RTN 2018 Charity Places

Over the past 7 years RTN participants have raised a total of £1.6m for charity. In 2018, we have invited 13 partner charities to take protected places for riders who wish to support them. The terms and conditions for use of these places is determined by the charities involved.

The Stroke Association – Providing vital services, campaigning for better stroke care and working to find better treatments. Contact the Supporter Care Team at supportercare@stroke.org.uk or call 0300 330 0740.

Guide Dogs – Making a difference through mobility, campaigning and research. For more information contact Andrea.Williams@guidedogs.org.uk

Alzheimer Scotland – Providing a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers, including personalised support services, community activities, information & advice. For more info on 2018 places contact Martin Quigley mquigley@Alzscot.org

North East Sensory Services – Supporting people with serious sight or hearing loss to overcome practical and emotional challenges and achieve independence. More info can be obtained by contacting Neil Skene on 01224 793954

Downs Syndrome Scotland – Providing services and support to those with Down’s Syndrome, their families and carers. You can find out more by contacting Kerry on 0131 442 8840 or via Kerry@dsscotland.org.uk

Homestart Aberdeen – Home-Start Aberdeen is affiliated to Home-Start UK, the country’s leading family support organisation. Contact gc@homestartaberdeen.org.uk or call 01224 693545.

CLAN – Cancer Support via centres in North-East Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. For more information contact Ruth via ruth.mcintosh@clanhouse.org

Maggie’s Centres – Providing free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, including centres in Inverness & Aberdeen. More info on RTN places can be obtained from Paula Cormack on 01224 612914 Paula.Cormack@maggiescentres.org

SensationALL – Based in Aberdeenshire and providing multi-sensory experiences for children and adults with disabilities, multiple support needs and their families. Contact Susan Kay 01224 746699 info@SensationALL.org.uk

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland – Improving the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness. More info at https://www.chss.org.uk/supportus/fundraise-for-us/events/ride-the-north/- Contact Katie Jones 0300 1212 888 Katie.Jones@chss.org.uk

Erskine Care Homes – Scotland’s foremost provider of care for veterans and their spouses. Contact Michael Parkes michael.parkes@erskine.org.uk

The Sandpiper Trust – Dedicated to saving lives in rural Scotland by providing pre-hospital emergency care. Contact Jayne Price via info@sandpipertrust.org or 01764 660447

Charlie House – Engaging in activities and projects which support children in NE Scotland with complex disabilities and life limiting conditions. Contact Donna Deans 01224 313333 donna@charliehouse.org.uk