NLL Legend - Kimmy Winters

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NLL Legend – Kimmy Winters

Kimmy Winters, a Gym Instructor with us here at NL Leisure who is based at Broadwood recently took up a challenge to raise money for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. We caught up with Kimmy to find out about her fundraising efforts!

Read her story below:

Kimmy at her Skydive! 

 

1. What challenge did you take up to raise funds for the charity?

I decided to do a range of different gym challenges for the charity. This meant that any one of our members at Broadwood would be able to challenge me to do anything in or out of the gym and in return they’d donate to the charity. It almost became a bit of a ‘Get Your Own Back’ as people looked to get one up on me! 

As well as the gym challenge, I held a charity race-night in a local club to help raise money. On the night we had a raffle, bar, buffet and the horse racing. Everybody had a great night and it was a huge success.

2. How much money did you raise for the charity?

Between both the gym challenges and the race-night we raised around £1700 which was absolutely amazing! After my fundraising the charity decided that they wanted to put me through a skydive which was the best thing I’ve ever experienced. I loved it!

3. Why did you choose ABF The Soldiers’ Charity?

My Grandpa was injured in the army and the charity paid for his wheelchair. Without the help they gave him he wouldn’t have been able to get out and about. For this reason the charity is extremely close to my heart and means a huge amount to me.

My Grandpa passed away a couple of years ago and I had decided that I wanted to do something to give back to them.

The charity does an absolutely amazing job and helps so many people financially throughout the whole of the UK. I’d urge anyone to support the charity and if you’d like to find out more information about them, or make a donation then you can do this via the website: https://www.soldierscharity.org,

From all of us here at the NL Leisure team we’d like to say a huge well done to Kimmy for raising an amazing amount of money for a brilliant cause!

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