Team Caterpillar was formed to create a supportive community for it's members but while we create a positive space to have fun we think it's important to give back to our local community!
Take a look below to discover some of the fundraising events and initiatives we've hosted so far - and there's plenty more to do!
We raised £240 for Red Nose day - see our Blog for full details
Our incredible group embraced a virtual elevation gain challenge and raised £315 for Swaledale Mountain Rescue.
Store House is a project created by Influence Church to help meet the needs in our communities through a food bank scheme and offer support in an even greater way. Team Caterpillar .were more than happy to donate 70 PE Kit bags to Richmond Uniform Bank, there was a special appearance Marshall from Paw Patrol.
With lockdown lifted for the month of December we wanted to get together and raise some money - with a festive twist! Members signed up to join us on a 5K route around Richmond with the promise of a medal and mince pies at the end. All profits from the event were then donated to Save the Childrens Secret Santa appeal!
With the COVID 19 pandemic putting pressure on families across the UK we decided to support the Trussel Trust who are a national foodbank organisation. Members got involved by completing challeneges and submitting videos - for every video submitted they donated £5 and overall we raised £170!
With lockdown getting to everyone we decided to embark on a Mental Health Awareness challenge. Each member set themself a goal to work towards and were awarded with a medal on completion. Entry fees raised £500 for Samaritans Northallerton!
In 2019 Founder Dionne decided to show support for the Leyburn Girls Under 8's football team.