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14th May 2024|News|

Cardio v Cancer: Centrick New Homes and Investment Boss takes on cycling challenge to support five charities

A Birmingham real estate specialist is gearing up to pedal with purpose, joining fellow property professionals to support the fight against cancer through Get Up Give Back.

Centrick’s new homes and investments director Andy Butts has begun the countdown to Ride London 2024 and has been clocking up hundreds of miles on a series of training rides.

The popular cycling challenge, taking place on Sunday 26th May 2024, will see thousands of cyclists hitting the roads. Andy is riding to raise funds for Get Up Give Back, which supports five cancer charities, each of which provide a beacon of hope and support for those battling the disease.

This year, Get Up Give Back, the charity arm of Property Entrepreneur and Property Pulse Network UK, will be focusing on Cardio vs. Cancer – an initiative created to mark its fifth year as a charity and marked by five mental and physical challenges in just five weeks.

Andy said:

“I’m deeply honored to be part of Ride London 2024 and to ride in support of Get Up Give Back. Cancer has impacted the lives of so many, and participating in this event is my way of giving back and making a difference. Together, we can pedal towards a future where cancer is no longer a threat and those suffering with cancer have the support and resources they need to fight it.”

Ride London, the ultimate is the ultimate cycling event, puts participants’ endurance to the test. The 100-mile route will set off from Victoria Embankment in the heart of the city, before heading through the boroughs of Westminster, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. Following this, cyclists will continue to pedal towards Essex, through Epping Forest, Braintree, Chelmsford and Brentwood before coming back into the city for the final stretch, finishing at the iconic Tower Bridge.

Andy added:

“Every donation received will directly benefit our five chosen charities – Shay’s Smiles, Shine Cancer Support, The Sutton Cancer Support Centre, U Care and Eve Appeal – each of which provides crucial support to cancer patients and their families. Whether it is funding groundbreaking research, offering emotional support services, or facilitating access to treatment, every contribution counts in the fight against cancer.”

For more information on how to support Andy and Get Up Give Back, please visit: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/get-up-and-give-back—cardio-vs-cancer.

About Centrick

Centrick’s vision is simple, “To make customers’ lives better everyday, the Centrick way” and for almost 20 years Centrick has nurtured, driven and grown its team by delivering industry leading service. Centrick prides itself on being a company of knowledgeable industry experts with a trusted, joined-up approach to all aspects of residential property. Innovation is at the heart of everything it does, helping it to adapt to the ever-changing market. This is all underpinned with a strong ethical code of trust and family values, where the team works as one to deliver exceptional service. National residential property experts, Centrick is forward-thinking and agile; always looking for new ways to work flexibly to meet the needs of its clients, using its strength and depth, across the property sector. By investing in talent, leading the way on industry practices, developing its technology and systems, it delivers an outstanding service to clients. Providing services across the UK, with offices in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Gerrards Cross and Fareham Centrick’s services include:

About Get Up Give Back

Get Up Give Back, part of the Property Entrepreneurs Community, is a fantastic charity that will be completing a number of Mental, Physical and Volunteering challenges over five weeks to raise money for five Cancer Charities. Whether it is climbing Mount Snowdon, cycling 50 miles a week or taking on the Three Peaks, the team of avid Property Professionals will be challenging themselves both physically and mentally for this fantastic cause. This year, the chosen charities that Get Up Give Back will be supporting are

Shay’s Smiles

In memory of Shay O’Dea, Shay’s Smiles supports families of children combatting Glioblastoma Multiforme (www.shayssmiles.org)

Shine Cancer Support

Shine provides support for under 40’s with Cancer, before, during and after treatment. (www.shinecancersuport.org)

The Sutton Cancer Support Centre

Sutton Cancer Support is a fabulous Birmingham charity supporting those affected by cancer in the West Midlands (https://suttoncancersupport.org/)

U Care

U Care aims to find new ways to fight the 5 types of male Urological Cancer: Bladder, Kidney, Penile, Prostate & Testicular. (www.ucare-oxford.org.uk)

Eve Appeal

Eve Appeal is the UK’s leading charity funding research and awareness of the five gynecological cancers; Womb, Ovarian, Cervical, Vulval and Vaginal. (www.eveappeal.org.uk)