Weʼve raised £2,460 to raise funds for Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community
- Sheringham Norfolk UK
- Funded on Thursday, 31st October 2019
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This September I will be walking the Camino way across Spain. It is a potentially dangerous, arduous trek of 16-18 miles a day for 30-35 days. Everything I need for my month-long 500-mile journey will be carried in my backpack, weighing a hefty 12kg.
My aim is to raise significant funds for the Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community, to boost awareness of this terrible end of life disease, and to highlight the community of carers who help those that suffer.
Walking is part of my personal and professional life, and my Mum always encouraged my trailblazing adventures. She was a quiet, gentle caring lady, always helping others. Sadly she passed away from Vascular Dementia in December last year. Towards the end of her life, one of her favourite places was the SDFC class at the Lighthouse Church in Sheringham, where playing games and socialising with others always brought a smile to her face.
My inspiration for this walk comes from my Mum and the two most influential people in my life, my son Adam and my daughter Amie. My Mum gave me the encouragement I needed to grow into who I am, my daughter gives me independence and strength, and my son guides me through challenging times with his positivity.
- 3 years ago
Anita Lusher3 years ago
So far I having been practicing walking for long distances carrying my 12kg pack, so far 16 miles a day. In a few days I hope to walk the whole weekend.
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Oct 4, 2019
Well done Anita.
Oct 3, 2019
To my lovely niece Anita - thanks for doing this and may your mum (my lovely gentle sister) be forever at peace
Oct 3, 2019
Well done mum! Me and Hugo are so proud of you!!!!
Oct 2, 2019
Well done Anita such an amazing achievement x
Sep 29, 2019
Good luck with your inspirational walk Anita, Suzanne Jude sent me your link my parents lived in Cromer, my father also suffered from vascular dementia and benefitted from some wonderful local support
Sep 26, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
What you going to do next lol
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