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    Weʼve raised £330 to complete 100 Miles for a Haircut! 24 mile walk, 70 mile bike, & a 6 mile swim. The dreads will be going on route!

    Norwich, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 26th December 2018

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    Donations will be made to EACH & The Community Sports Foundation. I will also provide local children's homes with sports & craft equipment. Any donations of sports or arts equipment would also be greatly received (Email joey_benham@live.co.uk). please use this link to help give a little extra for no extra cost https://www.goraise.co.uk/100milehaircut

    I will begin by swimming 6 miles, walking 24 miles from Norwich to Wymondham, then biking 70 miles from Beccles to lowestoft, Yarmouth, waxham, Hoveton, Brundall and end in Norwich! I will have my 5 year old dreads cut off along the route!!

    After many years working around children and young people I believe living an active life and enjoying every moment brings the best out in them. From those who's time is limited, to those who have many years ahead, they deserve to be provided with every opportunity to try new things, new experiences and meet friends. It is important that their hobbies and interests are supported and channelled. I want to help give something to those so that they can remove barriers, create their own amazing memories and chances to achieve their goals.

    EACH (East Anglian Children's Hospital) provides care to 333 children and young people, 547 families and one-to-one support to 59 siblings. The support they provide includes short-break care, emotional and psychological support, symptom management, care at end of life, bereavement support and many activities and therapies. Their hospices aren’t just about end of life care; they’re often very happy and fun places, where young people can live life to their full potential. There places where families feel safe, at home and where they can spend quality time together.

    The Community Sports Foundation help's over 38,000 people every year achieve their goals through sport, supporting some of the most disadvantaged, disabled and talented people across Norfolk. The Foundation's vision is to help people achieve their goals by delivering quality, innovative services through football and sport.

    It is vital that people come together to give young people the support they need to enjoy their life to the fullest and develop positive life skills along the way. Whether we can offer our time, skills or donations there is always a way to help others and make their time that little bit more special. Please sponsor me to help to provide fun and joy to those who deserve a little enjoyment in their lives.

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      18

      • Sophia Forte

        Sophia Forte

        Nov 3, 2018

        Well done lovely Joey! Sorry it took me so long but I got there. Xxx

        £10.00

      • Sam Copeman

        Sam Copeman

        Nov 2, 2018

        Well Done Joe!

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 1, 2018

        Well done! Xxx

      • Nancy Wilkinson

        Nancy Wilkinson

        Oct 27, 2018

        £5.00

      • Tommy Walden

        Tommy Walden

        Oct 27, 2018

        I would’ve paid for the haircut with out the exercise!! Proud of you mate. Much love x

        £30.00

      • Sam Cooper

        Sam Cooper

        Oct 26, 2018

        Big respect for doing this man! Well done bro & ya hair cut looks good mate!

        £10.00

      • Megan Ria Thain

        Megan Ria Thain

        Oct 24, 2018

        Wishing you the best of luck on the rest of your challenge joey!! Look forward to having a drink to celebrate on Saturday! All the best from Me and Philip xxx

        £15.00

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      Joey Benham

      Joey Benham

      Norwich, UK

      I'm 24 and I've worked with young people and their family's since 19. I worked with Kingswood as an outdoor activities instructor then worked with PCT Care in children's homes and in bespoke education schools. I currently work as part of Easton & Otley College's learning support.

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