Burke Bros Moving like to play their part in helping fundraising initiatives for charities local to their Midlands, UK based head office. Managing Director of the award winning international removals and storage company; Gary Burke took time out for the 105 mile Wolverhampton to Aberdovey Bike Ride before receiving his medal from Paralympic athlete Ellie Simmonds.
The annual charity bike ride is held to raise funds for a number of local charities. This year 14 charities ranging from: Acorns Children’s Hospice; Changing Lives; Newlife Foundation to the Shrewsbury Music Therapy Unit, all benefitted from the fundraising event. Thanks to the 700 fellow cyclists taking part, the event has raised in excess of £105,000. Despite a number of unfortunate minor accidents along the way, cyclists completed the ride at Aberdovey Yacht Club on the afternoon of Friday 16 June, with Gary crossing the line shortly before 3pm.
Speaking about the event; Gary Burke commented; “It’s important, as a company that we give back to our local area through such fundraising events. We also value the pursuit of sport amongst our employees to maintain a work: life balance and benefit from the discipline, team work and focus that playing sports can bring.