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A Great Year at Kemnay

Every year, Kemnay Academy in Inverurie adopts a charity – and for the 2010/2011 session, running up to June, 500 miles was the lucky one. The year started off with the Jasmine Challenge organised by Jasmine Holdings, which offered a…

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Maureen does it again!

For the second consecutive year, Maureen Bell held a dinner dance at The Goth in Armadale for 500 miles. This April she raised a fantastic £1,602.50 through her organisation of ticket sales, an enormous buffet and a stunning raffle. The…

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Spring in Song

The Edinburgh Concert Band and James Gillespies Primary School Choir joined forces for a lively spring concert at Morningside United Church – and raised an impressive £2,532.52. Conducted by Sarah Cunningham, the Edinburgh Concert Band is a community group of…

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Government Bake Sale

The Chief Nursing Officer Directorate of the Scottish Government held a Christmas cake bake and silent auction and donated the proceeds of £200 to 500 miles. This is the second time 500 miles has been the beneficiary of this department’s…

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CPHVA

Sunderland and Northumbria forums of CPHVA raised £90 and £60 respectively from Christmas raffles and donations and very kindly donated them to 500 miles.

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Business Women Scotland

Lynne Kennedy is the Editor of Business Women Scotland, a glossy bi-monthly magazine. Out of the blue she offered to donate the proceeds of an auction that she arranged at one of Business Women Scotland’s networking events to 500 miles.…

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Vic does New York

Mother of four, Victoria Shortt celebrated her 40th birthday by taking part in the New York marathon on 7th November 2010. Before then, Victoria had not run much further than a 10K so this was a significant challenge which forced…

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Barbara runs Amsterdam

Barbara Ross chose to celebrate her 40th birthday by running the Amsterdam Marathon on the 17th of October. She said that she felt lucky to be able to choose to take on the challenge. 500 miles was lucky to receive…

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Susan and Chris host dinner

Susan and Chris Duncan and Judy and Graham Probert and their families hosted a magnificent dinner for their paying friends in October. The wonderful setting was Susan’s and Chris’s home, a former horse mill that has been restored by architect,…

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Pipeline Industries Guild

The Pipeline Industries Guild (Scottish Branch) adopted 500 miles as the beneficiary of the fundraising at their annual dinner in Glasgow. Les Dickson is the Chairman of the branch and it was he who very kindly put 500 miles in…

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