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    Weʼve raised £80 to provide for the Intensive Care Unit at; West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. by distance walking

    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 29th September 2017

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    Story

    My name is Jan. I am an ex soldier who has enjoyed 20 years in the Army helping people and surviving, sadly my career has been cut short by injuries.

    Now my time has come to an end in that life and l would like to devote my time and energy to helping as many people as l can, by any means l can, raising money for a variety of great causes.

    I will start my first challenge to raise money for the Intensive Care Units in both Cumbria and Tyne and Wear.

    I have been inspired by meeting some fantastic people in both communities whose lives have been turned upside down by life changing moments.

    Thankfully they lived to see another day which is down to the hard work and professionalism of the staff in these hospitals who work tirelessly to care for each person every day.

    The NHS provide only the basic equipment to aid the rehabilitation of the patients therefore, the money raised will be used to provide more specialist equipment to aid the recovery of the patients going through this traumatic period.

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    • Jan Geer1 year ago
      Jan Geer

      Jan Geer

      1 year ago

      Nearly time for another walk. I am looking to venture on shorter walks along the NE coast. I find that would be better for my mobility and it may not kill me off. Any walk is still a challenge and we all need a good healthy walk.

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    • Jan Geer1 year ago
      Jan Geer

      Jan Geer

      1 year ago

      Maureen, thank you very much for your donation. It was lovely to meet you both the other day. I hope your son is successful in his career. We may meet another day on another path. Thank you for your kindness

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    • Jan Geer1 year ago
      Jan Geer

      Jan Geer

      1 year ago

      A fantastic event and cause to raise for, so happy l completed the task which really put my body through its paces. A new challenge will be less extreme but still for a great cause like this. Great to meet Herbert Briggs, his friends and family who have worked so hard to raise funds for the ITU over the last year. I look forward to seeing you on another event.

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    1 year ago

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    Supporters

    7

    • Maureen (the lady from the cafe at Chollerford)

      Maureen (the lady from the cafe at Chollerford)

      Aug 15, 2017

      It was lovely to chat to you outside the café last week. Very happy to support you in your walk, raising money for such good causes. Good luck.

      £10.00

    • Herbert Briggs

      Herbert Briggs

      Aug 12, 2017

      The final destination is in sight now pal. Keep going one final push an a well earned pint or 3 with some good people and good in fact fantastic entertainment. It was a pleasure to meet you b4

      £10.00

    • Simone Marshall

      Simone Marshall

      Aug 11, 2017

      Keep going!! You're doing brill!

      £10.00

    • Bradders

      Bradders

      Aug 6, 2017

      Well done Jan. The first of many selfless acts on your philanthropic journey. Highly commendable.Hope it goes swimmingly xxx

      £10.00

    • Ellie Clark

      Ellie Clark

      Aug 3, 2017

      Good luck Jan a very worthy cause xx

      £10.00

    • Shauna Kirton

      Shauna Kirton

      Aug 1, 2017

      Good luck. X

      £10.00

    • Auntie Mary

      Auntie Mary

      Jul 31, 2017

      Good luck, I know you will do it 🖒xxxx

      £20.00

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    Jan Geer

    Jan Geer

    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    I am the Lone Ranger! It was an adventure in the Army but now after rehabilitation and working myself back to a level where l can function with limitations l need something to keep me active and challenged! Walking is a key activity, by doing this l aim to help others.

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