Emmerdale actor Mike Parr is throwing a charity fundraiser on Friday 7th October from 7pm and guess what – you’re invited.
Mike will be joined by his friends, family and Emmerdale cast members, who will witness him auction off a selection of fabulous prizes, including some that money simply cannot buy.
The charity in question is The Steve Prescott Foundation, which has raised millions of pounds to support charities which were close to the late Rugby legends heart.
These include Try Assist, which raises funds to assist Rugby League players affected by serious injury and The Christie, whose aim is to create a future without cancer.
On the 13th October, Mike will be swapping on-screen soap drama for the challenge of a lifetime – a gruelling two-week trek to the Base Camp of the almighty Everest in Nepal.
The trip is a fitting way to raise funds for the charity, as it everything The Steve Prescott Foundation is about, which is summed up perfectly by their slogan – ‘’what the mind believes, the body achieves.’’
So, what can guests expect on the night? Well, after a swanky cocktail and canape reception, the auction kicks off at 8:30pm, where the highest bidder will walk away with the enviable ‘Party with Parr’ package.
This includes accommodation in a five-star hotel, dinner in one of the city’s most exclusive restaurants and then a VIP booth at Oracle with complimentary drinks for up to four people – all in the company of the dashing Mr Parr himself!
Speaking about the event and his involvement with the charity, Mike said ‘’As a fellow St Helens lad, Steve was a childhood hero of mine, and has been a huge source of inspiration to myself and countless others – someone that proved that anything is possible with the right attitude.
This charity has always been close to my heart and so I’m honoured to take up the Base Camp challenge.
The Oracle fundraiser is going to be quite some night – I can’t wait to see you all there. Let’s see how much we can raise for this worthy cause!’’
Tickets are an absolute snip at just £10 with all proceeds going to the charity.
If you can’t make it, but would love to dig deep and show your support, then please head on over to Mike Parr’s JustGiving page and make a donation:
For further information on The Steve Prescott Foundation and its incredible achievements, take a look at their website:
So, what are you waiting for? Dust down your glad rags and prepare to Party with Parr for an unforgettable evening at Leeds premier riverside nightspot!