Digby Brown raises over £22,500 for Child Brain Injury Trust

Two happy children

Digby Brown are honoured to have organised a fundraising dinner for the Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT), raising over £22,500 on the night to help children with acquired brain injuries in Scotland.

This adds to the quarter of a million pounds already raised by Digby Brown for the charity.

Balmoral Hotel provides spectacular setting

The dinner was a black tie event held on Thursday 2nd June 2016 at Edinburgh’s impressive Balmoral Hotel, providing a spectacular setting for the night.

Jojo Sutherland - Compere

Comedian Jojo Sutherland generously donated her time and was the compere for the evening. This was a charity close to Jojo’s heart as she herself had suffered a brain haemorrhage.

Lisa Turan, CEO at Child Brain Injury Trust

Lisa Turan, CEO at Child Brain Injury trust began the night with a heartfelt speech about the 12 year relationship with Digby Brown and the inspiring work they do that touch many lives throughout Scotland.

Lisa Turan giving a speech at Digby Brown's Fundraising dinner for Child Brain Injury Trust

Silent Auction and Raffle Prizes

A silent auction was held throughout the night and included prizes such as a round of golf at The Carrick, Cameron House in Loch Lomond, spa package at Archerfield, 6 bottles of Dom Perignon and “Mabel – the highland cow” painting on canvas by Craig Semple.

The raffle prizes were not to be sniffed at and included an overnight stay for 2 at The Balmoral, tickets for opening night of Chicago at the playhouse and a bottle of champagne.

Callanish gets everyone on the dance floor

The band Callanish provided entertainment and a traditional ceilidh to get people on the dance floor.

Thank you to all

We would like to thank all those who donated prizes including the Balmoral, Case Management Services, Compass Chambers, Towry, Alex Quinn & Partners, Langstane, David Lloyds Gym, Peter Davies and Digby Brown.

We would also like to thank all those who bought a table on the night and to all those who gave generously, helping raise over £22,500 for the Child Brain Injury Trust.

Child Brains Injury Trust recommends Digby Brown for legal support services within Scotland

To learn more about how Digby Brown help people in Scotland with a brain injury, visit our Brain Injury Department page or listen to David’s story about how Digby Brown helped him and his family after sustaining a brain injury.