Clyde & Co raises over £7,000 for charity in Scotland
Edinburgh, 13 July 2022: Global law firm Clyde & Co’s team in Scotland has participated in a trio of charity events to raise money for important causes.
Across May, June and July this year, the team sought to make a real difference to the lives of young people living in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Falkirk. 18 members of the team completed the ‘5K a Day’ challenge every day in May, exploring both their local neighbourhoods and further afield and generating £401 in the process. All funds raised stay local – with an emphasis on alleviating poverty, supporting disability assistance and improving quality of life.
The strong charitable efforts didn’t stop there as brave team members once again took part in the Cateran Yomp in June – a gruelling 7000 foot and 54 mile climb in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains which lasted nearly an entire day – 23 hours and 18 mins to be precise! This heroic effort raised an impressive £5,125 for ABF The Soldiers’ charity, including a £1,600 contribution from Clyde & Co.
The Scottish team continued this fantastic momentum as they conquered Tough Mudder Scotland 2022, a 15km muddy obstacle course at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfriesshire. Their heroic efforts mean the fundraising target of £2,000 for Place2Be, a UK children’s mental health charity, is within touching distance.
Overall, the team have so far raised over £7,000 across the three events.
Vikki Melville, Managing Partner for Clyde & Co in Scotland, comments: “I’m very proud of the efforts of the teams in their charitable endeavours, which I know have been undertaken following several dedicated weeks of training and preparation. As a law firm it’s also hugely important that we give back and contribute to our local communities and these events are great examples of our local support.”