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Fundraising week updates - 10 July 2017

Posted: 25 June 2017

PMRGCAuk Liz Mitchell's Walk

PMRGCAuk Liz Mitchell's Walk

What an achievement for Liz Mitchell who reached the goal she set herself and walked 10 miles in the New Forest to raise funds for PMRGCAuk's first ever Fundraising Week. So far Liz has raised almost £550 but the final amount could rise significantly if you would like to add a donation. Visit Liz's VirginGiving page via the link.

After the walk Liz said,
"The actual distance was 10.8 miles, or 24,644 steps, and took me 3 hours and 9 minutes. It was a personal challenge for me and I did feel every mile, but the scenery in The New Forest was as always breathtaking and it was enjoyable and worthwhile with a great sense of achievement. It is rare these days to feel that you have achieved anything, so it will  definitely be a day to remember."

Thank you so much Liz for stepping out for us.
UPDATE: Liz's total is growing! It is now more than £700 

Orpington Meet Up has also been fundraising for PMRGCAuk week and raised almost £300 in two hours at their recent coffee morning.

Jacky Jones baked cakes (including a Betty Crocker cake) for her colleagues at work and raised funds for PMRGCAuk week.

And ... more good News!
In 2015  ninevoices - Nine writers on reading and writing - ran a short story competiton which raised £500 for the charity. ninevoices and PMRGCAuk member, Jane, also gave the proceeds from the sale of her book of poems to the charity. This year ninevoices has launched a new writing competition and the proceeds will be given to the charity. Find out here what you need to do to win and help their efforts to support us.

SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS!
Piece of Cake for the West Riding Rugger Club!

Well done to Sue in Bradford and the Ilkley meet-up. They raised £21 at their meeting and another £14 from a cake sale at Sue's local West Riding Rugger meeting.

Charity Indoor Curling Match for PMRGCAuk

Eileen in Worcestershire raised £220 by organising a charity indoor curling match between residents of her retirement village and the landlords of the housing association. We are delighted to hear they had a fun evening too.

Coffee Morning and Plant Sale

Patricia and the Chichester Meet Up raised £100 from a plant sale and coffee morning. Despite inclement weather, they had an enjoyable morning, chatting, drinking coffee and choosing plants in Pagham.

If you have been raising funds for PMRGCAuk over the past few weeks THANK YOU! Please let us know so we can tell everyone about it!

 

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