During December 2015 everyone at Airsweb voted for Francis House Children’s Hospice, in Manchester, as the Company charity for 2016. Francis House was one of four charities nominated by staff and it received 50% of the votes. Francis House was put forward by one of our team who had personal experience of the amazing and vital work supporting children and young adults with short life expectancy. It’s a charity that supports over 370 children and their families, providing exceptional and vital care in a place of comfort, rest, fun and enjoyment. To support and help raise money for Francis House, teams and individuals are putting their ‘vote’ where their ‘mouth’ is and putting themselves forward for amazing and hard challenges. If you would like to support our fundraising for Francis House Children’s Hospice, please visit our JustGiving page and donate online. This is a fantastic opportunity to partner with an amazing charity. Kick starting the fundraising has seen Leslie Duroe, Airsweb Marketing Manager complete the Liverpool Half Marathon on Sunday, 13 March 2016, with over 6,500 other runners. This Summers Big Challenge But the Biggest Challenge sees a team of keen Airsweb software developers, solutions analysts, technical and support members, of all ages and abilities, coming together to train for the demanding 24 hour Three Peaks Challenge in July. Climbing an impressive 3,407 metres in just 24 hours!! It sees the team climbing all three highest points in the UK mainland. Starting with Scotland’s pride and the overall highest point in the UK, Ben Nevis, then quickly and safely down and off to England’s sharp craggy Scafell Pike then, with time ticking, quick drive to the Welsh monster Snowdon.
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