Last Friday, 20 members from Ray White New Zealand, lead by CEO Carey Smith, took part in the Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand Step Up Challenge. Team members from Ray White Albany, Ray White City Apartments and Ray White Pinehill took up the challenge to run up the 51 stories of the Sky Tower and in the process raised over $7,900 for the cause.
Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand is a national organisation dedicated to supporting patients and their families living with a blood cancer – leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma or a related blood condition. With six Kiwis being diagnosed with a blood cancer or related condition every day and receiving no government funding, the yearly Step Up Challenge event is crucial to helping raise funds and awareness to continue the service.
This year the event raised over $338,000.
Simon Harrison of Ray White City Apartments was our fast runner, climbing the 51 stories in just 8 minutes 7 seconds. The Ray White City Apartments team also included Cameron Brain, Delanie Horrobin, Gina Elliot, John Tanner, Melissa McLennan-Miller, Olivia Tibbetts, Ryan Bridgman, and Sam Woods.
From the North Shore the Ray White Albany team was made up of Angel Yang, Janet Ellwood, Joseph Ido, Konrad Eales, and William Xu. The Ray White Pinehill team consisted of Crystal Lee, Louis Henry, Nicky Hattam, Stephen Burnett, and Winn Cheng.