17%
£1,785raised of £10,000 target by 56 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to set up a juice delivery service, bringing nutrition to communities unable to prepare healthy meals. By running 10 marathons in 10 days!

Location
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Time left
45 days to go

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is the new way to raise money for a personal cause on JustGiving.

Read more

Story

In 2014 my mum was taken into Intensive Care and we nearly lost her. It was a massive wake-up call that we are living with a huge health problem in the UK. While the medics are incredible, there is little focus on nutrition in terms of preventative measures and for recovery.

Mum couldn't eat the hospital food and was very weak. Then she couldn’t eat anything. Eventually she was given nutrition intravenously and within 12 hours, I literally saw her come back to life. There it was; the difference nutrition can make before our very eyes.

When Mum came home and I was her primary carer. If/when I went back to work, I was horrified to hear that food-wise, the only help would be microwave meals. I know this service has served a purpose for years, but TIMES HAVE CHANGED! We have learned so much about diet and nutrition and know that fresh, non-processed, whole foods are the way to fight disease, illness, to heal. To improve energy, strength, mental wellbeing, mood.

I set up a juice business (Little Pep) to help people make healthier choices but more can be done.

So, with the help of my good friend; Joanne Harrington-Holland, I intend to set up a juice & smoothie delivery service with the purpose of helping those who are unable to provide adequate nutrition for themselves. We hope to work alongside charities, care centres and the NHS. The aim is to start small and local in the Kent area but hope to grow to reach farther afield.

To aid this crowdfunder and raise awareness, we are completing 10 marathons in 10 days along the Kent Coast as part of the Saxon Shore Seaside Series. The first one is 25th Nov 2016.

Please give generously to help us help others. If you have a business you would like us to promote in our campaign, please contact us to hear about our sponsorship ideas sherry_newton@hotmail.com.

Mum is doing amazingly well! She is a miracle and we are so grateful. She has a beetroot based juice every day and is going from strength to strength!

Share this story

Updates

4

  • Sherry Newton

    Sherry Newton

    12 days ago

    Sherry Newton

    What a joy to wake up on Marathon eve and see that we have hit £1000 online today!! I'm totally humbled by the support, I really, really am. Your words have really spurred me on and I cannot believe the donations coming from people that I've not seen or spoken with for years, I'm completely flawed by your kindness and generosity. I guess one thing we have to Facebook to thank for; being able to pop out of the woodwork and be amazing for old friends when they need it. We also have over £800 in business sponsorships so we are on track folks! Xxx

    Update from the Page owner

    Tagged:

    • Joanne Harrington-Holland

    Share this update to help us raise more

  • Sherry Newton

    Sherry Newton

    19 days ago

    Sherry Newton

    Wonderful support on and offline, thanks so much everyone, please keep spreading the word - 1 week tomorrow!!!!!!!

    Share this update to help us raise more

  • Sherry Newton

    Sherry Newton

    a month ago

    Sherry Newton

    Hey folks, thanks your continued support! There's been somewhat of a boost since I suggested I would run one of the marathons dressed as a pumpkin if we got to £550 in donations by Sunday 6th November!! Nearly there. If we should exceed this amount I will sing a dance a jig dressed as said pumpkin to Pump(kin) up the Jam

    Share this update to help us raise more

2 months ago

Sherry Newton started crowdfunding

Leave a message of support

Supporters

56

  • Dan Addis

    Dan Addis

    Dec 2, 2016

    Pretty darn incredible Sherry, overwhelmingly proud of you!

    £100.00

  • Kev & Sarah

    Kev & Sarah

    Dec 2, 2016

    What you're doing is incredible! We couldn't do one marathon in 10 days. Amazing stuff :)

    £30.00

  • Kim Boland

    Kim Boland

    Dec 1, 2016

    Good luck Sherry ya wee trooper ❤️️🙌

    £30.00

Sherry Newton

Become a supporter

Help Sherry Newton raise more

About the fundraiser
Sherry Newton

Sherry Newton

Herne Bay, United Kingdom

Hello, thanks for stopping by! We are Sherry and Jo. You will usually find us training along the Kent coast or on the pier in Herne Bay, one serving juices/smoothies/health food, the other serving real ales and other tipples, we like to say it's all about balance!

Report this Page