“Made Profiles Ltd are delighted to be supporting Helping Hand again this year. I personally know a family who were a beneficiary of Helping Hands support & having been asked to sponsor them again this year I was delighted to participate.”
Mark Derbyshire from Made Profiles Ltd
“Schneider Electric are proud to sponsor such an important charity event particularly one which holds more significance and importance than ever during these difficult times. We have a long-standing and close relationship with Leyland Trucks and can see they truly value supporting their local community which is something we also value. Good luck, hope you meet and exceed your targets and again thank you for giving us this opportunity to sponsor the event.”
Greg Fearn from Schneider Electric
“We’ve supplied steering system parts to Leyland Trucks for many years, so we’re familiar with the company’s charitable efforts and past fundraising events. We’re confident that together, we can reach the 2,800 mile goal set by Leyland Trucks. Everyone at Pailton Engineering is cheering on all the participants.
“Leyland Truck’s adaptability to raise their annual fundraising targets amid the global pandemic is impressive. While this year’s event has had to take a new format, the ethos and values behind the event are as positive as ever.”
Roger Brereton from Pailton Engineering
“As a local company, Essential Industrial Services Ltd have supported the Leyland Trucks Helping Hand Charity for over 15 years, whether it be the charity ball, sponsored bike rides or golf days. Upon reading the information on this year’s Miles Better Together event I noticed that it was supporting the North West Ambulance Service which made it extra special as I recently lost my brother in law who was a paramedic to COVID-19. We hope the event is a real success and we will continue to support the charity.”
Dave Jukes from Essential Industrial Services
“Brigade Electronics are proud to support Leyland Trucks for this fantastic cause.”
Emily Hardy from Brigade Electronics
Count us in was the immediate reaction from Leyland Rotary when they heard about this year’s Miles Better Together fundraising event organised by Leyland Trucks under the strapline Factory to Festival (FTF).
In previous years, the event has involved a cycle ride starting from Leyland Factory and finishing at Leyland Festival. Due to the current restrictions both events have had to be cancelled. This year’s event challenges participants to walk a mile a day during the two week period starting Monday 20th July, the event aims to raise funds for local charities by accumulating a total of 2,800 miles, the distance is the round trip from Leyland Trucks taking in all their European operations.
Tim Burridge, Leyland Rotary’s press officer, said the rotary ethos of ‘service above self‘ fits well with this event as a positive way to raise funds for local charities such as St. Catherine’s Hospice, NW Ambulance Service and front line NHS charities.
Tim Burridge and Tony Harrison from Rotary Club of Leyland
“Atlas Copco is pleased to support the FTF Miles Better Together initiative organised by one of our valued partners, Leyland Trucks. The impact of COVID-19 on both a commercial and personal level has been immense and by supporting this worthy cause we can help to ensure that vital support networks are able to continue their support of communities during these difficult times. We would like to send our best wishes to the Leyland Trucks team in their efforts to achieve the target distance of almost 3,000 miles.”
Garin Hornung, Projects Manager & Acting Business Line Manager – Motor Vehicle Industry for Atlas Copco Tools & Industrial Assembly Solutions