A team of over 60 people from law firms, banks and local businesses from across Yorkshire joined forces on 24th May to take part in a 24-hour charity cycle that raised an impressive £1,400 for the Spinal Injuries Association.
The “Ride and Shine” team of cyclists rode on static bikes at STEPS Rehabilitation, a state of the art rehabilitation centre in Sheffield that opened its doors just over a year ago. Riders included the STEPS team and clients, catastrophic injury and clinical negligence lawyers from Stewarts Law, Irwin Mitchell, Switalksis, Ramsdens and Graysons solicitors; as well as a team from Santander UK. They were joined by World Champion Paratriathlete Steve Judge and cyclists Laura Frankie and Lucy Whitehead from Team GB.
STEPS Rehabilitation provides intensive and ongoing rehabilitation for people recovering from neurological and multiple trauma injuries, enabling them to reach their full potential and return home and/or to work as soon as possible.
The team of riders cheered on by special guest and Sheffield previous Sheffield resident – Rev Kate Bottley from Channel 4’s Googlebox, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Songs of Praise, who blew the starters whistle.
Elaine Johnston and Chris Fitzjohn from SIA visited the state-of-the art facility on Wednesday 4th July, and were presented the cheque by Director and joint Founder, Jules Leahy.
Elaine Johnston said, “Spinal Injuries Association wish to thank STEPS Rehabilitation for their fantastic donation of £1,400 raised through the 24-hour cycle, which took place in May 2018.”
STEPS Rehabilitation: STEPS Rehabilitation provides intensive and ongoing rehabilitation for people recovering from neurological and multiple trauma injuries, enabling them to reach their full potential and return home and/or to work as soon as possible. It provides residential and day rehabilitation packages.