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McCrea Financial Services 2018 Challenges

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Team story

[p][b]McCrea Financial Services announces Action for Children as its charity of the year for 2018.[/b][/p][p]Two of the company’s senior staff, Director Jonathan Campbell and Head of Marketing Elaine Hamilton will be marking the new partnership by taking part in the London Marathon this April.[/p][p]And to help them on their way, Action for Children supporter and broadcaster David Tanner joined Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald, along with Chris Erskine and Ryan Edwards, to put the pair through their paces today, in preparation for the gruelling 26.2-mile race.[/p][p]McCreas have a long track record of supporting charity in Glasgow and beyond, having raised close to £500,000 over the last decade.[/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][vmgvideo src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/258964035?byline=0&portrait=0" width="800" height="450" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen][/vmgvideo][/p][p][b]Elaine Hamilton[/b], Head of Marketing at McCrea Financial Services comments:[/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. We’d like to say a big thank you to Alan Archibald and the Thistle players for putting us through our paces today as we get ready to take on the London Marathon to try and raise as much money as we can for the charity next month."[/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][i]“Every year, people run the London Marathon raising money to support our work and it’s great that Jonathan and Elaine from McCrea will be running it for Action for Children this year. A huge thanks to Alan Archibald and everyone at Partick Thistle for helping put them through their paces ahead of the big day.”[/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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Elaine Hamilton

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Douglas McCrea

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