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£940
raised of £1,000 target by 56 supporters

    Weʼve raised £940 to Help Children come to terms with a significant loss

    Bromsgrove
    Funded on Saturday, 14th September 2019

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    Hi Guys,

    Thank you for taking your time to read this. I am Cycling from Paris to Marseilles (550 Miles) over 5 days to raise money for a fantastic charity called Touchstones.

    When I was 18 I lost my role model (Dad) suddenly to Pneumonia. It was completely out of the blue and it turned my life upside down. Fortunately I was old enough to come to terms with things and my saving grace was university (something to put all of my effort into). However my younger siblings weren't so lucky. With the youngest aged just 8 when he died, they had it real tough. Coming to terms with normal changes a child goes through, then adding such a traumatic loss lead them astray. Thankfully the charity Touchstones was around to help them cope through such a difficult time, allowing them to access counselling service, introducing them to other children in a similar situation and being that shoulder to cry on.

    5% of children lose a parent before the age of 16. Such a tragic loss can have a devastating effect on that child's life, not just in the aftermath but for the remainder of that child's life. Its so important that given all adversity, a child is given hope of living a normal life. With the right support, this is possible. If you could spare anything you can, it would be massively appreciated by all. It would allow more children to get access to these services that have already steered so many children back onto the correct path.

    Thank you in advance for your support!

    Please see more about their services here - https://touchstones-support.org.uk/what-we-do/

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    • Niall Cowman7 months ago
      Niall Cowman

      Niall Cowman

      7 months ago

      Hi guys, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for your support, we are currently at £910 which is INCREDIBLE and not possible with your generosity Training - Its been a journey with over 1200 Miles traveled but with one big ride left before winding it down I am certainly feeling ready and extremely positive. Fundraising - Thank you to everyone who has donated and my mother and siblings who have been amazing in supporting getting he message out there and raising additional funds. Although we are not at target yet so more work to do.

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    56

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 1, 2019

      Well done - a great cause. Saw your article on the Academy Bikeworks website. Hope you make your target sum. Good Luck !

    • Jack Bocking

      Jack Bocking

      May 31, 2019

      Nice work bro, proud of you :)

      £10.00

    • Jacob Smart

      Jacob Smart

      May 24, 2019

      Well done mate, incredible effort. Top bloke and an amazing charity. <3 xx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 24, 2019

      Well done pal

      £10.00

    • zak newman

      zak newman

      May 24, 2019

      Top effort that mate

      £10.00

    • Ben

      Ben

      May 23, 2019

      Well done mate, great achievement

      £20.00

    • Ryan Humphries

      Ryan Humphries

      May 23, 2019

      Well done matey , smashed it !!! Enjoy the sun in Marseille x

      £30.00

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