Founder Jack Broadley and Treasurer Jessica Rae attended Music for Merrick on Sunday 30th July 2017, a fundraising event in aid of BaggyTrousersUK. Organiser Joely Mitchell said “I chose to raise money in aid of BaggyTrousersUK as my brother in law, Jamie, is currently fighting Testicular Cancer. He is 12 months in and still has … Continue reading Music for Merrick
I was your average 21-year-old, girlfriend, healthy lifestyle involved in stock car racing every weekend and doing what an average 21-year-old would do. I noticed a lump on my left testicle but chose to ignore it for a few days as I thought it was nothing and would just pass. A few days later my girlfriend noticed something also at this point she insisted that I must … Continue reading Survivor Series: Robert Jacklin
Yep! – We did it, we was granted £856.00 by Bardsley Construction via Forever Manchester! So what do we plan to do with it? We will be running a targeted social media campaign at males aged between 15 and 35 in Tameside and surrounding areas. The population of Tameside is approximately 219,000+, with 49% of … Continue reading Bardsley Constructions 50th Anniversary
In this post I’m going to be talking about why and how I set up the charity BaggyTrousersUK. I was diagnosed with stage two testicular cancer that spread to nearby lymph nodes in my abdominal area, the treatment to cure this lasted over 4-6 months. I had no idea what I was checking for, when … Continue reading Setting up a charity at 22!?
Yes, that’s right I decided to have our first ever fundraising event as a bungee jump in the worst possible month of the year! This post is to give you an insight into the first fundraising event organised for BaggyTrousersUK, the full details will be included in our annual report. Upon setting up the charity … Continue reading Bungee in December – Are you MAD!?
Looking back on the tournament it was great to see people coming together for a very worthwhile cause and showing their support. The time and effort we have all spent organising the tournament in the 2 months leading up to it was 100% more than worth it. The tournament brought together a mix of … Continue reading Kick-about with Business
In this post I will be talking you through the process of when businesses give back, THEY GIVE BACK! I attended a ‘speed-dating’ networking event hosted by Tameside4Good and Tameside Council (Made in Tameside) on the 19th May 2015 at BrotherUK in Ashton-under-Lyne. I was joined by 14 other charities and 15 businesses wanting to … Continue reading How to bag yourself a corporate sponsor!