A strong team of twelve from Baker Estates recently completed the Michelmores’ 5k Charity Run in the city of Exeter. Competition was fierce for finishing times, as always! Who finished first out of the team? Ian Baker’s son Blaise with an impressive time of just 24:09.
The Michelmores’ 5k Charity Run is an annual event, now in its 18th year, sees local people and businesses get together to celebrate the city of Exeter and fundraise for Michelmores' current Charity of the Year. This year, the Run is in aid of The Amber Foundation help homeless, unemployed young people regain control of their lives and move on to positive and independent futures.
What young people gain;
- 24-hour residential support
- Community engagement
- Motivation and self-belief
- Counselling and peer support
- Tenancy skills
- Literacy and numeracy
- Fun and inspiration
- Hygiene and diet
- Health and Safety
- Job seeking skills
- Access to vocational training
- Volunteering and work experience
- Help finding accommodation
To find out more about The Amber Charity visit amberweb.org
Trainers at the ready - everyone is very much looking forward to the event again next year!