WORKERS will be hopping on their bikes to raise funds for the Down’s Syndrome Association.

Every year, Ecrubox Digital, in Eckington, Pershore chooses a charity to support with their fundraising activities and this year, the Down’s Syndrome Association was selected.

The charity is close to the hearts of staff at Ecrubox who know how the Down’s Syndrome Association works tirelessly to improve the quality of the lives of children and adults with the condition.

Pawel Lorenc, head of search marketing at Ecrubox Digital, knows first-hand how Down’s Syndrome can affect everyday life.

Mr Lorenc, aged 48, said: “When our daughter was born, we were completely clueless when it came to what Down’s Syndrome is and how it would affect our marriage and family.

“We were lucky enough to meet people from the Down’s Syndrome Association at a very early stage. With their specialist advisors, information and support we found help that was so needed. Our daughter is now 20 years old and we still actively support Down’s Syndrome Association in their mission.”

March 21 marks World Down Syndrome Awareness Day and Ecrubox are getting involved to raise money to support the charity. Six employees will be taking shifts throughout the day on a static bike, cycling 111 miles in total to raise money and awareness for the cause.

The mileage represents the distance from their HQ in Pershore, to the Down’s Syndrome Association offices in Middlesex.

The team at Ecrubox are inviting the public to join in and make a contribution towards the Down’s Syndrome Association.

Anyone can visit the office at Deer Park Hall , in Eckington, between 12pm to 2pm to show their support and make a donation. There will be coffee and cake, an opportunity to throw wet sponges at the cyclists and the public can put some miles on the clock.

To donate, visit Ecrubox Digital's JustGiving page.


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