Weʼve raised £590 to Help Charles Washington replace his stolen bike
- Old Lenton, Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Funded on Tuesday, 26th September 2017
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My Dad, Charles Washington, a 79 year old pensioner, had saved money from his pension and birthday and christmas gifts from his children for the past two years. His goal was to buy an electro-assist bicycle. Ever an avid cyclist, his advancing age and the hills of Nottingham had made regular cycling harder and harder. The new bike promised to unlock his independence again, and give him the means to maintain fitness and also navigate the city once more, whether to shop for groceries, or visit his two grand-daughters.
Sadly, within a week of purchase, the bike was stolen from outside his house.
My dad doesn't have the money to buy another one, and, at his age, by the time he saves up again, he may not have the health and fitness to still be riding.
Dad's bike, just after he bought it.
Dad's grand-daughters (the little ones)
- 1 year ago
Aisha Washington Jones1 year ago
Thanks to everyone who has helped so far. Dad really appreciates it too!
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Sep 18, 2017
Hugh Miller & Liz Wiggins
Sep 11, 2017
Phil & Cathy
Sep 7, 2017
So sorry to hear this news Charles. You were so looking forward to getting the bike last time we spoke. Hopefully we can all come together and get you back in two wheels again soon!
Aug 30, 2017
Good luck! Hope you'll be able get a new bike soon.
Aug 29, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Hope you get a new bike soon Charles.
Aug 24, 2017
Good luck, Charles!
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