Elaine Close

I used to keep hens - Matilda, Gladys, Henrietta and Penelope; all lovely girls!

Elaine Close

Community Fundraiser

Hi, I'm Elaine, Community Fundraising Officer for the North West at Meningitis Now.

The year you joined the charity

January 2018.

A brief overview of your role - what are you responsible for?

My role is to support and assist our supporters, volunteers and all members of the public who are undertaking community fundraising events for Meningitis Now. I live in Kendal, Cumbria and cover the North West including Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and West Yorkshire.  My role brings me into contact with many different community groups and organisations.

I am currently working on promoting our Time4Tea event and organising places in the Morecambe Cross Bay Walk on 2 September 2018.

Your favourite part of your role

In just a short time, I have met some amazing supporters who although suffering huge personal loss and difficulties are amazing in their enthusiasm for fundraising and raising awareness of Meningitis Now.

Your biggest achievements

Getting to grips with Salesforce! I have not conquered it yet but am determined!

A fun fact about yourself

I used to keep hens – Matilda, Gladys, Henrietta and Penelope; all lovely girls!

How you can be contacted

Email me at ElaineC@meningitisnow.org, call me on 07587 554 847 or message me on Facebook.