The Brick

Winter Walk For Warmth

As part of our Wrap Up Wigan campaign we are calling on our supporters and the local community to walk 3K, 5K or 10K to help raise vital funds for The Brick.
£1,300
raised of £1,000 target
by 30 supporters
RCN 1153055

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Can you help warm homes and hearts this winter by taking part in our Winter Walk for Warmth challenge?

As part of our Wrap Up Wigan campaign we are calling on our supporters and the local community to walk 3K, 5K or 10K to help raise vital funds for The Brick.

This Winter, wrap up, put on your walking shoes or wellies meet friends or family and take on The Brick challenge!

Date: Any time throughout winter (or whenever you can!)

Distance: 3K, 5K or 10K or any distance that suits you!

Where: The park, canal, field, playground, or anywhere you like!

Fundraising Target: £50

As two unpredictable and turbulent years draw to a close, vulnerable families and individuals have barely had time to recover from the impact of the pandemic, before the onset of Winter and the cost-of-living crisis brings new challenges.

With rising food and fuel costs, growing uncertainty and an unstable economy we hope many families, schools, churches, and community groups will take part in the challenge.

Funds raised will be used to help provide wrap-around support for people in crisis, for those facing homelessness, or for individuals and families who are facing food or fuel poverty.

At The Brick we believe fair pay, affordable bills, enough food to eat and a decent place to live are not luxuries, but they are our rights.

Last years Wrap Up Wigan campaign saw 100s of coats and other warm clothing donated to The Brick, allowing volunteers to distribute them to vulnerable people across the borough.

This year, with the increasing food and energy prices we are also providing slow cookers and electric blankets to the most vulnerable members of our community.

So, what are you waiting for! Download our Sponsorship form and join the Winter Walk for Warmth. Together we can tackle poverty and take strides to provide vulnerable families with the support they need in these challenging Winter months.

About the charity

The Brick

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RCN 1153055
The Brick is a community charity with big aspirations.The Brick's approach focuses on personal development by following The 3 R’s. The 3 R’s are: Relief, meeting felt needs, Restoration, equipping people for independent living, and Reformation, speaking out and acting against social injustice.

Donation summary

Total raised
£1,300.00
+ £275.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,300.00
Offline donations
£0.00
Direct donations
£1,020.00
Donations via fundraisers
£280.00

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