With summer comes great weather and the perfect opportunity to get out and about to enjoy some fundraising events – and you’ve certainly gone to town this month!
Our fantastic supporters have taken part in cycle rides, kayaking challenges, mountain climbs, runs in fancy dress, Car Washes, Open Days and so much more. So thank you to all of you for these amazing efforts. The money you’ve raised will go such a long way in supporting your colleagues, past and present, across the UK.
Below are just a few highlights…
And don’t forget, you can share your amazing fundraising achievements, encourage others and share ideas on MyFFC. We have a series of dedicated groups you can join, from Fire Family Challenge and Challengers to Runners, riders, walkers and more!
— The Fire Fighters Charity (@firefighters999) June 2, 2022
Thanks to all who joined us this week for our #FireControlJubileeTea. Also thanks to those who baked and bought the sweet treats. We had lots of coffee, cake and chats, and thanks to your generous donations, we have raised over £350 so far for @firefighters999 #TeamFireControl pic.twitter.com/vs5wjbC5NS
— S & WM Fire Control (@SWMFireControl) June 3, 2022
Massive thank you to all who helped raise over £1800 for @firefighters999 at @suttonfunrun. This charity supports all firefighters, fire control, support staff and our families in the fire service community. Sometimes we need help too. https://t.co/BT4EsJvP7U
— Technical Rescue (@WMFSTechRescue) June 1, 2022
Our #youngpeople visited #StangroundCommunityFireStation to donate their old clothing to @firefighters999 recycling bank. All #donations go straight to the #charity who do amazing work supporting #fire service staff & their families across the country.#thebeeches #thebeechesuk pic.twitter.com/DEhw7QqdRr
— thebeechesuk (@thebeechesuk) June 1, 2022
— Bridgnorth Station (@SFRS_Bridgnorth) June 3, 2022
Brilliant initiative today from Oban Green Watch and the CAT team at the local charities day. Both domestic fire safety and water safety covered, to target local residents and the large influx of tourists into the town. Money also raised for @firefighters999 ? #RespectTheWater pic.twitter.com/pIg4IUKprg
— @Scotfire_EWDAB (@abewdhq) June 4, 2022
Huge thanks to everyone who came to support Sidcup’s open day today and make it a huge success, raising just over £625 for @firefighters999 @LondonFire Special thanks to @LFBFireCadets for their help with everything #Jubilee #JubileeCelebrations pic.twitter.com/uqJfda3nVb
— LFB BEXLEY (@bexleyfire) June 4, 2022
Always fun to take part in the Geddington squirt @northantsfire v @GVFB this year a special Jubilee version. @northantsfire came out on top this time in a close run thing, and yes that is me on the branch (why we lost that heat!). Great laugh and funds raised for @firefighters999 pic.twitter.com/T5NdRWltJT
— Darren Dovey (@FireChiefNhants) June 5, 2022
Big thank you to the people of #Farnworth and surrounding areas who attended our open day today. You have helped us raise over £1400 for @firefighters999 and @MCRBURNSCAMP. Hope you enjoyed the day. pic.twitter.com/ZXWGOvtzze
— Carl Haslam ? (@CarlEHaslam) June 5, 2022
Our apprentice Firefighters are attempting to row the distance of the English Channel to raise funds for @firefighters999
Get down to the Trafford centre and cheer them on and if you can spare a £ or two it’s for a worthy cause!
Good luck everyone ??https://t.co/aPoWnvtgIL
— Aaron Lee (@aaronlp1) June 6, 2022
? The bake sale is underway at Joint HQ as the team raises money for their @firefighters999 trek.
— Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (@nottsfire) June 7, 2022
A huge thank you to everyone who came along to #ForestHill Fire Station's car wash at the weekend. The @LFBLEWISHAM Fire Cadets did a great job making sure all the cars left sparkling. In all it raised a fantastic £1,128 for @firefighters999 pic.twitter.com/jpD5ehfQoJ
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 7, 2022
We are so thrilled to be supporting @firefighters999 at performances of Jane Eyre this summer and hope you will join us in supporting this amazing charity.
— Heartbreak Productions (@OutdoorPlaysUK) May 29, 2022
Good luck to our new Wholetime Firefighter recruits today as they take on the immense challenge of running 600 lengths of 70mm hose in 8 hours, raising funds for @firefighters999 and Children with Cancer UK.
Join us from 10am at Tesco Extra, Gabalfa to show your support ? pic.twitter.com/OIzyQHiQGL
— South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (@SWFireandRescue) June 9, 2022
This year at #WFSNTD22 our chosen charities are @PTSD999 @firefighters999 and we'll be raising funds in our event raffle. We are so proud to support the work of these vital charities. ❤️? pic.twitter.com/U9M2lr3u8I
— Women in the Fire Service UK (@WFSUK1) June 9, 2022
On 18 June our team of cyclists are taking part in an annual cycling challenge #chasethesun in memory of Paul Wilkens and to raise funds for @firefighters999 through a JustGiving page.
Donate and enter our prize draw here!?? https://t.co/pyUL5hfO9N…#lfrs #cycling #thechaseison pic.twitter.com/hK0XnVkGDB
— Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (@LeicsFireRescue) May 30, 2022
Best of luck to Polmadie FF Gavin Callander as he leaves Dumfries and begins his charity cycle across all 74 wholetime fire stations in aid of @firefighters999. He was joined on the first leg by colleague @jamiefletch ?? ???? pic.twitter.com/EUbOsXAV98
— SFRS Dumfries & Galloway (@scotfire_DG) June 9, 2022
⛰️ Our trainees are taking on a mountainous challenge tomorrow at @ASDA in Chandler’s Ford.
Setting off on their ladders at 10am, our recruits are aiming to climb to a height above Mt Everest and raise money for @firefighters999 ?.
— Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service (@HantsIOW_fire) June 10, 2022
Look out for these great colourings next time you check out in Holt ? ?
Our colouring competition ran over the Jubilee weekend, with a tombola and tea and cake morning. We raised another £286 towards @firefighters999, our charity of the year. Well done to all the artists pic.twitter.com/wtd6u0hGuo
— C T Baker Budgens (@CTBakerBudgens) June 10, 2022
To celebrate the return of #BrewWithACrew we're giving one of our followers the chance to win exclusive merch!
— Typhoo Tea (@Typhoo_Tea) May 30, 2022
FFs from Blairgowrie Fire Station held a charity car wash in aid of the @firefighters999 and the local girl guides ?
£1,000 will be split evenly between the two charities?
— Blairgowrie Fire Station (@BlairgowrieSFRS) June 11, 2022
Brilliant as always ??? pic.twitter.com/OgdNnQz9Cn
— Great Harwood Fire Station (@GtHarwoodFire) June 11, 2022
A huge well done to the crew at Cumnock Community Fire Station, who raised an amazing total of £600 for the @firefighters999 at their charity car wash today.@Scotfire_ENSA @ScottishFee_FFC pic.twitter.com/R0XG9gG0D4
— Local Senior Officer for Ayrshire (@Ayrshire_LSO) June 11, 2022
This team today ??? Set out at 10am to climb Everest ? and absolutely nailed it. Fun in the ☀️and raising money for the amazing @firefighters999 ⭐️ A huge thank you to DaMar scaffolding and @asda Chandlers Ford ? pic.twitter.com/yK8y5ccJaQ
— ????? ???????? (@Plumbley11) June 11, 2022
Thank you for all your support today attending our car wash.
— Stockton Heath Fire Station (@SHeathFS) June 11, 2022
Representing @firefighters999 Sophie will be completing a 50km (31 miles) charity run. Her link to @firefighters999 is partner FF Bristow (blue) of @LittlehamptonFS Please for more details read, follow, like share https://t.co/TAnfw5CGIM@WestSussexFire @Sab_CohenHatton pic.twitter.com/j2oIaOTrFy
— Littlehampton Fire Station (@LittlehamptonFS) June 12, 2022
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 12, 2022
Thanks to everyone who came to our @firefighters999 charity car wash at #Ilkeston today.
We were a bit late opening as the crew had been tied up at an incident, but when we got going we raised £227.75 for charity.
Thanks also to our fire cadets who rolled up their selves too. pic.twitter.com/7dgj9UCjt0
— Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (@DerbyshireFRS) June 12, 2022
A massive thank you to everyone who came down and supported our car wash today. We raised £523 ?@HWFire @BehindTheSmil17 @HWFireControl @HWFireFFC @FFCDebbieR @firefighters999 pic.twitter.com/usVAfZ6XM0
— HWFire Worcester (@HWFireWorcs) June 12, 2022
— Josh McC (@JoshMcC99) June 11, 2022
— stephen ratcliffe (@fireratty) June 12, 2022
@TreforestFC will play host to the Stuie Griff 5-a-side tournament this Saturday (18th June) ⚽
— South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (@SWFireandRescue) June 14, 2022
— Louise Ffc Furneaux (@louise_ffc_furn) June 16, 2022
— Scott Butler (@Splitlipadv) June 16, 2022
Game on!! ? The 24 hr rugby match on top of pen y fan has started at 06:00 in memory of our colleague Andrew ‘Gonzo’ Williams. Good turn out for the start and thanks to @BBCBreakfast for joining us @JohnMag20 still plenty of time to donate https://t.co/rdQtEMFxEs @mawwfire pic.twitter.com/lZHsUSUTre
— Brecon Fire Station (@BreconFire) June 17, 2022
This weekend, we joined fire and rescue control rooms across the country hosting a dress down and cake sale in aid of @Firefighters999. #ControlDoesDressDown #ControlForTheFirefightersCharity #FireControlFundraising. You can donate here: https://t.co/6WsmRQp9yT pic.twitter.com/HJ4R0R17RX
— Surrey Fire & Rescue Service (@SurreyFRS) June 18, 2022
Blue Watch are joining Fire Controls across the country in a Dress Down And Eat Cake day. We can't wait to dig in!??
It is in aid of the @firefighters999 so if you can, please donate using the link: https://t.co/4QrkiZwXQc#ControlDoesDressDown #ControlForTheFirefightersCharity pic.twitter.com/ek8BdW3hG8
— DWFireControl (@DWFireControl) June 18, 2022
Colleagues at @ClevelandFB have so far raised £46.98 from a bake sale and £103.00 from a raffle towards this weekends #ControlDoesDressDown event organised by @kentfirerescue control in aid of @firefighters999 #Proud #ThankYou #Charity #FireControlFundraising
— Dave Gormley (@BiasFire) June 18, 2022
Red Watch are joining Fire Controls across the country in a Dress Down weekend in aid of the @firefighters999
— S & WM Fire Control (@SWMFireControl) June 18, 2022
— Charley Weatherall-Smith (@Charley_Weath) June 18, 2022
Mahoosive thanks to my wife and eldest step child for manning the @firefighters999 charity stall at Skelton open day today whilst I was tucked up in bed after a mad nightshift.. pic.twitter.com/Tbd0Tr5tq2
— Dave Gormley (@BiasFire) June 18, 2022
? ??? We had a brilliant time today at the Alsager Carnival! Thank you so much to everyone who came to visit and for all the very generous donations – we raised £372.86 for @firefighters999 ? ??? pic.twitter.com/W3oxSPqD4x
— Alsager Fire Station (@AlsagerFS) June 18, 2022
Thank you to everyone that attended the car wash today we raised over £1350 for the @firefighters999.the full amount will be announced next week @BigJetTVLIVE @waltononthames @welovewalton @PRWotta pic.twitter.com/y8T805qynb
— Friends of Walton & Hersham Fire Station (@WaltonFire) June 18, 2022
Worked my little socks off today at @LFBNewham Plaistow Open Day! Thank you to all the visitors to #LFBControlRoom stand! I've raised around £300 for @firefighters999 too! ? pic.twitter.com/McQ74i5ijx
— Helen Rea (@helenamelia77) June 18, 2022
Great job today Colin completing your 28mile walk visiting our neighbouring Stations. Thank you to @Yateley14 @fleet04 @Odiham10 @TooflessColin @Top_Cat73 @hartleyrow @sms050505 @duncanswan63 @G68Simon @HantsIOW_fire @firefighters999 Great effort everyone…???? pic.twitter.com/4S73SCrWLc
— Hartley Wintney Fire Station? (@HartleyWintney8) June 18, 2022
Incredible Captain's Day @BrokenhurstGC .. we may have finished last…but we had a huge amount of fun! ? Fantastic £1200 raised for @firefighters999 #greatcause thanks @Brokgem1 @klight72 @golfshopbrok #teamwork #topday we can't wait for our lesson Harry ? #weneedit ! ⛳️? pic.twitter.com/VC7OQAlTdm
— kim mundy ??♀️ (@kim22mundy) June 18, 2022
— Avon Fire & Rescue Service Control (@AFRSControl) June 19, 2022
— Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire Control (@hiwfrs_control) June 19, 2022
Red watch control are joining in with fire controls across the country in a dress down weekend in aid of the @firefighters999 @NorthWalesFire @NWPolice have also joined in and donated kindly within the joint control room. #control #controldressdownday #firefighterscharity ? pic.twitter.com/w9f8svJNTf
— Lauren Coates (@LaurenJade0721) June 19, 2022
Good Evening Derbyshire #Control_Green are now on duty for our final night shift this set. We are supporting our fellow Fire Control Rooms across the country for #ControlDoesDressDown today in aid of the Fire fighters charity @FireFighters999 ? pic.twitter.com/V4POD6ur7V
— Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (@DerbyshireFRS) June 19, 2022
Last week, our new Wholetime Firefighter recruits aimed to complete 600 lengths of 70mm hose in 8 hours for charity.
The recruits hit their target in just 4 hours 56 minutes, raising £2,833 for @firefighters999 and Children with Cancer UK.
Congratulations to all involved ? pic.twitter.com/FGXhH3P7w9
— South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (@SWFireandRescue) June 19, 2022
Tonights Fire Control Team ??? are joining in with fire controls across the country in a dress down day orgainsed by my friend @Jones_the_Steam in memory of her husband ❤️ with all donations to @firefighters999 #NWFC #ControlDoesDressDown #FireControlFundraising pic.twitter.com/aHdpevsaP3
— Vicki Allen (@VickiA999) June 19, 2022
?? Congratulations to LFF Barry Moulder, from Park Royal Green Watch!
— LFB (Brent) (@LFB_Brent) June 20, 2022
Red Watch Fire Control are on duty today and continuing the dress down weekend raising money in aid of the Firefighters charity. For anyone who wishes to donate, you can do so by clicking the following link https://t.co/Iqd7ExuVd2 #callsandmore pic.twitter.com/NnVc9CIsuL
— Leicestershire Fire Control (@LFRSFireControl) June 19, 2022
? Our fantastic Control teams are taking part in Dress Down Day in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity.
? Here's White Watch!
— Essex Fire Service (@ECFRS) June 18, 2022
Well done to our wonderful Fire Control who have raised more than £125 for @firefighters999 ??
They joined Fire Control rooms across the UK to raise money for the charity with a cake sale and dress down day ?
— Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (@Tyne_Wear_FRS) June 20, 2022
Massive thanks from all the crew @CrowthorneStn for the amazing donation of £500 from Crowthorne Social Club to @firefighters999 after running a bbq event over the jubilee weekend. pic.twitter.com/70O0DtAxxA
— Crowthorne Fire Station (@CrowthorneStn) June 20, 2022
We promote #safety behaviours to protect each other and, in turn, provide financial support for our chosen charities. Thanks to the safety record of our colleagues in #Didcot, we’ve donated £950 to @firefighters999. Well done everyone! #CharityTuesday pic.twitter.com/SwGW5l3eas
— Air Products UKI (@airproductsuki) June 21, 2022
On Sunday, #Maidenhead Fire Station hosted our first open day since the beginning of the pandemic.
We're delighted to announce that, thanks to the generosity of our community, the Station raised over £1,500 that will be split 50/50 between @firefighters999 and @BrettCommunity pic.twitter.com/r8IminMNTI
— Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (@RBFRSofficial) June 22, 2022
— North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (@NorthYorksFire) June 22, 2022
@Lovell_UK played us in a charity football match on Sat 18 June raising funds for @Norfolk_Hospice and @firefighters999 in tribute to Alan Gillings, who passed away last month. Alan played in the last match in 2019. Lovell won 2-1 on Saturday. More info – https://t.co/5069udxpVe pic.twitter.com/VQDlBD5dLG
— WestNorfolkBC (@WestNorfolkBC) June 22, 2022
Both Manea fire station and Cottenham fire station held car washes on Saturday to raise money for @firefighters999 ??
We're pleased to say together they raised over £700 for the charity!
Thank you to everyone who came along and donated. ? pic.twitter.com/ScI6gmi7jY
— Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (@cambsfrs) June 22, 2022
Thanks to everyone who attended our #OpenDay at Skelton Fire Station on Saturday. ??
It was great to see so many smiles on peoples faces, speak to the local community & raise money for @firefighters999 ?
Well done to those who organised & supported a fun day for all! ?? pic.twitter.com/0xvvRuKaYi
— ClevelandFB (@ClevelandFB) June 22, 2022
CC Mcnee handed over a cheque of £500 to Blairgowrie @GirlguidingScot this week after our Charity Car Wash ?
— Blairgowrie Fire Station (@BlairgowrieSFRS) June 24, 2022
— Paul Fearnhead (@fernyp1) June 25, 2022
A massive thank you to everyone who donated today at Sheldons charity car wash A staggering £1034 has been raised for @firefighters999 @sparkhillfood Special thanks to @Halfords_uk @WMFSSolihull @WMFSWardEnd @WMFSHayMills for the support @WestMidsFire pic.twitter.com/p9zrVMWOYX
— Sheldon Fire Station (@WMFSSheldon) June 25, 2022
Fantastic effort by @WorthingFire crews today – Charity car wash for @firefighters999 raising £1,567.23 inc gift aid and generated 30 Safe and Well referrals! @louise_ffc_furn @WestSussexFire thanks also @simonfoster71 @RCoomber99 for coming down to support. @Sab_CohenHatton pic.twitter.com/Se1N1tfhhA
— Chris Bowles (@SMChrisBowles) June 25, 2022
A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Charity Car Wash today.
We raised over £340 with all proceedings going to @firefighters999
A top effort from our ‘On Call’ colleagues along with Tom & Charlie from Saltash Fire Cadets who worked tirelessly throughout the day pic.twitter.com/9bYIvXTWtw
— Bodmin Community Fire Station (@BodminCFRS) June 25, 2022
— LFB Ealing (@LFBEaling) June 26, 2022
— Emma Perry (@emmaperry1989) June 25, 2022
Well we did it, the Welsh 3 peaks
What an amazing time, but very challenging not just on the body but the mind aswell. Thanks for all the support and sponsors. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/QliIIyo7yX
— stephen ratcliffe (@fireratty) June 26, 2022
Soph completed 31 miles for the @firefighters999 raising money wall the way.
Such a huge challenge a suport from Worthing red watch and @LittlehamptonFS blue all the way.
It’s not to late.
Well donehttps://t.co/TAnfw5CGIM@WorthingFire @WestSussexFire @louise_ffc_furn pic.twitter.com/WmXdGao8gU
— Littlehampton Fire Station (@LittlehamptonFS) June 27, 2022
??Crews would like to thank all who attended and donated! pic.twitter.com/PmIQ6kksuH
— Avon Fire & Rescue Service (@AvonFireRescue) June 27, 2022
Firefighters from #Hindley held their open day on Saturday, Visitors watched crews as they carried out an RTC demonstration and showed the dangers of using a chip pan! Thank you to everyone who came and donated to @firefighters999 #GMFRS @manchesterfire @WiganFire pic.twitter.com/cpvhPQyxdV
— Fire Photos (@Fire_Photos) June 27, 2022
I got to see my creation “BriHEN May” with his fellow Haslemere Hens today….such a fantastic project to be part of. Signed by the man himself – Let’s hope he raises lots of money for @firefighters999 @DrBrianMay ???? pic.twitter.com/vHGWKE1bzY
— Soph Exton-Woo (@ChilledSoap) June 26, 2022
— SFRS Lanarkshire (@SFRS_Lan) June 27, 2022
A huge thank you to everyone who attended our charity wash on Saturday!
We've totalled the donations & happy to announce we've raised £390 for @firefighters999. Thank you all so much for your generosity! pic.twitter.com/wOMHuJcDrG
— Winsford Fire Station (@WinsfordFS) June 28, 2022
WOW NEWS JUST IN …..
with our car wash yesterday ????????tremendous effort by Livingston Community Fire Station ??❤️? pic.twitter.com/qnO8dKeJU5
— Livingston Fire Station (@fire_livingston) June 26, 2022