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Charity Giveaway Announcement

 

£2K Charity Giveaway Announcement

The £2k Charity Giveaway results are in.

With over 1,000 total entries in 2021, we’ve seen the biggest set of entries ever for the Scimitar £2K Charity Giveaway. As part of this announcement, we’re delighted to be giving away THREE prizes to charities during these tough times for the fundraising and charity sector.

With the formalities out of the way, we can reveal and congratulate the £2K winners of our prize as:

1st Place: Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal

Here’s a little bit more information on our 2021 winners, who take home the £2,000 sportswear credit.

Established in 1995, The Grand Appeal is the Bristol Children’s Hospital charity. From the very moment a child or young adult enters Bristol Children’s Hospital, The Grand Appeal is here for them. They’re here for the families as well, who find themselves – often unexpectedly – in one of the scariest situations a parent or carer can go through.

After hearing of their win, Meg Palmer at Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal said: “We are delighted to have won the Scimitar Charity Sportswear Giveaway. Times have been tough for us as a charity recently, but we’re looking forward to resuming our fundraising events and welcoming more supporters on board.

“Thanks to Scimitar, our supporters will now have the kit they need to raise money for sick children and their families at Bristol Children’s Hospital. We are very grateful.”

We can’t wait to work with the team at the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal to utilise their new budget for fundraising sportswear and other branding.

The runners up in our £2K Charity Giveaway were as follows:

2nd Place: Sport In Mind

Our first runners up are Sport In Mind, who get £500 credit towards their next sportswear and promotional item order.

Sport in Mind is the UK mental health sports charity that uses sport and physical activity to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems and combat suicide.

Scimitar spoke to Sport in Mind’s Paul Owen OBE, who told us: “The Scimitar Charity Giveaway came at just the right time to help Sport in Mind support the community as Britain climbs out of the global pandemic.  

“With this in mind, we’re delighted to be a winner and look forward to working with Scimitar to create some merchandise with the prize!”

3rd Place: National Trust

National Trust picked up third place in the giveaway, receiving a £250 credit for their next sportswear and branding order.

A pretty familiar name to UK families, the National Trust is a charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The goal for this organisation is to carry on the ambition set out by the Trust founders to care for nature, beauty and history.

Catherine Cook, Active Outdoors Programme Co-ordinator at the National Trust, said: “We are delighted to receive £250 of credit towards purchasing fundraising sportswear. As a charity, we are always grateful to receive contributions that help support our cause. Thank you so much for this!”

Thank you to every charity who entered the giveaway. As the UK’s leading supplier of custom sportswear to the charity sector, we are always looking at ways to engage and help fundraisers, particularly during these difficult times.

It’s been the hardest period of time for a number of charities and we are aware that, unfortunately, not every charity will resume operations when fundraising events return in the latter half of 2021.

That’s why we’re committed to offering the best products at the best possible charity prices, as well as leading the way on initiatives such as recycled options, carbon offsetting and true product innovation. We take our position as the UK’s top charity sportswear supplier seriously; we treat it with the respect and investment it deserves.

For all of your charity sportswear and promotional item requirements, get in touch for a bespoke quote by clicking here.

Links for Charities:

On, we honourably mention cancer charities we work with that are indefinitely trying to make the world a better place for us all. @pancreaticcanuk | @breastcancernow | @bloodwise | @neccr_fund | @helen_rollason_cancer_charity | @teensunitefightingcancer | @prostatecanceruk & the many, many more. Thank you?
Recycled Sportswear
Planning or developing a Sustainability Policy for your charity, event or sports team? Lead the way with Scimitar. Add our (industry-first) recycled polyester options for custom sportswear to your checklist in 2020
Custom Medals
What’s the best medal you’ve received at a or event? ⬇️ Here’s one of our favourites for @runequinox24
George Furbank
Despite the 24-17 defeat at the, it was great to see George Furbank make his debut for @EnglandRugby. George played his first rugby at, who we supply kit for in the Midlands 3 E(S). This is the true meaning of homegrown talent
@stamfordstriders30k with @make_repost ・・・ Tested out the new @stamfordstriders30k shirt for upcoming race this afternoon with a run through the very muddy fields. Managed to keep the shirt clean but not the boots
@nmu1982 with @make_repost ・・・ ?Event kit has landed! ?⚫️⚪️ We’re ready to take on whatever events 2020 throws our way! Brokers, want to join our in aid of @mindcharity? Whether it’s running, cycling, walking or skydiving, there’s some NMU kit in it for you for participating. Contact your local DU for more details
It’s your last chance to get 25% off @castletriathlonseries events! Whether you’re interested in the main triathlon events, Swim Series or the Run Series, there’s an event & location for everyone! We’re proud to be the official merchandise partners for the Series. Discount ends on 31/01. Browse the events on the series
Want your @winterrunseries merchandise ready for the event? Make sure you order by midnight on Sunday (the 2nd) to get it delivered before the event. The technical t-shirts are now made with 100% recycled polyester! ♻️ Shop the full range at humanraceshop.com
Have you signed up for Bike Oxford 2020? Make sure you remember to order your official cycle jersey! Shop now: scimitarevents.com
It’s been great to see more running clubs, mass participation events & charities interested in our award winning custom kit! Come and have a chat with our custom kit specialists on stand E70 at the @nationalrunningshow today
Custom Running Kit Specialists
Are you at the @nationalrunningshow today looking for advice about custom sportswear? Make sure you come and have a chat with us on Stand E70! We are showcasing some of our products for clubs and mass participation events
Check out this great interview with @susie_chan_ and the @nationalrunningshow event team. It features how all the Technical T-Shirt that we created for the team are made with up to seven recycled plastic bottles! ♻️ If you’re interested in custom Technical T-Shirts, make sure you come and find us on Stand E70
This time tomorrow we’ll be pretty much set up for the @nationalrunningshow event at the @necbirmingham! Here’s a to last year’s show! Make sure you come and see us for advice on anything from winter running club kit and charity fundraising running vests/t-shirts to our latest recycled innovations
Fancy a £10 @scimitarshop Online Gift Card? To find out how to enter, visit out Facebook page @ ScimitarSports
They’ve done it! ?? @atlanticambition have completed their row of the Atlantic Ocean in 39 days, 7 hours and 41 minutes. After rowing 3000 miles non-stop across the Atlantic (from Tenerife to Antigua), the team finished an impressive 11th out of 35 teams! A massive achievement, well done guys! ? ? @atlanticcampaigns
GET IN ROTH! ? @rotherhamtitans beat @birminghammoseleyrugby 22-20 on Saturday in front of a vocal Clifton Lane. The battle to stay up is not over quite yet. Read the full match report at titans-rugby.com ? Gareth Siddons
Rop Pope Running The Distance Run Robla Roun
Another of our friends will be talking at the @nationalrunningshow! @run.robla.run will be speaking on the Ultra Stage with a talk titled ‘Do You Want To Be A Record Breaker?
It has been great working with @nuclearraces again on this years custom apparel. Check out the new Technical Vest for Oblivion X 2020. With only one month left, make sure you sign up now @nuclearraces with @make_repost ・・・ ✅❎ Decision time … . . . May 17th’s OBLIVION ❌ personalised, numbered & technical vest is purple ? this year & supplied by award winning sportswear experts. With less than 200 produced it’s major bragging rights … . . . 8.5hrs • 12k laps. One month left to sign up before this event closes. Link in bio to book

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