News

LONDON TO NICE CYCLE CHALLENGE UPDATE

THE CHILDREN’S CENTRE ANNOUNCE SPONSORS FOR LONDON TO NICE CYCLE

The Children’s Centre are excited to announce a number of sponsors for its forthcoming London to Nice cycle challenge.  The headline sponsor is local online gaming company Playtech .

Playtech’s Group Head of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Ian Ince, said “We are delighted to support this massive cycling challenge of just under 1,000 miles!

We are also very proud to be raising valuable funds for an independent local Manx charity. We know this charity makes a huge difference on the Island and are delighted to be involved in supporting them in this way. We wish all of the participants every success in their journey”.

Children’s Centre Event organiser Lisa Motley and cycle participant in the challenge said “Our annual cycling challenge is always a great event. Once again we are delighted that 17 cyclist will be taking part in this endurance event.  

We are grateful to Playtech as their support will ensure that all of the funds raised by our amazing cyclists will go direct to our charitable services. 

In addition I would like to take this opportunity to thank two other sponsors KPMG for sponsoring the kit along with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company for their continued support with off island travel”. 

The intrepid cyclists will set off from London on Saturday 28th April and will arrive in Nice 11 days later on Tuesday 8th May. They will have ridden almost 1,000 miles and climbed 60,000ft including the iconic Mont Ventoux!

To support the charity please donate to Lisa to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lisa-motley2

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support our work.

  • £3,000 per day to run our charitable programmes
  • £7 benefit for every £1 spent on Thriving families programme
  • 40% of local children and young people engaged in our services
  • 16 groups of all ages hosted at the Farm each week