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Racing Welfare Ireland Run, Legends of the Turf Playing Cards and Church Service

Organisation:

Warwick Racecourse

area of interest

Activities:

Racing Welfare Ireland Run, Legends of the Turf Playing Cards and Church Service

Volunteering for Barrie Wells Trust

Warwick Town Bonfire Night

Warwick Half Marathon

participants

Participants:

153

purpose

Purpose:

Three members of Warwick staff ran around all Irish racecourses fundraising for Racing Welfare, raising £5k in August 2019. We developed a set of Top Trumps-style playing cards which we sold as Christmas presents in Dec 2019 to benefit Racing Welfare. We also hosted an open air church service in aid of Racing Welfare in August 2020.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Building stronger communities

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering

Building diversity and inclusion