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Closed 31/12/2019

raised of £3,000 target by 36 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,801 to be equally split between: Kidney Care UK, St Peter & St James Home & Hospice and Friends of Westall House in memory of our wonderful Nan

    Funded on Tuesday, 31st December 2019

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    Ben and I wanted to raise money for charity in memory of our Nan (Cherry Wallond). Nan worked hard all her life and was able to fund much of the care that she received at Westall House. The wonderful care that she was given enhanced her life and allowed us, as her grandchildren, to enjoy spending precious time with her that we might not otherwise have had. However, this care cost our Nan her life savings and when she passed away we weren't able to carry out her last wishes which was for Kidney Care UK and St Peter & St James to receive £1000 each.

    In order to rectify this situation Ben and I decided to take matters in to our own hands and have entered the UltraChallenge of running (& walking) 50km across the North Downs from Farnham to Reigate. This will include a challenging climb up summit of the North Downs, Box Hill. The elevation at Box Hill is between 200 & 224 metres. To make the challenge more challenging Ben and I plan to run up Box Hill!! (whose daft idea was that? !)

    The love and care that nan received at Westall House cannot be compared to any other care home we've ever known. The love, support and compassion that the team there shows knows no bounds. To thank the staff for all they've done we want to raise an extra £1000 in Nan's memory which will be donated to their residents charity fund 'Friends of Westall House'. The 'Friends' supported Nan throughout her time there and help many residents when they are in need.

    Please help us to raise £3000 in support of these very worthy charities. Whatever you can give us will be greatly appreciated by us all.

    We thank you for your support.



    Gail Wickens

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      • Jackie


        Nov 4, 2019

        Thank you Jackie and family for your support. You are wonderful xx


      • Pete & Chris Hill

        Pete & Chris Hill

        Nov 1, 2019

        Thanks Pete and Chris for your support, it’s hugely appreciated.


      • Katie Halls

        Katie Halls

        Oct 19, 2019

        Better late than never....but I just wanted to say, super well done Gail and Ben, what a massive achievement!! Im sure your lovely Nan would of been so proud of you both. ❤️


      • Adeline


        Oct 8, 2019

        Well done, amazing achievement x


      • Gail Wickens

        Gail Wickens

        Oct 4, 2019

        Thank you Vanessa, your support is hugely appreciated xx


      • Gail Wickens

        Gail Wickens

        Oct 3, 2019

        Thanks to those that sponsored us and gave us cash. This donation is combined from friends and family who donated in cash. Thank you all


      • Jo-Anna Burnell

        Jo-Anna Burnell

        Sep 29, 2019

        Well done Gail and Ben! Amazing! In loving memory of your lovely Nan xxx


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