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Muscles at Martlesham (UK) complete a garden make over.

Meet the ‘Gang of 8’ (not including photographer Bernie Morgan) Muscles volunteers who descended on Tricia Higgins bungalow in Martlesham on Saturday 9th June. Working like a well oiled machine they quickly undertook the prepared list of tasks presented by … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th May – Muscles records shattered as team members top 15,000 voluntary hours, 400 projects and celebrate 20 years !

Saturday 12th May 2018 represented a landmark  for Muscles for Charity. Teams of volunteers working in three different countries contributed in excess of 230 hours of work resulting in our overall total reaching above 15,000 voluntary hours and completed projects … Continue reading

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Running, Biking, walking – Muscles members involved in charity and community events during the first weekend of May 2018 – in two countries.

arMuscles for Charity volunteers have been involved in raising money and awareness for American Diabetes since 2004. The Tour de Cure is a series of fund-raising cycling events held in forty states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The … Continue reading

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Boat cleaning in a small east coast harbor overlooked by a rural Pub – the latest Muscles project, benefits the RNLI !

A ferry ran for hundreds of years across the River Deben at Ramsholt near the east coast of Suffolk, within three miles of the North Sea. Overlooking the small jetty and quay, the present day Ramsholt Arms public house, (pictured … Continue reading

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Muscles volunteers spring into action.

Following Steve and Beckies Muscles ‘Wedding of the Year’ on Easter Saturday in rural Suffolk attended by volunteers from the UK, Belgium and the USA, a team of twelve descended on Grange Farm, and settled into a familiar work pattern … Continue reading

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Winter weather disrupts Muscles schedules on both sides of the Atlantic, but exciting jobs are on the horizon, . . .

The majority of Muscles for Charity projects involve teams working outside. Winter storms on both sides of the Atlantic prevented the respective teams from starting jobs. However, the Spring of 2018 provides exciting possibilities from Seattle to the Belgian countryside … Continue reading

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The world visits Muscles for Charity – 2017

The Muscles for Charity website is powered by WordPress and each year at this time they provide statistics for the previous twelve months. On average our website is visited approximately 5,000 times annually. Visits in 2017 originated in 45 different … Continue reading

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Muscles for Charity – Christmas message 2017

As we approach another new year Muscles for Charity volunteers, celebrate the completion of 390 projects, involving over 14,800 voluntary hours, benefiting 131 registered charities or non-profits in 10 countries. We never handle any money. Our self-sustaining Tool Fund enables … Continue reading

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“Muscle’s annual garden manicure demonstrates and defines what teamwork, friendship and generosity actually stand for”.

Muscles co-founder, Bernie Morgan’s quote (above) captures the essence of the team as fourteen volunteers tackle a garden clearing project in rural Suffolk for a military veteran.  The sun shone as the team tackled the recipients ‘wish list’ (below). Photographs … Continue reading

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1969 movie ‘The Italian Job’, what’s the connection with Muscles for Charity ?

On Wednesday 25th October, 2017, David Markby and Bob Piggin left the UK on a ten day car rally based upon the original 1969 Italian Job film starring Michael Caine. The trip was not just replicating part of the movie, … Continue reading

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