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Austin Hawk Pedalling Their Way to Success, Raising Thousands for Charity

Austin Hawk are known for their exceptional customer service and commitment to giving back to the community. Currently, the team are taking on an ambitious challenge to raise money for Naomi House & Jacksplace, a charity that supports children and young adults with life-limiting conditions.

The challenge is a 24-hour bike marathon, which took place at Austin Hawk’s offices in Andover. Starting at 3 pm on the 29th of March, a member of the team took turns riding a static bike for 24 hours straight, with the aim of raising £2,000 for the charity. The challenge will end at 3pm today (30/03/2023). The team have at time of writing smashed their £2,000 target and keep raising more as they power through. If you head over to their Facebook page where they are currently streaming the challenge live and will have the donation details.

The team at Austin Hawk is no stranger to charitable initiatives. Over the years, they have supported several local and national charities. However, this challenge was particularly special as it required the team to push themselves physically and mentally to support a great cause.

Despite the grueling challenge, the team are determined to complete the 24-hour bike marathon and raise as much money as possible for Naomi House & Jacksplace. Throughout the night, members of the team took turns on the bike, with others offering support and encouragement.

As dawn broke on the 30th of March, the team at Austin Hawk had surpassed their initial target of £2,000, with donations continuing to pour in.

The money raised by Austin Hawk will help Naomi House & Jacksplace continue to provide essential care and support to children and young adults with life-limiting conditions, as well as their families. The charity provides specialist nursing care, respite care, emotional support, and end-of-life care, among other services.

In conclusion, the team at Austin Hawk has once again demonstrated their commitment to making a positive difference in the community by taking on a challenging 24-hour bike marathon and raising over £3,000 for Naomi House & Jacksplace. Their dedication and hard work are truly inspiring, and they serve as a shining example of the power of community spirit and philanthropy.