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Giving Tuesday

You probably already know something about the seasonal shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday but have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday “…celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy…” and you can learn more about it here or by watching the video below. This year, Tuesday 1st December, is a day for giving back […]

Millionaire Chess – Charity Update

Millionaire Chess Update

He did it! We are delighted to report that Duncan has completed his Millionaire Chess challenge. He played seven gruelling games over 4 days, each lasting more than four hours, against Chess Masters from all over the world. Through his fundraising efforts (including the promised forfeit on games lost) the Las Vegas trip has added […]

Duncan’s chess challenge in support of BackUp

Duncan's Millionaire Chess Challenge - Supporting BackUp

The impact of a spinal cord injury can be devastating. Discovering that professional wheelchair skills training is available is often a turning point in the rehabilitation process and that’s why Back Up is one of the five charities that Duncan is raising funds for through his Millionaire Chess challenge.