Transforming the future for young people
with complex autism
Striding out on an
Our outgoing Chief
is preparing for a
as part of his farewell to
Mike Robinson will be stepping
down as our CEO at the end of July
after eight years in the post.
Among Mike's future plans are to
spend time hiking in New Zealand
and this, coupled with a childhood
spent in Bath and his passion for
supporting young people with
autism, has inspired his farewell
fundraiser in aid of Prior's Court.
"Mike's Hike" is a multi-day, 60mile walk
along the Kennet & Avon
Canal from Bath to Newbury.
This is a full four days of walking
from Tuesday, 27 June to Friday,
30 June so will be quite a
challenge! Mike is fundraising
for our Let Me Shine
Performing Arts Centre - a
facility for young people
with complex autism to be
able to better access the
transformational powers of the
Mike said, "I want to raise as much
money as I can to support projects
which improve the lives of young
people with complex autism at
Prior's Court. As CEO, I've seen
first-hand transformational power
of the arts for young people with
Mike will be joined along parts of
the walk by some staff and young
people from Prior's Court, as well
as some familiar faces. It is set
to be a fun, challenging, and
walk that will
years Mike has
spent as CEO
of Prior's Court and all he has
achieved in that time.
To donate, scan the QR code on
Mike's picture above.
Mike is also challenging you, as a
team or an individual, to try and
walk for 20 hours throughout the
month of June and raise money for
l take this challenge on as
a corporate team and encourage
each other to go for a walk on your
lunch break or after work.
l decide as a family or with
friends you will take on a big walk
each weekend throughout June.
l Or decide as an individual that
you will be going for a 40-minute
walk every day in June.
Find out more about the
challenge and the support
you will receive to take
part at priorscourt.org.uk/