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David sleeps out for Roundabout

David sleeps out for Roundabout

Originally posted on, November 2015

Thursday, 19th November 2015

Our managing director has raised more than £1,300 after taking part in homeless charity Roundabout’s Sleepout event.

David Clarkson joined other participants in sleeping rough at CADS Works in Sheffield city centre, raising £1,345 for the charity in the process.

It is the second time this year David has taken part in the event, after he raised £2,290 by taking part in April’s ‘Sleep United’ at Bramall Lane.

As one of our chosen charities, we carry Roundabout’s logo on a number of our trucks, and over the years we have participated in many fundraising events for the charity.

After the event, which has raised close to £15,000 in total so far, David said: “DBL Logistics is a very proud supporter of Roundabout, and we pride ourselves on giving as much back to the local community as possible.

“The Sleepout is always a challenge but it does a great job in raising awareness of the issue.

“It gives people a brief insight into how hard sleeping rough is – and countless people across the region do it, night after night.

“Fantastic charities such as Roundabout help to combat the issue and are doing a sterling job – I’m only too happy to continue supporting them in the great work they do.”

Ruth Gage, Fundraising and Communications Manager at Roundabout, said: “We are extremely grateful to the continued support from DBL Logistics.

“The £3,500 David has raised in two Sleepout events alone is really impressive and will make a huge difference to the young people we support. They also provided the card for participants to sleep on which made organising the event that little bit smoother.”

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