Meet the Team
We now have over 20 volunteers, ranging in ages from 17 to 70 plus, all helping to make P2G the successful organisation that it is. Meet our core team below, and a huge thank you to every single volunteer who help and are involved!
Andrew Baker BCAv
Founder & CEO
Andrew, known as 'Mr Play2Give' created Play2Give in September 2007. He heads up the team, ensuring compliance is met, and is responsible for the day-to-day running and decisions of the organisation. He brings his A-Level business studies and ICT qualifications, and helps to drive, inspire and motivate our growing team of volunteers. Read more about Andy
Deputy & Development Officer
Best friend of Andy, Luke joined our team in 2015. Having shaved his head to raise money for P2G, Luke became inspired & enthused in Andy's good work and passionately joined the executive team. Whilst being deputy to Andy, he is responsible for the development, delivery and continued growth of our organisation .
Community Officer & Volunteer Recruitment
Matt came on board in the summer of 2016 and helps as part of his role in our core executive team to help organise and coordinate community fundraising including delivering speeches and increasing our support within the wider community and heads up our volunteer recruitment. E-mail Matt
Head of the Superheroes
As a member of the former fundraising group, the Didcot Thong Rangers, Andy was instrumental in bringing together 70% of the group to create the 'Play2Give Superheroes'. Andy heads up the caped crusaders to deliver exciting, fun and engaging superhero themed challenges and feats within the community to increase awareness and funds. Become a P2G Superhero
Marketing and Admin Support
The latest to join our team of volunteers. Cathy, who works at a chiropractic college in her paid job, joined in the summer of 2020, after learning about our work through social media. After expressing interest to help a local established charity and with a desire to give something back to the community, Cathy joins us with over 30 years PA experience. E-mail Marketing
Graphic & Marketing Designer
Pete produces all of our designs and our marketing literature. Once production manager for the former Oxfordshire Guardian newspaper, Pete donates his services and time for free, and was central in designing our rebranding in late 2018 and associated materials. As part of our tenth anniversary, he took part in a sponsored skydive in support.
And a BIG THANK YOU ALL our other VOLUNTEERS involved who help at events, help run events, raise awareness, and help in many other ways including all of our caped crusaders to make Andy's fundraising organisation the great success it is.