The Ladies group of Inner Wheel Hull Kingston, have decided to close
their group after forty years of serving their local communities. At their
final Charter event in June they decided to support two charities in their
final year of fundraising. Following various fundraising opportunities they
have made a donation of £1000 to Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes.
Pictured receiving the donation is PR Manager, Matthew from Whiteknights, Inner Wheel, District 137 Chairperson, Christine Smith, and Inner Wheel Hull Kingston President, Ann Johnson.
On behalf of all the volunteers at Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes, we convey our congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on Her Platinum Jubilee of 70 years reign. Whiteknights are attending various events across Yorkshire this Bank Holiday to join in with the celebrations.
A Hand of Friendship national tour of Blood Bikes groups being undertaken by two Blood Bikers over the Jubilee Weekend has arrived in Yorkshire.
Thomas and Mark from newly-formed NABB Group, Highland and Islands Blood Bikes, are circumnavigating the UK stopping along the way to obtain signatures on their Friendship Charter. Having departed Inverness at 4AM they arrived at Pontefract Castle at lunchtime. They were greeted by Whiteknights, Paul Andrews, Ian Dabell and Neil Clarkson.
In return, Paul presented the two travellers with a well deserved bottle of Yorkshire tipple, Theakstons Old Peculiar.
Thomas added: “It’s been really fantastic to meet our fellow Blood Bikers around the country. I can’t believe its never been undertaken before.”
iLadies of the Sheffield branch of Soroptimists International, have made a major donation to Sheffield’s voluntary Blood Bikers.
The visiting President of Soroptimists International, Yorkshire region, Madame President, Lindsay Green presented Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes Deputy South Yorkshire Manager, Andrew Wragg with a donation of £500 at a recent event at Tapton Hall.
“This evening we have learnt in more detail the marvellous voluntary service
provided in Sheffield and across Yorkshire by Whiteknights’s Blood Bikers. The
urgent transportation service they provide free of charge to the NHS during the
night and at weekends is an inspiration and we thoroughly commend the
commitment to patient care they demonstrated during the Pandemic.”
A ten year-old boy who is visiting all 20 Premier League football clubs around the country to raise funds for local Blood Bike Charities has arrived in Sheffield.
Caiden Rolph, from Peterborough, received a warm welcome from Sheffield Blood Bikers at the Sheffield United ground earlier today.
Caiden was wearing his specially made Blood Biker vest adorned with the badges of the Blood Bike charities he has met and supported.
Caiden’s mother Claire said, “It’s been wonderful to meet the Whiteknights today and for Caiden to go pitch-side at Bramall Lane.
“Caiden has Autism and is a huge football fan. It’s been a wonderful adventure for him to visit the Premier League clubs and to highlight the voluntary work of Blood Bikes around the country over the last few years.”
Caiden presented Whiteknights, South Yorkshire Manager, Roy Clark with a cheque for £150 which he had raised.
Pictured are Sheffield Blood Bikers from Whiteknights, Chris, Ann, Paul, Roy and Andrew alongside Caiden and Claire Rolph.
More good news for Whiteknights’ Out-of-hours urgent transportation service.
The current President of Hull Kingston Inner Wheel, Ann Johnson (pictured) has announced the selection of Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes as her chosen charity for 2022.
Ann was joined by the ladies of the Inner Wheel group at a recent fundraising opportunity held at a Waitrose Supermarket.
Whiteknights are extremely grateful to be selected by groups as demand for support in the charity sector is at an all time high.
Yorkshire Blood Bike announce a new campaign to recruit official fundraising
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Advanced-qualified riders of
Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes were thrilled to present the members
of Birstall Library’s Knit and Natter group with their top fundraising award.
The Knit and Natter
group have been donating sales of knitted items they have specifically created during
the pandemic to sustain Whiteknights’ urgent transportation service, which is
free to the NHS.
Riders Kevin Heap and
Neil Clarkson presented ‘Whiteknights Champions Awards’ to the members of the
group for raising over £2500.
Chairman of the
Yorkshire Blood Bike charity, Andrew Foster commented:
“The extent of the
commitment, dedication and generosity of the Birstall Library Knit and Natter
group has been truly inspiring.
‘The fundraising of
this small group has been of vital importance to our work during the pandemic
lock downs and we hugely appreciate every penny they have raised to support our
work benefitting the care of Hospital and Hospice patients in our region.”
Pictured receiving the awards in front of members of the group are Gill Townsend, Customer Service Officer at Birstall Library and Elaine Jewel of the Knit and Natter Group.
Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes are
thrilled to announce they have received a funding award from Yorkshire Building
Society’s Charitable Foundation.
Whiteknights were successfully nominated for the
£1750 donation by Tony Bradley, a property engineer for Yorkshire Building
Society and a volunteer rider with Whiteknights West Yorkshire. In light of
this, The Yorkshire Blood Bikes charity has conveyed upon YBS the status of, “Whiteknights
Mr Bradley, who is based at the Society’s head
office in Bradford, said: “I’m delighted that Yorkshire Building Society
Charitable Foundation, which is funded by our members, has been able to support
Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes once again. The volunteers do amazing work for
our community supporting our regional NHS with an urgent transportation service
between hospitals, hospices throughout Yorkshire.”
Chairman of Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes,
Andrew Foster commented.
“This funding from Yorkshire Building Society’s
Charitable Foundation will help to finance our on-going operational commitments
now we are entering the de-escalation phase of the pandemic.
“We have conveyed the status of “Whiteknights
Champions” on YBS for their continued support. We really appreciate the
recognition of the service we provide to support patient care in Yorkshire.”
Pictured is YBS employee and Whiteknights Rider,
Tony Bradley with the Whiteknights Champions certificate awarded to YBS.
Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes South Yorkshire would like to thank Plumco and Just Trade Windows for becoming an official tyre sponsor for the South Yorkshire Blood Bikes Ivanhoe and Lottie 2.
It’s very much appreciated to receive support from South Yorkshire businesses in this way.
Pictured is South Yorkshire Regional Manager, Roy Clark, with Lewis from Plumco and Frank from Just Trade Windows.
Just Trade Windows
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