Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team relies solely on the very kind donations from the general public, support from local businesses and occasionally grants which we can apply for.
The Team operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year, so we need your help to keep the team in a state of operational readiness.
Team members give up their spare time to attend training events and operational callouts, be it a rescue that can last anywhere from 45 minutes to 5 hours or a search that can last from a few hours to a few days. As well as the operational & training commitments, team members dedicate time to fundraising.
Currently, we need to raise around £25,000 a year to keep the team operational.Funding is spent on fuel, maintenance of the vehicle fleet, maintenance of medical equipment, technical rescue equipment, maintenance of the team base, to mention a few. On top of that, we need to raise funds to complete the base refurbishment and also raise funds to replace PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment) and to fund our specialist training.
Fundraising events vary from sponsored walks, runs, cycle and challenge events, street collections, summer fetes, in-store collections throughout our operational area, raffles, country shows or indeed anywhere else we can get support from.
The fundraising events that we organise are the Survival at the end of March, The Whalebones Walk around May Day and The Viking Chase in September.
Could you help us by organising your own fund raising events or just by helping the team in some of its own fundraising activities? We will of course come along and support you in such events.
So if you can help us and feel you can offer this type of support to a worthy cause, then please contact us in the first instance at the following e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. (or via our Facebook page)
If you are a company and can support or sponsor us in any way, be it monetary or purchases, we would love to hear from you also. The fundraising team can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. (or via our Facebook page)
Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team would like to thank all of its supporters for their continued support.
Applications can be made to join the team in a support role (Operational Support) or as a hill going (Search and Rescue) member.
Applications for either role can be made at any time. Intakes for Operational Support members occur at various times of the year. There is one annual intake for Search and Rescue normally each September.Join Now