Hargreaves Lansdown Announced as Break the Cycle 2021 Partner

We are delighted to announce that long term Nascence partners Hargreaves Lansdown have confirmed their ongoing support for Break the Cycle 2021 as event partners for the fourth year.


Bristol based financial services company Hargreaves Lansdown already collaborate with Bristol Sport Foundation on a number of Nascence projects including Reading Recovery, our Active.  Healthy. Happy holiday camps, Bristol Bears Community Foundation’s Bright Sparks programme.  The firm and their people are also great supporters of our various fundraising/ teambuilding events and we are all looking forward to their resumption later this year.


Break the Cycle is Bristol Sport Foundation and Bristol Bears Community Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have had to adapt this year’s event which will be held virtually for the second consecutive year.


This year, we will be running a two-month long activation that culminates in a celebration event with our event partners and professional clubs which will be streamed live from inside Ashton Gate. With chances for people to join in from the stadium (COVID permitting), at home or out and about on your bike we are making Break the Cycle 2021 COVID proof. 


To get involved and support the life changing work delivered by the Bristol Bears Community Foundation; simply follow these five steps… 


1.     Choose your challenge – Whether you’ve just started to cycle or are a seasoned cyclist set yourself a challenge  

2.     Get cycling – Your favourite local route, at home on a static bike, out with your family… whenever you like, it’s up to you!  

3.     Donate £5 – to our Break The Cycle fundraising campaign to raise vital funds for the Bristol Bears Community Foundation – DONATE NOW 

4.     Tune in – Join us for the live streamed event on Sunday, June 27th to celebrate your involvement 

5.     And relax – Kick back, put your feet up and think about all the life changing work you have supported  


Martha Girling, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: “This is our fourth year supporting Break the Cycle and it’s now a fixture in the calendar. We have growing numbers of colleagues supporting the event so to combine their passion of cycling and a desire to do the right thing for our community means we just had to get involved! As a Bristol based company, it is important for us to be involved in our local community and to be able to give something back”


Paul Glanville, Corporate Partnerships Manager at Bristol Sport Foundation, said: “A massive thank you to the Hargreaves Lansdown team for their continued support, this is as important as ever during these unprecedented times. Hargreaves Lansdown and Bristol Sport Foundation are united in their desire to engage and inspire our community, to make a positive difference to those often living in disadvantage.


“Break The Cycle 2021 is open for entries and we look forward to giving lots of people the opportunity to take part in a healthy and fun event whilst at the same time helping to raise much needed funds to support the life changing work of the Bristol Bears Community Foundation.

“Please contact me to find out more about how your organisation and people can get involved in our unique business and community engagement programme, The Nascence Project.”




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