Our Fundraising Team are responsible for raising the £2.2 million needed to keep our service going. From village fetes to large corporate fundraising events - these guys do it all.

Ruth Dunkin
Head of Community and Events
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Hello, my name is Ruth and I am Head of Community & Events. I look after a team of fundraisers as well as liaising directly with supporters as we plan our exciting range of events and activities.  

Bekki James
Corporate Fundraiser
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Hello, my name is Bekki and I am Corporate Fundraising Manager. I work on creating partnerships with businesses and ensuring that working with TVAA is a rewarding, engaging and fun experience. I try to engage with partner employees at all levels, through a combination of events, challenges and presentations.

Katie Whelpdale
Volunteer Fundraising Manager
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Hello, my name is Katie and I am the Volunteer Manager. I recruit, train and manage TVAA volunteers and work closely with Volunteer Fundraising Groups. My job is to make the life of a TVAA volunteer a happy and smooth one.

Rachael Hunter
Major Gifts Fundraisers
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Hello, my name is Rachael and I am the Major Gifts Fundraiser. I actively research and apply for funding from both local and national Charitable Trusts. I am also responsible for the administration of our legacies received, working closely with the families, executors and solicitors.

Tracy Bird
Volunteer and Merchandise Coordinator
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Hello, my name is Tracy and I am a Volunteer and Merchandise Coordinator. I support the Fundraising Managers alongside coordinating our volunteers who attend many events over the three counties.   

Nic Green
Volunteer and Merchandise Coordinator
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Hello, my name is Nic and I am the Volunteer and Merchandise Coordinator. I work alongside the fundraising team, co-ordinating, talks, equipment and merchandise for fundraising events.