Category Archive: Charity


Rising to the Challenge for Reuben

Posted in Charity by Tom on

It’s been a few weeks since we started our stint of giving up our favourite things for 40 days and 40 nights in order to raise money for Reuben’s Retreat. They’ve been long weeks, full of cravings and wistful glances through the kitchen cupboards, but the Blue Bay team are a tough bunch at heart. We’re now the champions of a good cause, so everyone is doing their best to muscle through the hankerings, and our sights are firmly set on that £1,500 target. Here’s what some of the team have to say about their time of depravity, and why it’s worth the struggle

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Give Up Something For Reuben: Watch us squirm as we give up our favourite things in aid of Reuben’s Retreat

Posted in Charity by Lauren on

So, last week we held our end of year meeting (postponed from December due to various Mexico-based shenanigans), during which we launched Reuben's Retreat as our new charity partner. We're giving up our favourite things for 40 days and 40 nights (any resemblance to Lent is purely coincidental). We're a gluttonous bunch and this is no mean feat; between us we're giving up our beloved chocolate, sweets, cakes, crisps, take-aways, coffee, wine and even meat!

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Giving Pride ‘n Purpose to South Africa’s Children with the Virgin Unite Project

Posted in Charity by Angela on

The children of South Africa's Mpumalanga Region are a truly resiliant and inspiring bunch. Following a trip to the area in November of 2011 I had the privilage of visiting a Pride 'n Purpose Virgin Unite Project at a village just outside the luxurious surroundings of Richard Branson's Ulusaba Game Reserve in Sabi Sands to help them paint a creche for the local children.

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Red Nose Day Update

Posted in Charity by Lauren on

Just a quick update to let you all know how we're getting on! Firstly I'd like to say a massive thank you to our very kind sponsors that have donated so far. In just one week we've already achieved 18% of our target, which is fantastic!

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