Meet our 2018 On The Move team

By 5th March 2018 No Comments
Movers & Shakers

Meet our 2018 On The Move team

Meet the inspirational men and women that made a difference for a better world in 2018

Meet our 2018 On The Move team

In 2018, there were a team of over 50 highly motivated, super dedicated contributors that trained hard for the MK Marathon and shook buckets day and night; all in the name of raising money for the Winter Night Shelter MK and Meningitis Now. Their aim was to complete the MK Marathon and raise £13,000 each for the two charities in the process. Here’s what they achieved.

Our Movers

Much like 2019, our 2018 campaign centred around a really big event – the Milton Keynes Marathon. We assembled a team of over 50 of our most dedicated members to take part in the event – choosing either the full marathon or half marathon.

The team were committed to the cause without question – going out on regular training runs together, using Facebook to cheer each other on, and helping each other out with fundraising ideas when the going got tough. From training in the snow, to running a marathon in the blistering heat, the team were relentless in their quest to raise money, and run a marathon, all for a great cause (or two).

Our Fundraisers

But that nots all. Because whilst the movers were training, there was another group of amazing people that were also fundraising, still in the name of On The Move. Although not running the marathon, they still wanted to do their bit for the two charities so they set about organising everything from bake sales and raffles through to DJ’ing at club nights, to raise as much money as possible. They even took a treadmill on tour, recruited some runners, and arranged to run marathons in busy shopping centres at the weekend – all whilst shaking buckets!

Their contribution meant that the On The Move campaign didn’t just achieve it’s 2018 target – we smashed it!

How did they do?

With huge thanks to the movers and shakers of the 2018 team, to the companies that supported them, and most of all to those that donated; the 2018 team raised:

Team Unity Park Station – £19,352.43

Team Meningitis Now – £26,176.99

Who took part?

Our 2018 team was truly awesome. We couldn’t have asked more of them, at every step of the way they more than delivered. We couldn’t be more proud.

We owe our most sincere thanks to our incredible family of Movers and Shakers including:

In support of Meningitis Now

Alexander Cubitt / Chris Brewster / Dan Jackson / David Anderson / Dawn Myers-John / Eleanor Thompson / Georgina Hudson / Georgina Shute / Harri Smith / Harry Winser / Jason Charles / John Fairclough / Kirsty Lindsell / Lara James / Louise Neal / Mercedez Freshwater / Michelle Bezant / Michelle Brooks / Peter Brooks-Johnson / Phil Bates / Phil Sumption / Robbie Appleyard / Robert Smith / Sam Wagner / Simon Feilden / Stephanie Baravelli / Stephen Jenkins / Stuart Chung / Stuart Shapley / Stuart Whittall / Tullio Coppotelli

In support of Winter Night Shelter, Milton Keynes

Adam Harvey / Alex Wallbank / Antonio Amoroso / Becky Merson / Ben Bowley / Beth Carswell / Chloe Rees / Chris B / Chris Harper / Christopher Foster / Connie Andrews / Derrick Barnes / Elizabeth Quirke / Emanuele Tumminello / Faye Thompson / Graham Feasey / Heather Sell / Helen Jenkings / James Bassil / James Clarke / Katie Luxford / Kayleigh Fairweather / Kel Kurekgi / Lee Hewitt / Martin Hawes / Martin O'Neill / Matt Birt / Milly Jones / Natasha Brissenden / Richard Alton / Ruth Price / Sara Monk / Sarah Powell / Simon Zacharzewski / Sophie Windmill

We salute you!

You can check the progress of the 2019 On The Move team, as well as find links to donate directly to one of their fundraising pages, on our JustGiving team pages for our two causes.

Check them out here:

See our team progress, as it happens

Meningitis Now - On The Move team page
Winter Night Shelter MK - On The Move team page

All donations go directly to Meningitis Now or the Winter Night Shelter MK via Just Giving. On The Move do not collect any of the donation amount towards the maintenance of the campaign. All associated costs of the On The Move campaign are covered by Rightmove.

Please give generously, together we can make a difference.