Charities

Charities

At electra, we are committed to making a difference and each year we choose two worthy charities to support, and focus our fundraising efforts towards them. We are extremely pleased to announce that we have nominated Charlie House and Grampian Flyers as our chosen charities for 2019.

We hope to hold and take part in many fundraising activities over the coming year and to raise as much as possible for those who absolutely deserve it. Please help us to raise as much as possible and sponsor the electra team! You can do so by following this link.

Find out more about our chosen charities and fundraising efforts for this year below.

Charlie House

Charlie House is a local children’s charity which supports babies, children and young people with complex disabilities and life limiting conditions in North East Scotland.

The Charlie House vision has always been to have a purpose-built facility in Aberdeen to support families in the region. The building and planned services provided from the centre will dramatically change the support available to these children and their families locally, when they need it.

At electra we are excited to help Charlie House reach their £8m Big Build Appeal through a number of different fundraising events over the course of the next year. Some of our staff recently took part in the Aberdeen Kilt Walk and we also held a charity Bake Off in the office.

Charlie House - Our Vision
Charlie House - Our Vision

Grampian Flyers

The Grampian Flyers basketball club is the premier basketball club in the North East of Scotland. Working closely with local league clubs, local authority partners and their national governing body, Basketball Scotland, to ensure both participation in physical activity to improve health inequalities and develop talented youngsters to fulfill their potential and reach international standard.

Following a four week taster block at the tail end of 2012, the Grampian Flyers Basketball Club created a wheelchair team for the North East of Scotland. This has now expanded to a total of 4 teams, which compete in the Scottish Wheelchair Development League, STEPS League, Woman’s League and the Scottish Cup.

Our very own eLearning Delivery Manager and sports superstar, Austin, is part of the Flyers wheelchair team and we are focusing our fundraising efforts towards some new wheelchairs and equipment for the team.

Grampian Flyers
Grampian Flyers