Join us in supporting Dave’s Charity Sleep Out

Posted on 23 April 2024

We’re so proud of our Head of Maintenance, Dave, for taking on an incredible challenge in our very own Oaklands’ garden, to support a charity close to his heart, The Royal British Legion.

Dave served in the Army for 13 years and wanted to raise vital funds and awareness for over 6000 veterans experiencing homelessness in the UK right now.

From 8th-10th March, Dave and his brother John, took on ‘The Great Tommy Sleep Out’, sleeping on the Oaklands lawn in their sleeping bags for 3 nights. Our residents loved watching Dave take on the challenge and were cheering them both on!

On successfully completing the challenge, Dave said: “I’m overwhelmed by the support everyone at Oaklands has shown me. It is great to be able to raise money and awareness for such a special charity. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

With every penny raised, Royal British Legion Industries can provide safe, warm housing and ensure everyone has a fair opportunity to gain employment, regardless of health conditions or disability.

At the last count, Dave raised an incredible £779 for the Royal British Legion. But, it’s not too late to sponsor him!

Please help Dave raise much needed funds for this incredible cause by clicking the link: www.justgiving.com/page/dave-ray

Well done Dave, what an incredible achievement!

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