Weʼve raised £100 to help homeless charity walker Richard Steven have his own motorhome.
- Norwich, United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 14th July 2016
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Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this.
I'm asking for you to help this incredibly kind and generous gentleman who has been struggling through no fault of his own, to finally have a motor home so he can have his beloved dogs back with him and enable him to take a break from his charity endeavours and to let his feet heal and body and mind recover.
Richard 46, former RMarine,originally from Norwich UK, is homeless after the dream life he had created in New Zealand came to an abrupt halt after sustaining life-changing injuries while volunteering for Urban Search and Rescue for the infamous team NZRT12 in the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes.
After being coerced into returning to the UK 5 years ago, for a 'break' he found himself too traumatised to return to NZ and as a result lost almost everything that he held dear and remains homeless.His beloved dogs were later flown over to be reunited with him; sadly one didn't survive the transition.
Richard suffers from PTSD, chronic pain, depression and anxiety at times and has a tiny room in a homeless hostel and unable to afford accommodation.To keep his body and mind active he pushes himself beyond belief with challenging tasks most of us wouldn't even contemplate, considering the demands, the pain and effort required.
He has completed the most arduous tasks imaginable and some of which can be viewed on his website
and all unsupported. He currently sleeps rough to save his meagre funds for food and plasters for his blistered feet.
Now enough is enough.
I met Richard last year and am blown away by his determination, resilience and drive to make his way and now I am asking for your support. He needs a place of his own and I want to buy him a place where he can have his beloved dogs back with him and still be able to travel around promoting his good causes for unicef- what better way than by living in a motorhome?
£10+ k will set him on his way. Thankyou so much Jen
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May 19, 2016
Bet you going threw some socks?All the best👍
May 18, 2016
Keep up the good work! Well done Richard!
May 15, 2016
Richard, you are an awesome person, helping change the world for the better.
May 15, 2016
Proud of all your efforts Richard keep going! x
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Hello I'm Jenni. After over 30 years in the NHS as a Nurse and Midwife I am now a Complementary Therapist and Trainer empowering others to live the life they choose. I met Richard at a meeting of The Missing Kind - like minded souls wishing to make the world a better place.