Get A-Head as their first charity to benefit from funds raised. The Event was sponsored by Bromwich Hardy and over 50 guests were treated to a 3 course lunch, followed by a home game against Lichfield – Results not  quite in Kenilworth’s favour, but a great …Read more

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