The Hearing Fund UK founder Justin Osmond in fundraising abseil at Ilkley (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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The Hearing Fund UK founder Justin Osmond in fundraising abseil at Ilkley
3:40pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
The founder of The Hearing Fund UK, Justin Osmond – son of The Osmonds lead singer Merrill – took on the heights of the Cow and Calf rock face in Ilkley to raise funds for deaf children and their families in Yorkshire.
Justin was joined today by The Hearing Fund UK team member Pauline Redpath and 16-year-old fundraiser Beth McConnell, of Leeds, who took on the abseil for The Hearing Fund UK’s 2013 charity partner, Music and the Deaf.
Justin said: “As part of our fundraising efforts this year for Music and the Deaf, we decided to take on the challenge of an abseil with the aim of raising lots of money for charity.
“Yorkshire is a place very close to our hearts, Our HQ is based in Yorkshire and we have a lot of supporters here, so we are thrilled to have been able to complete this challenge at the Cow and Calf.
“Pauline and Beth are fantastic supporters of The Hearing Fund UK and I couldn’t have done this without them today.”
To sponsor Justin, Pauline and Beth, visit hearingfund.org.uk.
The Hearing Fund UK was set up by Justin, who was born with 90 per cent hearing loss.
As part of its fundraising efforts, The Hearing Fund UK is hosting a charity gala evening at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds, on Sunday.
A Night to Remember is the brainchild of Merrill Osmond who, together with friends and family members, will take part in the star-studded spectacular.
For the first time, long-standing friends, Jermaine Jackson and Merrill Osmond, will perform on stage together.
Standard tickets cost from £20 and VIP tickets are priced at £185. To book, call 0844 848 2700.
For details of corporate and sponsorship packages, call Tracey Beaumont, CEO of The Hearing Fund on 07967 186539 or visit hearingfund.org.uk.
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