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    Weʼve raised £1,390 to To support Refugee ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship of a Syrian family

    Funded on Thursday, 18th April 2019

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    I am running the Three Peaks of Yorkshire on 18th January 2019, my 67th birthday, to raise money for the Refugee ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship Group in Settle. It is easy to be overwhelmed by the scale of the refugee crisis - but there is something practical we can do. This is an initiative by local community volunteers to help a Syrian refugee family settle and flourish in the UK.

    If you'd like to know more about the initiative please contact settle.refugee@gmail.com

    or look at our Facebook page Refugee ReSETTLEment Group

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    • Chris Beesley2 months ago
      Chris Beesley

      Chris Beesley

      2 months ago

      Finally the report! Firstly a BIG thank you to everyone who donated -I have done far better than I dared hope: your generosity is amazing. The run itself could not have been better. There were 6 of us running and we kept each other going despite the cold. We were lucky with the weather as the boggy bits were frozen and it only started snowing as we came off the last hill. Thanks to my fellow runners and our wonderful support team.

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    • Chris Beesley3 months ago
      Chris Beesley

      Chris Beesley

      3 months ago

      One day to go. ironically the weather today has been glorious unlike the forecast for tomorrow afternoon! Fingers crossed that my left knee holds up ok and that it isn't too icy on the tops. A big thank you to all of you for your generous donations - I am very grateful. My apologies for not thanking you all sooner but I have had a problem with the JustGiving page, which has only just been resolved. A full report with photos will appear here - but not tomorrow; I shall be having a birthday drink or too!

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    65

    • Judith Allinson

      Judith Allinson

      Feb 10, 2019

      Well done

      £10.00

    • Peter Western

      Peter Western

      Jan 30, 2019

      Well done Chris! Great effort!

      £20.00

    • Gill Beswick

      Gill Beswick

      Jan 24, 2019

      Well done, Brother mine. Sorry it's not more

      £10.00

    • Janet R

      Janet R

      Jan 24, 2019

      Well done Chris

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 23, 2019

      Well done Chris

      £10.00

    • Maeve McCormack

      Maeve McCormack

      Jan 23, 2019

      Congratulations! Looked like nightmare running conditions so am very impressed!

      £10.00

    • Shirley Ellison

      Shirley Ellison

      Jan 22, 2019

      £20.00

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