Go Ashleigh!Posted on April 18th 2016 in Charity, Company News
SMART Tool Group NZ is sponsoring Ashleigh Wiles and the team from Taupo Volunteer Fire Unit, they are heading up the SkyTower in full fire fighting gear weighing up to 25kg including mask and cylinder in a bid to raise funds for the Leukemia and Blood Cancer NZ Charity on the 28th of May.
The 2016 Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge taking place on Saturday 28 May is a fundraiser for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). Each year firefighters from around New Zealand, Australia and the USA gain sponsorship and compete in this amazing event at Auckland’s Sky Tower.
The Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge is a fun and great way of raising funds, while helping the 6 Kiwis diagnosed with a blood cancer every day. For more information please visit www.firefightersclimb.org.nz
Check out some of the key numbers for this amazing challenge!
- 51 flights of stairs
- 1,103 individual steps
- 328 metres the Sky Tower is the tallest building in the southern hemisphere
- Over 200 brigades participated in the 2015 event
- Firefighters will wear up to 25kg of kit
- 850 firefighters will race up the Sky Tower in 2016
This is a fantastic cause, and SMART is pleased to sponsor Ashleigh and her team!
You can too!