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McCrea Financial Services 2018 Challenges

8 team members

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][b]McCreas Fundraising is well underway with our nominated Charity Partner, Action for Children Scotland [/b][/p][p]It has been an extremely busy time outside office hours for many of us at McCreas, as we undergo preparation and training for a number of fundraising challenges to raise money for our chosen charity partner, [url=https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/]Action for Children Scotland[/url]. [/p][p][b]FLYING FEVER PARAGLIDE UPDATE [/b]After a false start last year due to the Scottish weather, Managing Director, Douglas McCrea has unfortunately had two more recent failed attempts at 'Flying Fever Paragliding this year', when he ventured to Arran on 31st May - 1st June, to throw himself off a cliff. Due to bad weather conditions, much to his disappointment, he could not get airborne, however he will try again in July and we are all looking forward to this one! (Douglas doesn’t like heights!) [b]Watch the video [/b][url=https://www.facebook.com/mccreafs/videos/2097813600437819/][b]here[/b][/url][b] to discover his thoughts on the paraglide situation.[/b][/p][p]Douglas has recently completed the [b]Rob Roy Way Walk[/b] – one of the Scottish long-distance walks covering 84 miles running from Drymen to Pitlochry in 4.5 days. [/p][p]You can see how he did in his blog [url=http://www.mccreafs.co.uk/news/douglas-mccreas-rob-roy-blog/]here[/url].[/p][p][b]THREE PEAKS - THEY'VE DONE IT![/b] Our magnificent McCreas Mountaineers tackled Britain's three highest mountains for the Three Peaks Challenge, climbing 3,407 metres across Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon. They completed this epic voyage for Action for Children Scotland in just 23 hours & 55 minutes![/p][p][b]OUR 2018 CHARITY EVENTS[/b][/p][p]On Friday 22nd June we held our most recent charity event - our Charity Race Night, at Hillhead Sports Club. More information to follow shortly...[/p][p]We also held our[b] [/b]9th McCrea Financial Services Golf day which took place on the Robert the Bruce Course at Turnberry.[/p][p][b]For a breakdown of all McCreas 2018 Charity Challenges / events, click [/b][url=http://www.mccreafs.co.uk/news/mccreas-2018-charity-fundraising-challenges/]here[/url][b].[/b][/p][p]Meanwhile, Head of Marketing Elaine Hamilton, and Director, Jonathan Campbell completed McCreas first 2018 Fundraising Challenge - the London Marathon, on 22nd April (the hottest London Marathon day on record!) [b]The full story on this can be found on our website [/b][url=http://www.mccreafs.co.uk/news/mccreas-charity-challenge-update/][b]here.[/b][/url][b] [/b][/p][p][b]More information on Action for Children:[/b][/p][p]Action for Children operates more than 80 services in Scotland supporting and transforming the lives of 14,000 of the most disadvantaged children, families and young people.[/p][p][b]Elaine Hamilton[/b], Head of Marketing at McCrea Financial Services comments on her :[/p][p][i]"We are delighted to announce our partnership with Action for Children in Scotland. They engage in fantastic work and we feel it is a charity our clients and colleagues can really get behind. [/i][/p][p][b]Julie Lunt[/b], Senior Fundraiser at Action for Children, added:[/p][p][i]“We are really pleased to be McCrea Financial Services’ charity partner for 2018. This partnership will help support our life-changing work with some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged children and young people through the 87 services we run across the country.[/i][/p][p]McCrea Financial Services have been providing professional financial planning advice and assistance to individuals, businesses and charities since they were formed in 1999 by Managing Director, Douglas McCrea. [/p][p]Based in Glasgow, but serving the whole of the UK, as well as clients abroad, McCreas pride themselves on a professional and friendly service. [/p][p]As part of a commitment to the city where it all started, McCreas are sponsors of Partick Thistle and Glasgow Warriors, as well as supporting Hillhead Jordanhill Rugby Club and West of Scotland Cricket Club, amongst others.[/p]
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2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

22 Apr 2018


Action For Children

Action For Children



Janice and Rod Ainslie



Scott Macdonald

Well done Douglas and the McCreas team

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Bryony Willett

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


WoSCC Players

Well done McCrea FS. This is a great effort, hope you make your target

£55.00 plus £13.75 Gift Aid



£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid



Well done

£44.00 plus £11.00 Gift Aid


Suzy and Kevin Bunten

Well done Doug and team.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Cath Hall

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Jim Hendry

Well done Team McCrea.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Ian Smith

Better late than never. Magnificent performance, once again.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Elaine Hamilton

Elaine Hamilton

Lesley McGinty

Lesley McGinty

Doug Hall

Doug Hall

Stacey Russell

Stacey Russell

Gillian Toner

Gillian Toner

Karen MacIntosh

Karen MacIntosh

Douglas McCrea

Douglas McCrea

Jonathan Campbell

Jonathan Campbell