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raised of £15,720 target by 245 supporters

    Weʼve raised £17,715 to Row across the Atlantic Ocean to bring an end to modern day slavery

    London, UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 31st August 2021

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    I am taking on the challenge of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean as part of a team in 2021. I am raising money for the International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's biggest anti-slavery organisation.

    IJM's vision is to rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible. With your help, I can Row to Rescue thousands of people trapped in slavery today.

    Your support to fund me will enable me to maximise profit for this incredible charity, and for thousands of vulnerable people who need our help more than ever right now. In the current pandemic mass unemployment, high levels of debt and little government safety net creates increased opportunities for traffickers to exploit the world's poorest. Acute economic disruption creates significant risks for those in poverty, through food shortages and loss of already minimal income.

    For more information about the row and the cause, please visit:


    Instagram: @rowtorescue



    • Catherine Withers2 years ago
      Catherine Withers

      Catherine Withers

      2 years ago

      Unbelievably grateful to have received a further £2,280 in offline donations, thank you to the incredible generosity of friends and family (target reflected accordingly): £1,000 - anonymous; £500 - Penny Penguin; £150 - Chris Haworth; £150 - Erwin Sie; £100 - Linda Smith; £100 - Jack at Levanter Developments; £60 - Ken Wyatt; £50 - Bern Hellier; £50 - Pat Mansfield; £40 - Anne Tizard; £30 - Rohan Perin; £30 - Isobel Hildyard; £20 - Cecil Berry. A huge thank you to you all!

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    • David and Wanda Messer

      David and Wanda Messer

      Jun 27, 2021

      Fantastic effort Catherine


    • Anonymous


      May 23, 2021

      Well done Catherine and team, an awesome achievement! my husband was part of the first rowing race. The work of IJM is vitally important, thank you for raising awareness and supporting its work.

    • Ron Gordon

      Ron Gordon

      May 17, 2021

      A great effort for a great cause. Brilliant, well done.


    • Colyn


      May 16, 2021


    • Ben Clark

      Ben Clark

      May 14, 2021

      Cat,What an incredible journey and what an accomplishment! It's been years since we last saw each other but it's been great to somewhat travel with you.Fantastic work and fantastic cause!Ben x


    • 4D Training

      4D Training

      May 11, 2021

      Congratulations on rowing across the Atlantic. Absolutely amazing.


    • Victoria Gazzi

      Victoria Gazzi

      May 9, 2021

      Congratulations Cat!! Sorry for being so disorganised!! xx

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    Catherine Withers

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    London, UK

    Issues of injustice have always weighed heavily on my heart. I often feel powerless to make a difference in a world where slavery is still rife. I am keen to combine my urge to combat injustice with my desire to push my body and mind to the extreme.

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