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Weʼre raising £2,000 to support the work of Just Caring Midlands and subsidise a time of respite for my brothers - Jon and Dan

Birmingham, UK
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In June this year I plan to embark on my biggest challenge since breaking my back in 2012! I plan to solo cycle the 1000 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

I have booked a mere 11 days annual leave in order to complete this venture and am raising money for two causes close to my heart. The first is a charity for whom I used to work – Just Caring Midlands – who provide care and support for vulnerable young adults in Birmingham. The second is to fund a time of respite for my two severely autistic adult brothers – allowing them to have their first holiday in over a decade.

Compared to the big, nationwide charities, these causes do not attract as much funding, and rely on the generosity of patrons and sponsors in order to keep doing their vital work. Working for the emergency services in the local community, I know how important the work of Just Caring Midlands is, as well as the challenges facing councils in providing learning disability and mental health services. Any funding, however small, would help enormously.

I am excited to undertake this challenge both to see whether I can make it and to raise funds for these two most special causes. Any donations would be very much appreciated.

Thank you muchly

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  • Elizabeth Jones

    Elizabeth Jones

    Aug 8, 2018

    Additional donations from a number of different people - thank you all!

    £110.00

  • Akik and Beth Miah

    Akik and Beth Miah

    Jul 16, 2018

    Amazing achievement Liz! Better late than never....here is something to JCM and respite care.

  • Elizabeth Jones

    Elizabeth Jones

    Jul 14, 2018

    This donation is from a few different people. Many thanks to Hannah McCarthy's birthday guests, Joyce McCarthy, Toony, Jane Guy and my gran. Thanks :D

    £100.00

  • Rebecca Noble

    Rebecca Noble

    Jul 9, 2018

    Well done Liz!

    £10.00

  • The Jelfs

    The Jelfs

    Jul 4, 2018

    Well Done Liz!!! Knew you could do it!!

    £20.00

  • Corina Morgan

    Corina Morgan

    Jun 26, 2018

    So impressed! Very well done Liz, what a star!! 🌟 With love,The Morgan Family xxxx

  • Dora Deane

    Dora Deane

    Jun 25, 2018

    Very impressive! Maybe save this for next time: http://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/unbeatable-lands-end-john-ogroats-record-beaten-first-time-17-years-383379Deanes x

    £20.00

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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones

Birmingham, UK

Hi. It's Liz here. I am embarking on a 1000 mile solo cycle from John O'Groats to Land's End to raise money for 2 causes very close to my heart. Firstly for a B'ham charity - Just Caring Midlands - and also to fund a time of respite for my severely autistic adult brothers :D

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