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£135
raised of £500 target by 6 supporters

    Weʼve raised £135 to raise money for Shelter in supporting their work in tackling homelessness and The East Telford Benefice to support their work in mission

    Funded on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

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    I am planning to walk The Shropshire way in 2 weeks. 140 miles around the countryside of Shropshire. Living ‘on the tramp’, sleeping rough. Experiencing what life was like for the People who built the railways and canals in days gone by and what life is like for People who are homeless today. I am raising money for Shelter to aid their mission that ‘everyone should have a home’ and also to support my Churches in the East Telford Benefice in their mission ‘praying, giving, loving and serving’ the people in their parish.

    So what’s in it for me? Well as an overweight 64 year old I hope to get myself more fit, in body, mind and soul. To treat the journey as a pilgrimage, a journey undertaken with the expectation of being changed spiritually. I will pray for and bless the areas I walk through, praying ‘Thy kingdom come’.

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    • David Alan Loughran6 months ago
      David Alan Loughran

      David Alan Loughran

      6 months ago

      Preparations for the walk are well in hand. Ration packs for each day have been prepared using a food dehydrator and a vacuum sealer. I’ve tested out my bivvy bag by sleeping in the garden for several nights and adjusting equipment as necessary. Can’t do much about the old bones and being overweight though. I’m hoping I’ll get lighter as the days go by.. living on rehydrated meals should help with this! I’ve marked out the route on the relevant OS maps and downloaded guides to the 14 sections of the route. What can go wrong!

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    6 months ago

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    Supporters

    6

    • Joan McClelland

      Joan McClelland

      Jul 24, 2019

      Well done Alan for even attempting this challenge. Praying for your safety.Love from Joan and Alan xx

      £20.00

    • Kyle

      Kyle

      Jul 23, 2019

      God bless you for your heart for the poor and your willingness to put yourself on the line!

      £15.00

    • Nigel Collins

      Nigel Collins

      Jul 20, 2019

      I believe you can do it, go go Alan.

      £20.00

    • Mark Ogden

      Mark Ogden

      Jul 20, 2019

      Thanks alan for sticking to your principles and message.

      £20.00

    • Julia Ayers

      Julia Ayers

      Jul 20, 2019

      Good luck Alan. Xxx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 4, 2019

    Great people make things happen

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