Brecon Mountain Rescue are a team of dedicated volunteers providing an emergency rescue service 24-hours a day, 365 days-a-year – saving the lives of those most in need, throughout mid Wales. The team does not receive any government or external funding and operate on an entirely voluntary basis.
Increased demand for our help means they are in urgent need of a new base.A public fundraising appeal to raise £99,000 towards building a new £1.1million headquarters on the outskirts of Brecon, to respond more quickly to emergencies, and to create an “educational hub”. The team has already raised £750,000 from fundraising efforts over the past 10 years and are appealing for help to achieve the final target. The fundraising campaign is being backed by television presenter, Kate Humble, who lives in the region, and is the official ambassador for the campaign. Kate said: “The Brecon Mountain Rescue team receives no government or external funding. Its members give up their time on an entirely voluntary basis. Their dedication, professionalism and generosity has saved hundreds of lives over the years and never more so than in recent times.”
There are many ways in which you can help fundraise for Brecon Mountain Rescue, please see their website here: www.breconmrt.co.uk/fundraising