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Gail Wickens

Gail Wickens is crowdfunding

£1,596raised of £3,000 target by 24 supporters

Weʼre raising £3,000 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


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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.

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    • Vicki Dunn

      Vicki Dunn

      Jun 30, 2019

      In memory of your much cherished Nan. With Love, Stuart, Vicki, Cecily & Charley xxxx


    • Gail Wickens

      Gail Wickens

      Jun 24, 2019

      Thank you Liz & Ian! Xxxxxxx


    • Gail Wickens

      Gail Wickens

      Jun 19, 2019

      Money raised from The Woolpack Quiz Night - thank you to all who attended, donated raffle prizes, bought raffle tickets, organised teams and everyone for being there. It was a wonderful evening.


    • Linda Foster

      Linda Foster

      Jun 18, 2019

      Happy Birthday Gail! Well done you two! Very proud of you. Love Mum & Michael xx


    • Jason Wickens

      Jason Wickens

      Jun 13, 2019

      Good luck to both of you. A great cause in memory of a wonderful lady!


    • The Boyetts

      The Boyetts

      Jun 9, 2019

      I know Cherry will be looking down on you with such pride on your birthday. 😘♥️


    • Zoe


      Jun 9, 2019

      Amazing challenge, your both smash it ....💗


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