Archive - October 20, 2015

Two brothers listen to Rick Astley on repeat for four days, raise over £6,000 for diabetes charity JDRF

Two brothers have spent four days between them listening to Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up on repeat to raise over £6,000 for type 1 diabetes charity JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).

Jack and James White were inspired to do the 75-hour sponsored silence challenge by their seven-year-old nephew, who has type 1 diabetes.

23-year-old Jack, a choirmaster from Southampton, began the sponsored silence challenge at midday on Friday 16 October. He estimated that by 15:00 on Monday 19 October, he would have listened to Never Gonna Give You Up at least 2,500 times.

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