MASS Action

Thighs of Steel: Glasgow to Athens 2023

Europe's longest charity bike ride: 5,400km from Glasgow to Athens and raising money for grassroots projects with dignified and sustainable initiatives for migrants and asylum seekers
£94,512
raised of £80,000 target
by 2985 supporters
Event: Glasgow to Athens 2023, from 14 July 2023 to 17 September 2023
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Story

This summer, a hundred or so ordinary humans will steel their thighs and ride really far in solidarity with displaced people in the UK and beyond.

100 steely-thighed cyclists are riding in an 8-week relay through 11 different countries, sweating, crying, laughing and sweating again, from the historic port of Glasgow to the sun-soaked temples of Athens.

We'll ride over 5,400km from Glasgow to Athens, climbing a ridiculous 7 Everests in height along the way.

Supported by our beloved van Calypso, our tight-knit community are fundraising £80,000+ in support of grassroots projects with dignified and sustainable initiatives for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in the Greece and the UK.

Every donation makes a difference. Take these examples from the Khora community centre in Athens:

£10 buys 20kg of fresh fruit and veg to serve at the Khora community kitchen, free for anyone who needs a hot meal with friendly faces

£50 covers the costs of running the Khora Asylum Support Team for a day, providing vital, free legal support to asylum seekers in Athens

£100 pays the electricity, water and gas bills at the Khora kitchen for a FORTNIGHT

£250 covers food supplies needed at the Khora kitchen for a whole MONTH

Thank you

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Donation summary

Total raised
£94,511.15
+ £14,800.16 Gift Aid
Online donations
£94,417.65
Offline donations
£0.00
Direct donations
£4,093.08
Donations via fundraisers
£90,418.07

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