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• 27 Sep. 2021

Ben launches new SilverCloud programmes for younger people

Today, automotive charity Ben is launching a new range of programmes on SilverCloud, its digital mental health and wellbeing platform, that are specially tailored to help younger automotive people aged 16 years+. Completely free for anyone who works, or has

• 19 Aug. 2021

ILC The Climb postponed and challengers to tackle epic National 3 Peaks

ILC The Climb at Mount Kili postponed as Tanzania remains on travel red list ILC challengers to tackle National 3 Peaks in November to maintain momentum £50k raised so far and participants determined to hit vital £300k target Ben announces

• 10 Aug. 2021

Join Ben’s Fantasy Football League and win over £1,000

Ben invites the automotive industry to join its Fantasy Football League Ben’s League is free to enter with many cash prizes up for grabs Join now for chance to win over £1,000 throughout the Premier League season Ben has launched its

• 3 Aug. 2021

New Ben’s Big Breakfast fundraiser to launch in October

Launching Ben’s Big Breakfast fundraiser to support automotive industry people Bring, bake, make and sell breakfast to raise money for those in crisis Big breakfast to focus on mental health and encourage people to get together and talk to each

• 2 Aug. 2021

Copart’s 3 Peaks Challenge raises £5k for Ben

Copart’s 3 Peaks Challenge has raised £5,000 for Ben. Over the course of one weekend in July, Team Copart tackled the three highest peaks in Scotland, England, and Wales: Ben Nevis (1,345m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Snowdon (1,085m). The team

• 19 May. 2021

Ben announces Industry Leader Challenge: The Climb to take place in October

Automotive industry leaders to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2021 Ben invites more automotive leaders and aspiring leaders to join The Climb Challengers to climb the highest free-standing mountain on earth Ben announces that its biggest ever Industry Leader Challenge (ILC)

• 12 May. 2021

Ben invites automotive people to take part in new health & wellbeing survey

Ben’s Annual Industry Survey 2021 is open for automotive industry people Ben urges the automotive community to take part and share the health & wellbeing issues affecting them Survey results will help Ben continue to provide relevant support and services

• 5 May. 2021

Ben launches Move4Ben – an exciting new active challenge

Charity inspires automotive industry people to get moving in new challenge Move4Ben to raise funds so no-one in automotive faces life’s toughest challenges alone Participants to set their own personal challenge and Move4Ben however they choose Automotive charity, Ben, is

• 28 Apr. 2021

Ben Ball is back – book your tickets for 2021 now!

Ben Ball is back for 2021 – returning to the iconic Roundhouse on 8th December Ben is inviting the automotive industry to book tickets now for Christmas Ball Unmissable Christmas party provides the perfect opportunity to reconnect with colleagues Ben

• 4 Mar. 2021

Breakout for Ben raises £159k on the road to £1million

Automotive charity, Ben, announces that its 10-day virtual active challenge, Breakout for Ben, has raised just under £159,000 – an amazing total that will help address its £1million fundraising shortfall.  Ben invited the whole automotive industry to Breakout for Ben

• 21 Jan. 2021

Sytner donates £40k to Ben to help reach £0.5m ‘rallying cry’ fundraising target

Sytner, the UK’s largest car retail group has donated £40,000 to Ben. After a challenging year for the charity, Sytner’s donation carried Ben over their urgent ‘rallying cry’ target of £0.5 million. Sytner Group has supported Ben for nearly 27

• 18 Jan. 2021

Ben launches fast-track access to digital mental health platform

Today on Blue Monday, Ben is launching fast-track access to its digital mental and wellbeing platform, offering immediate support to those in need. On a day hailed as the most depressing of the year, Ben is giving automotive people the

• 12 Jan. 2021

Launching Breakout for Ben – road to £1 million

Automotive charity launches Breakout for Ben – road to £1 million Ben encourages whole automotive industry to get involved in new virtual challenge to address £1m fundraising shortfall Over £530k raised but more support is needed so no-one in automotive

• 2 Dec. 2020

£0.5m pledged to Ben so no-one in automotive faces life’s toughest challenges alone

Ben’s rallying cry to automotive industry leaders is being answered with just under £500k pledged so far Automotive industry responds to Ben’s funding challenge to help ensure no-one in automotive has to face life’s toughest challenges alone Ben launches Do

• 18 Nov. 2020

Ben issues rallying cry after struggling to support record demand with falling income

Ben’s urgent support appeal to ensure no-one faces life’s toughest challenges alone The charity is supporting 50% more people while its income falls by £1m Without additional funding, difficult choices may have to be made about which cases to support

• 19 Oct. 2020

Ben extends its services to support automotive people who face job losses

Ben is now providing support to industry people who have lost their jobs and who are at risk of losing their jobs. Ben has seen a 52% increase in requests for support from April-September this year, which shows the impact that