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19th November 2017

Minis to raise funds for Heroes


A Felixstowe based company is embarking on a Fundraising Rally this Spring to help raise much needed funds for charity, Help For Heroes.

Aidan Horne of A.D. Horne & Son is taking part in the annual Ipswich to Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Run on Sunday 1st May by entering five of the company’s own Historic cars.

“We are hoping to raise as much money as we can for Help For Heroes, and to help promote local businesses at the same time.” Says Aidan, “We would like to invite businesses to ‘buy’ some space on our vehicles, advertising their own company on one of our cars. All that we ask for is a donation to the charity of just £20 and in return they will get their name on display to the thousands of people that attend the Rally”

The Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle run starts in Christchurch Park in Ipswich where visitors will be able to have a good look around the many cars, vans and commercial vehicles taking part. The vehicles then make their way to Felixstowe, gathering on the prom to form a fantastic display.

“Once we reach the prom at Felixstowe we will have collecting buckets for passers by to drop their loose change into.” Continued Aidan, “Plus, anyone wishing to donate to Help For Heroes will get the chance to sign the roof of our classic cars. Yes, we are actually going to let people write on our vehicles!”

Help For Heroes support serving and reservist personnel and veterans who have suffered injuries or illness as a result of their service to the Nation. The Charity also helps their close family and dependents. Help For Heroes estimates that up to 75,000 people may require it’s support in the future for a psychological or physical issue – regardless of whether they were deployed or not.

If you are interested in supporting Aidan and his team or would like some more information you can contact him on 07794 454466. To sponsor a sticker on one of the vehicles costs just £20, with all of the proceeds going to Help For Heroes.

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