We did it – yesterday Sunday 19th June was an absolutely amazing day. Beacon Radio organised a fantastic fundraising event for Promise Dreams (supported by Wolverhampton University and 3,500 lovely people pounded the pavements of Wolverhampton with a 10 mile walk from Himley Hall to Wolverhampton Racecourse.
The weather was really kind and in spite of a not too good forecast, the sun shone for us all and the outcome was phenomenal.
At the end of the day Beacon were calling £88,000 raised but the final amount was yet to come and this morning, the 20th June, Fresh made the announcement that the the total raised was……….
a lot of tears were shed at the Promise Dreams office this morning because we can only imagine just how many dreams are going to be delivered in the next few months to so many lovely kids.
It was so lovely listening to so many of you who took part, telling your stories on Beacon. Thank you – every one of you.
From Steve, Don, Beverley and myself – a heartfelt thank you.
To Beacon – hats off to you all for such a brilliant job. Your organisation was fab.
Photos courtesy of Benjamin Lycett