Maggie's Penguin Parade
Wood Leisure are extremely excited to be supporting the Maggie’s Penguin Parade this year. With only one week to go until the penguin invasion, we wanted to share with you why we are getting involved with such a wonderful charity!! ❤️❤️❤️
Wood Leisure Holiday Parks are pleased to announce that throughout 2018 we will be sponsoring and working with Maggie's, a charity which is very close to our hearts.
Maggie's has 21 centres throughout the UK, providing free practical, emotional and social support for people who have cancer, and also the friends and families of people suffering from cancer.
This year we will be sponsoring a penguin in Maggie's Penguin Parade as well as looking to get involved with other events throughout the year.
The artist who will be working on our penguin this year is Ruth Mutch, who has her own penguin inspired business. You can read more about Ruth below.
Penguin Sneak Peak
Wood Leisure's sponsored penguin for Maggie's Penguin Parade is officially beginning its transformation from artist Ruth Mutch (Penguin Parade) - We can't wait to see the finished result!!!
Wood Leisure Fundraising Activities
TBC - Watch this space
Maggie’s Fundraising Initiatives and Events
Kitchen Table Day
Friday 27th April
Gather together around a kitchen table to raise money for Maggie’s.
Register online for your free fundraising pack
Crail Golf Day in aid of Maggie’s Dundee
Saturday 26 May, 9am
£240.00- team of 4 including breakfast and lunch
If you wish to get involve or for more information, call Charlene on 01382 496384
Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge
Saturday 23rd June
March of the Penguin Sponsored Walk
Sunday 1st July (Dundee)
Saturday 14-15th July
The Kiltwalk (Dundee)
Sunday 19th August
All Charities taking part in Kiltwalk 2018 will receive an additional 40% fundraising boost if you register through Everyday Hero. This is the Kiltwalk's new online fundraising platforms.
Great North Run
Sunday 9th September
Maggies Culture Bowl
Friday 22nd June (Aberdeen)
Friday 28th September (All Other)
Friday 21st September (Edinburgh)
Royal Parks Half Marathon
Sunday 14th October
Meet Our Artist
Ruth Mutch is an artist living in Glasgow. She started drawing while undergoing her autism diagnosis and has produced many illustrations to raise autism awareness including several booklets, an e-learning course for Glasgow council and a children’s book. Her passion though is for drawing funny penguins hence her business name, Penguin Parade!
Ruth produces her work at Project Ability, a visual arts organisation for people with disabilities. Her work has been in multiple exhibitions and she has gained several awards in competitions. She had her first solo exhibition this year. Her aim is to make people smile with her art.
Key Dates for the Diary
29 June- Penguin Parade goes live on the streets
Events TBC. Watch this space!
22 and 23 September- Farewell Weekend
All giant and school sized penguins will gather together in Slessor Gardens for one final time
24 September- Maggie’s Penguin Parade Auction
SAVE THE DATE