US donation funds Whiteknights Pandemic Role

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes welcomes the start of British Summer Time with the news of receiving a major financial contribution to support our operational work.The Chairman of Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes, Andrew Foster said. “We’re extremely grateful to our volunteer Advanced Rider, Laurence for once again achieving a donation of $5000 from The MDRT Foundation in the United States. It is excellent to receive international recognition for the humanitarian voluntary work of Whiteknights in our region.

“More locally we extend our sincere thanks to Sheffield’s Swann-Morton Foundation, for their donation of £500 to support us during the pandemic. Whiteknights hope to reinstate our routine fundraising opportunities later in the year.”Pictured is Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes West Yorkshire Regional Manager, Andy Dickens, alongside Laurence Turner.

Whiteknights commemorate the late, Captain Sir Tom Moore with the arrival of a newly sponsored vehicle.

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bike have this weekend launched into service a BMW 330e car supplied by Stratstone BMW Harrogate.

The car has been named in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore and will be used for operational duties in the North Yorkshire Regional area.

North Yorkshire Regional Manager for Whiteknights, Martin Benson commented: “We are extremely grateful to Stratstone BMW and BMW UK for supporting the vital work we continue to do during the pandemic.

“The provision of this vehicle will reinforce our commitment to urgently transfer blood specimens and medical supplies, out-of-hours, free of charge for the NHS in all weather conditions. It seemed only fitting that Captain Sir Tom Moore be commemorated by Whiteknights at this time.”