Silent Auction To Raise Funds for Chance UK Launches!

October 2015

Ryecroft Glenton, one of the North East’s leading firms of accountants and business advisers, is supporting Chance UK’s ambitions to establish a new service in the North East.

The Newcastle-based firm is holding an online silent auction, which launched on 12 October 2015 for Chance UK’s National Development Programme. Funding for this work will help Chance UK to establish new social franchises throughout the UK including a programme in partnership with an established children’s organisation in the North East. The auction will close on Friday 23 October 2015.

There are fantastic auction lots to bid for; which include:

  • Two tickets for Julien Macdonald’s Autumn Winter 2016 Catwalk Show, as part of London Fashion Week
  • Two VIP tickets for Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals
  • Pair of boxing gloves signed by Amir Khan,
  • A Scotland Jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy
  • A Chelsea FC football signed by the team
  • Clay pigeon shooting tuition for 4
    and many more………..

To view the lots please visit

The auction has now opened and bids can be made until it closes at 5pm on Friday, 23 October. Bids can be made by emailing Carl Swansbury at or Sara Farrey at

Carl Swansbury, Partner at Ryecroft Glenton, said:
“The help Chance UK gives to children and their families is truly life changing and will really benefit our region. I’d encourage businesses and individuals from across the North East who can support us with auction lots and, of course, in October, with some generous bids, to come forward.”

Gracia McGrath, Chief Executive of Chance UK, said:
“There is a high level of need for our services in the North East which is why we have targeted the region. We are confident that, through a social franchise in the North East, we can deliver positive outcomes for children in the region. We are very grateful to Carl, Sara and the team at Ryecroft Glenton for the support they are offering and we hope that the silent auction is a success.”

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