Why not put your efforts to good use by using the event to support a charity? It’s also a way of guaranteeing your place on ride the north and bypassing the ballot process.
Over the past 8 years RTN participants have raised a total of £1.9m for charity. In 2019, we have up to 15 partner charities with protected places for riders who wish to support them. The terms and conditions for use of these places is determined by the charities involved.
SensationALL – Based in Aberdeenshire and providing multi-sensory experiences for children and adults with disabilities, multiple support needs and their families. Contact Lisa Grainger 01224 746699 email@example.com
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland – Improving the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness. More info at www.chss.org.uk/supportus/fundraise-for-us/events/ride-the-north/- Contact Katie Jones 0300 1212 888 Katie.Jones@chss.org.uk
Kayleigh’s Wee Stars – Providing financial support to families based in Scotland where there is a child with a terminal diagnosis. Contact Tracey Morris on 07808 211565 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Befriend A Child – Supporting school-aged children who are growing up in and around Aberdeen in troubled and disadvantaged circumstances. Contact Claire Williams firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01224 210060
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 2019 places contact Isabel Quinn on 0131 243 1474 or IQuinn@Alzscot.org or visit https://shop.alzscot.org/pages/fundraising-events/ride-the-north-charity-place
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
Sue Ryder – Sue Ryder Dee View Court is Scotland’s only specialist neurological care centre. We care for people aged between 18 and 65 living with long-term and degenerative neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, as well as acquired brain injuries through things such as road traffic accidents or a stroke. Contact Rebecca Buchan email@example.com