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    Weʼve raised £2,730 to To help the CTiW Haven Project in the prevention or relief of financial hardship among homeless people in Whitstable & the surrounding area

    Whitstable
    Funded on Friday, 6th May 2022

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    Happy New Year!

    So, I decided to set myself a challenge by walking 1000km in the first 100 days of 2022 to raise much needed money for The CTiW Haven Project in Whitstable. This will be quite a challenge, for those of you that count your steps every day like me, it will be almost 1.5 million steps by the time I’m done! The final day of the 100 day challenge will also be my birthday and the biggest gift for me will be handing over the money raised during this challenge.

    The mission of the Haven Project is the prevention or relief of financial hardship among homeless people in the Whitstable and surrounding area by the provision of a drop-in service, clothing, bedding, food and other items. They also provide information and assistance to help in accessing other support services. The charity was formed in 2016 by Churches Together in Whitstable and is supported by a number of dedicated volunteers. You can have a look at the website here https://haven-project.org Registered Charity No. 1177700

    Please help me in raising funds for this wonderful local charity and help homeless and vulnerable people live a better life.

    Thanks you!

    Mike

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    • Mike Simmonds1 month ago
      Mike Simmonds

      Mike Simmonds

      1 month ago

      Day 100 - mission accomplished! I set off 100 days ago to walk 1000km for the Haven Project, I have completed the challenge and reached 1185km as of this afternoon and raised an amazing £2700 - thank you so much to everyone that has kindly donated. I will leave the Just Giving page open for another week for anyone that still wishes to donate. Maybe we can even reach £3000 :-) Today is my birthday, so to have completed the challenge today is also very special. Thanks all for your support, you have all been amazing, now where is that prosecco!

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    • Mike Simmonds2 months ago
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      Mike Simmonds

      2 months ago

      Day 93 Update With just a week to go in my challenge, I’m extremely happy to report that I crossed the £2500 threshold that I set for myself to raise for the Haven Project. Thanks to everyone that has donated so far and for those that still wish to do so, you still have another week to help make a difference for homeless and vulnerable people that really need it. The Haven Project are holding a Spring Fayre on 09 April at the Methodist church in Whitstable, please go along to show your support for this wonderful charity.

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    • Mike Simmonds2 months ago
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      Mike Simmonds

      2 months ago

      Day 86 Update Today, I crossed my 1000km target, 2 weeks early!! Despite this, I intend to continue for the full 100 days in the hope hat I can raise a bit more money for the Haven Project If you have been meaning to donate but just haven’t got around to it yet, you still have time. Haven provides invaluable assistance to the homeless and vulnerable in and around Whitstable, providing showers, laundry facilities, hot food and food parcels plus a warm place to be where someone will listen and provide advice on where to access vital services

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    • Gill

      Gill

      Apr 11, 2022

      Bravo Mike!

      £10.00

    • Alistair Mawdsley

      Alistair Mawdsley

      Apr 10, 2022

      Well we might well work at different ends of the same spectrum, but I can still have a fantastic admiration for anyone who sets out to help others like this. Well done. .Thank you .

    • G & M

      G & M

      Apr 10, 2022

      Happy birthday Mike! Amazing initiative!

      £40.00

    • Peter Wahlsten

      Peter Wahlsten

      Apr 5, 2022

      Im proud of you my friend!!! You have done a great job for a good purpose

      £50.00

    • andrew creese

      andrew creese

      Apr 2, 2022

      Really impressed with this indicative Mike. Well done to you.Andrew Creese

      £20.00

    • Maureen clark

      Maureen clark

      Apr 1, 2022

      I think you are a star well done

    • Lisa and Werner

      Lisa and Werner

      Mar 30, 2022

      Congratulations! What an amazing achievement.

      £20.00

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