TCi is fundraising for Family Compass

This year’s chosen charity at TCi is the amazing Family Compass

A variety of events and challenges have been planned throughout the calendar, giving everyone a chance to get involved, from dress-down Fridays and sweepstakes to the annual Christmas raffle. This year, members of TCi’s Board of Directors have elected to embark on a variety of challenges to help raise funds and awareness.

  • Chairman, Adrian Sealey and Managing Director, Alex Perkis climbed Kilimanjaro in June
  • Project Directors, Callum Bowden and Chris Pyne are undertaking a 15km Tough Mudder
  • Financial Director, Alex Slee is doing a skydive from 15,000ft
  • Construction Director, Jim Capron will complete an extreme, 34km, coastal Scandinavian-style Swim-Run challenge

They hope to bring the fundraising total beyond £10,000 – check out how far they’ve got HERE

Kilimanjaro promo video
Kilimanjaro after-video
Tough Mudder promo video

Check out some of the pre/post videos for their efforts!

Skydive promo video
Swim-run promo video

Earlier in the year, Marketing & Sustainability Manager, Ben Gibbs raised more than £700 in sponsorship with a cycling challenge from Devon to San Sebastián in Spain as well as teaming up with Quantity Surveyor, Ralph Birkmyre and Construction Director Jim Capron to compete in the Croyde Ocean Triathlon, adding £285 to the tally.

Follow Ben’s journey through France in this series of videos!

If you’d like to help support Family Compass, please visit TCi’s Justgiving fundraiser page HERE

It doesn’t stop there…

As well as raising funds and awareness for the charity, TCi has been able to provide refurbishment services for the new Family Compass HQ in the former Barnstaple Railway Station building along with a donation of super-smart ECO360® carbon-zero, fully recyclable cardboard desks and other furniture items. The charity has also been able to make use of some redundant IT equipment including laptops and monitors, not only benefitting their visitors, but enabling direct re-use and recycling!

At Easter, TCi staff rallied round and donated a whopping 70 Easter eggs for distribution to children who would otherwise, sadly not receive one.

Family Compass helps children and families to improve their mental health and wellbeing before they reach crisis point.

Their support focuses on:

  • Improving confidence and self-belief
  • Building positive relationships with others
  • Managing strong feelings effectively

They support children and families to develop the skills needed to build resilience and make sustainable change.

Find out more about Family Compass HERE!

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