September 26th, 2016

Fundraiser Phil wins volunteer crown

Fundraiser Phil wins volunteer crown Fundraiser Phil wins volunteer crown
Phil McKenzie was handed the Volunteer of the Year award after he raised more than £5,000 in honour of his son. (s)

CELEBRATIONS were the order of the day when Edward’s Trust volunteer, Phil McKenzie won a prestigious award.

The kind-hearted warehouse manager raised more than £5,000 through marathons and a 500k static cycle to help children and their families and was crowned Fundraising Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Week Awards held by Birmingham Voluntary Service.

Phil began fundraising for Edwards Trust after receiving their services following the loss of his son Ben.

Phil’s fundraising activities include running the Birmingham half marathon twice, The Tokyo Marathon, and organising his own 500 km, static cycle in the Merry Hill shopping centre.

While raising funds Phil has also shared his personal story to help raise the profile of the trust and encouraged support from new donors.

For more on Edward’s Trust contact 0121 456 4838, email fundraising@edwardstrust.org.uk or visit www.edwardstrust.org.uk

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