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PwC - Descending the Shard

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Richard Oldfield

Richard Oldfield will throw himself off the 87th floor of the Shard to raise money for disadvantaged youth. The Outward Bound Trust helps children...

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Richard Oldfield will throw himself off the 87th floor of the Shard to raise money for disadvantaged youth. The Outward Bound Trust helps children across the UK, but this has particular symbolism for PwC as the Shard is built on the site of our old home in Southwalk Towers.

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The Descent of Shard - by invitation only

Soaring to 310m above the ground, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe, justly celebrated for its elegant architecture and elevation that delivers the most commanding views of London.

Before this extraordinary building opens to the public in early 2013, a small group of people are being given the unique opportunity to abseil from the pinnacle of The Shard in aid of charity. They will be trained by The Outward Bound Trust, supported by the Royal Marines, and guaranteed an exhilarating and utterly memorable experience.

Together, this small group of people will raise a landmark sum for two charities dedicated to helping those facing personal and physical challenges: The Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.

Event date

03-September-2012 00:00  - 
03-September-2012 00:00

Event type

The descent of the Shard

Event is completed


Donation by Chris Jackson
on 05-11-2012
£12.50 gift aid
Wow - congratulations Richard! And going to a great cause.
Donation by Zoe James
on 10-09-2012
£6.25 gift aid
Impressed. Good cause.
Donation by Roddy Tippen
on 07-09-2012
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-09-2012
£12.50 gift aid
Great achievement and a great cause
Donation by Justin Woodhouse
on 06-09-2012
£25.00 gift aid
Well done, great effort
Donation by Steve Cater
on 06-09-2012
£12.50 gift aid
Well done Richard, rather you than me!!
Donation by Carol Stubbings
on 05-09-2012
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Steve Hayes
on 04-09-2012
£12.50 gift aid
Well done. Glad to hear your feet are firmly back on the ground!
Donation by Mary and Tony Dillon
on 04-09-2012
£12.50 gift aid
That is a really long way down - a truly amazing achievement well done Richard !!!!
Donation by Clare Geldart
on 04-09-2012
£6.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £37,440.50
Offline Donations: £800.00
Total Raised: £38,240.50
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £46,875.62

Donations closed

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