Fraikin at 40

By Andrew Hobbs

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Fraikin* will be celebrating 40 years in business in the UK in 2018 and have pledged to raise a minimum of £40,000 for charity by hosting and taking part in a series of fundraising events throughout the year. Events include the London Marathon, Family Fun Day, Three Peaks, Le Tour de Fraikin (cycle challenge), Weight-loss challenge plus 30 more smaller events eg dress up dress down days, cake sales.

14 very worthy charities have been chosen by our employees and they include:

  • The National Autistic Society
  • Help For Heroes
  • Mind
  • Alopecia Uk
  • Parkinsons UK
  • Zoe's Place Baby Hospice
  • Firefighters Charity
  • Arunsunshine
  • Down's Syndrome Association
  • Air Ambulance
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Old Saltleians RFC
  • Team BRIT
  • British Lung Foundation

We would appreciate it so much if you could sponsor us and help us reach our £40,000 target. Any donation, no matter how big or small, is greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Some Event Details:

2018 London Marathon

Sunday 22nd April, at least two Fraikin employees will be attempting the London Marathon, raising money for Parkinson's UK.

Le Tour de Fraikin

Between Saturday 5th May and Friday 11th May (just two weeks after the London Marathon), seven employees from Fraikin UK will cycle over 750 miles, even without any navigation issues, visiting all Fraikin site locations starting at Bellshill near Glasgow, via Warrington, Birmingham, Northampton, our three London sites at Enfield Harrow and Iver, west to Bristol, before they finally conclude their endeavours by riding to corporate HQ in Coventry.

Three Peaks in 24 Hours

In June 2018, 30+ employees will be attempting to complete the Three Peaks within 24 hours. For this particular event, which is one of our 'Big 4' there are specific charities we will be dontating any sponsorship to, some of which are within our above 13. When donating for this event please note on the comments to allow us to make sure the donations go to the specific charities.

Three Peaks Charities:

  • Alopecia Uk
  • British Lung Foundation
  • Arunsunshine

Pretty Muddy 5k

On 30th June 2018, 14 lady employees will take on the Pretty Muddy 5k obstacle course at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, and fund raise for Cancer Research UK.

* Fraikin are part of the largest commercial vehicle fleet services company in Europe, providing Fleet Management, Contract Hire and Rental Solutions. To find out more, please visit

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Team Members

Andrew Hobbs

Bryn Thomas

Caroline Jones

David Millbery

Felicity OKeeffe

Jackie Headon

John Cunningham

Maria Holmes-Keeling

Rhian Jones

William Davis