Our mission is always to provide the individual support and help that people need to restart their lives once more. And we can only do that with the help of both organisations and individuals, who see the value of the work we do. Your support, whether it be financial or material, is much appreciated.
Our programme partners are top level professional and corporate supporters who provide funding for programmes.They are offered fantastic opportunities in return, including yacht and media branding, programme involvement, corporate sail and land team building and/or hospitality packages tailored to different requests. Above all they know that they are helping to change lives forever.
Along with the following grant awarding organisations for their funding which enables our programmes to run:
Brignall Trust, Hawerby Trust
Generous in-kind support provides vital professional services, without which the charity would not be able to continue with its work. In return they are offered yacht branding and the possibility of joining us on sailing events. We thank our current in-kind corporate supporters:
These generous partners provide us with a minimum donation of £5,000 which is all invested into our vital programmes across the Humber. In return they are offered yacht branding and one full corporate event of their choice, for example a day sail for 12 people or a place on one of our sailing challenges. We thank our current partners:
We also thank the following grant making organisations:
Broome Family Trust, Walwyn Chapman Trust and The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Sponsor a Young Person
Our young people are our future and for just £3,000 you could be the proud sponsor, responsible for providing the funds to transform a young life forever. In return, you are offered profile and recognition as that person’s sponsor, and as someone who can meet, guide and mentor the participant. For this opportunity, contact us.
Be a Friend
CatZero could not survive without the numerous business and individuals who support us in various ways. Support includes offering grants, individual fundraising, working alongside staff to deliver sessions or mentor participants, provision of technical support, providing occasional in-kind support, offering discounted or free services. All friends are recognised on our website and are welcome to join staff in supporting participants through our programmes, both on land and at sea.
Current Friends include:
(As well as numerous individuals who give their time, fundraise or donate.)
CatZero Cycle Challenge 2019 Event
THIS will be our BIGGEST and BEST CatZero Cycle Challenge, (CCC), yet – come and join us!
To mark the 10th anniversary of CatZero, we have decided to change our annual coast-to-coast CCC – making it a little longer and a ‘true’ east to west, starting in Hornsea and finishing in Southport. These two towns mark the very furthest east and west respectively!
All-in-all it takes in 200-miles, with an impressive total climb of 5,580ft (1710m). But rest-assured there is a full support crew on hand, with all the help you will need – and leader Danny Watson assures cyclists that it is an enjoyable ride. There are stops every 10-15 miles with food and riders’ bags ready. The group always rides together with an emphasis on supporting each other.
The ride takes place over three days:
- Day One: Hornsea to Doncaster, 71 miles with a 880ft climb (270m). This is the longest distance with the least climb and the greatest proportion of tarmac.
- Day Two: Doncaster to Didsbury: 65 miles and a 3400 ft climb (1040m). This is the most challenging but beautiful day crossing the Pennines via Woodhead pass. The route to Penistone is mostly on river/canal paths and old railway lines connected with shorter road or trail sections some with steep climbs.
- Day Three: Didsbury to Southport: 63 miles with a 1300 ft climb (400m). Leaving Didsbury, the route joins the Mersey for the first time. As well as old railway and canal sections the route follows the Mersey and Manchester ship canal at times. We will then end the ride at Southport – where we will celebrate the end of the ride before heading back to Hull in the transport provided.
The challenge takes place from September 13th to September 15th this year with riders asked to contribute £50 per day to cover the CatZero Support Team, which will be on hand to support you along the way!
The package also includes transportation of you and your cycle back to Hull, training activities leading up to the event, accommodation for two nights, packed lunch/drinks whilst cycling and a CatZero Cycle Challenge t-shirt.
Your challenge is to endeavour to raise £500 sponsorship for CatZero – Can you do it? For more details and your application form, please contact [email protected] or 01482 333303.
Last year (2018) saw the fourth CatZero Cycle Challenge take place and you can read a full report in the news/blogs section http://catzero.org/2018/07/10/from-the-pennines-back-to-hull/
Director of Sailing, Danny Watson, who leads the event every year was delighted to reveal that the 2018 Cycle Challenge raised £6,000 – bringing the total raised by cycling events in 2018 to £15,000! All money raised goes towards programme delivery.