Fundraising for Vicki

Birchwood firefighter Vicki Griffiths recently had a serious accident in the gym, which has so far left her unable to feel or move from the waist down.

This brings Vicki a new challenge, so firefighters, staff and volunteers have been fundraising to help with the cost of home and vehicle adaptations and other expenses to help her to live her life to the fullest.

So far we have raised £10,556. A fantastic amount!

Thank you to everyone who has donated #ForVicki.

It's estimated that it will cost around £45,000 for Vicki to have house and vehicle adaptations so she can live her life independently.

Events taking place #ForVicki

Below you can find a list of fundraising events that are taking place:

  • Information to be added soon.

Events that have taken place #ForVicki

  • Bike ride - on 26 and 27 June, Birchwood on-call firefighters completed a two-day bike ride around all fire stations in Cheshire. For more information - Bike ride

  • Bake off at Knutsford Fire Station Open Day raising money for Vicki.

  • Birchwood Lions DVD and book sale.

  • Bucket collection at Altrincham FC vs Chester FC pre season friendly raised £422.

  • Bucket collection at Chester FC vs Macclesfield Town FC football match raised £342.

  • 1000km challenge - On-call firefighter Phil Cunningham from Poynton Fire Station cycled 1000km to raise money for Vicki. Find out more - 1000km challenge 

  • Carnival and raffle - Birchwood firefighters raised £350

  • Car washes - Birchwood raised £894, Crewe raised £230, Knutsford raised £500, Macclesfield raised £335, Penketh raised £476, Poynton raised £500, Runcorn and Widnes joint car washes raised £889, Warrington raised £184 .

  • Head shave - volunteer gardener Craig Frost had his head shaved to raise money for Vicki and raised £310.

  • Open days - Fire stations will be raising money for Vicki at their open days.

  • Pub quiz - Bollington firefighters teamed up with The Poacher's Inn in Bollington to hold a pub quiz and raised £225.

  • Selling Ice Cream at Clemonds Hey raised £230

  • 20 laps of headquarters - staff completed 20 laps of headquarters raising £1000

Many thanks to Sterling PVCU for their very generous donation.

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