On Tuesday 27th February Severn Trent Trust Fund will be hosting their next fundraiser, jailbreak. This will involve two executives from Severn Trent and Auriga Services being locked in cells in a Birmingham prison. Their aim is to raise a total of at least £5,000 before they can break free.
Thanks to the West Midlands Police Heritage Project, each prisoner will have their own cell for the day. They will be taken into custody, explained the rules and remanded in their cells until the target has been reached.
The two prisoners to be locked up are:
Tony Ballance, Director of Strategy and Regulation Severn Trent and Chairman of the Severn Trent WaterAid committee.
Mark Abrams, CEO Auriga Services.
All donations from the jailbreak will go towards the Severn Trent Trust Fund’s 20th Anniversary target to raise £20,000 by April 2018 for WaterAid.
WaterAid help the world’s poorest communities to transform their lives with clean water. 1 in 10 people don’t have access to safe water and 1 in 3 don’t have access to a decent toilet. If you would like to support the cause and make a donation to our prisoners you can do so here – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/severn-trent-trust-fund-jailbreak
About the Jailbreak
The Jailbreak is taking place at the West Midlands Police Lock-Up on Steelhouse Lane, with thanks to West Midlands Police who have kindly donated the cells to us for use during the day. There are plans to move the police museum to the Lock-Up if sufficient funding can be obtained and it is open on a variety of days throughout the year for open days and events. If you would like to know more about the history of the Lock-Up visit www.WMPeelers.com and subscribe to get notifications on future events and open days. Please also check them out on social media: Twitter – @WMPHistory and Instagram @westmidlandspolice
About the Severn Trent Trust Fund Anniversary
The Severn Trent Trust Fund are celebrating their 20th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, they are aiming to raise over £20,000 for WaterAid by taking part in a series of charity challenges. To see all the activities and keep up to date with the fundraising, visit the Just Giving page – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sttf20
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