Richard is an ardent supporter and tireless fundraiser for charity. He has raised tens of thousands of pounds in his own right and has been the headline act with his big band at the annual fundraising balls for the following charities;
The Motor Neurone Disease Association
‘How can we ever thank you enough for your contribution? You raised ££11,000 for the MNDA – it’ a stunning achievement and we are deeply grateful to you.’ Dr Kirstine Knox, Chief Executive
Breast Cancer Cares Fashion Show, Grosvenor House, London
‘Your performance was wonderful and your classic style was a hit! Thank you so much for your help and assistance. We raised a staggering £517,000 and we couldn’t have done it without you – thanks so much.’ – Nicky Scott, Press and PR Manager and Ellie Sleeman, Head of Events.
The British Red Cross – The Luciano Pavarotti Tribute Concert
‘Your performance was magnificent and we could not have achieved our success without your support.’ – Angela Rippon OBE
The Anthony Nolan Trust – Big Band Special
‘Your personal involvement was so appreciated – my sincere thanks and appreciation for all you did and your stunning performance’ – Steve McEwan, Chief Executive
Breakthrough Breast Cancer – 2004 Breakthrough Summer Ball – Savoy Hotel, London
‘The ambiance you created and your singing and performance were magnificent. Thank you so much for joining us and making the evening such a success.’ – Deanne Gardner, Head of Marketing.
The Rainbow Trust
‘What a magnificent performance! Thank you so much for giving your time and making the event so special.’