The chosen charity for this years event is Heel & Toe Children’s Charity. Every contestant will have the challenge and great pleasure in raising as much as they can for this local charity.
Heel and Toe Children’s Charity is a North East charity that provides FREE conductive education sessions. This is provided to any child in the North East with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities. The sessions Heel & Toe offer help children to cope with everyday life as well as strengthening muscles, improving movement and health and wellbeing. This FREE therapy is provided to children aged between 6 months and 19 years old and Heel & Toe support over 125 children per week. Heel & Toe are not government funded and so rely solely on fundraising events and donations from the public. The charity needs to raise £500,000 per annum to keep the centre open.