They’ve battled the flames, they’ve walked across hot coals but now a team from the Elletson Arms pub, Pilling, are preparing to walk across broken glass on March 14th in aid of charity.
Tenants Mick Keeler and Julie Kingham are once again looking for daredevils following last year’s ‘Fire Walk’ event that successfully raised over £2000 for Little Heroes; a cancer charity that supports children undergoing treatment.
“It seemed only fitting to do it again!” said Julie. “The event last year was a huge success and really brought the community together. We’re hoping that we can beat last year’s target and help raise even more money!”
Mick, who will be partaking in this year’s event, said: “We’ve upped the ante but clearly we have a lot of regulars who are fearless; I guess I’m mad for doing it as well! It’s for such a worthy cause and the walk is nothing when compared to how devastating cancer can be.”
With volunteers already pledging to raise at least £2000 in sponsorship, Mick and Julie are confident that they will match last year’s total but are reaching out for more support.
Julie said: “We’ve got a great team ready to go but we would love more volunteers! The more fundraisers we get, the more money goes to charity. We would like to extend our invitation to anyone who is brave enough!”
Closing, Mick said: “We’ve got a live band, BBQ and, of course, a selection of great Robinsons beers to give you some much needed Dutch courage! We hope to see everyone on March 14th.”
Brave enough to help the Elletson Arms and Little Heroes on March 14th?
A full safety briefing will be given prior to the event together with a free BBQ and certificate to anyone who completes the challenge.