Weʼve raised £300 to ...support ‘Operation Noah’ and ‘Hope for the future’ as they work to encourage and enable people to engage in fighting climate degradation.
- Brassington, Derbyshire
- Funded on Wednesday, 28th July 2021
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Walking to Glasgow’ is me walking home to the city from which my family originated. I am totally committed to working towards COP26 in various ways especially using 'Operation Noah' materials and expertise -and the support of 'Hope for the Future'. I currently live in the Peak District and recently began to log my walking around the local area. My particular route to Glasgow – a virtual goal of course – is 300 miles from my house to the 'The Armadillo’ (SEC). My plan is to walk the miles by mid-October when I shall hopefully be in Glasgow for the following 3-4 weeks, including COP26.
I want to be involved in as much as I can in those conference 12 days, perhaps with the Iona Community (to which I belong) and other climate groups who will also be present and active at that time.
I originally planned this as a personal project of symbolic commitment, but people since have kindly suggested that I use it to raise funds and so through this Just-giving page I'm going to share any proceeds 50-50 with 'Operation Noah' and 'Hope for the Future' – two organisations committed to action against climate degradation and both springing from Christian faith which I share.
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Jul 13, 2021
Hope you meet your target. All the best Sheila and Julie
Jun 29, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
And it's from the old you travel to the new...
Mike & Joyce S
Jun 24, 2021
Walk tall along the finishing straight. Well done!
Jun 23, 2021
Read about what you are doing via our local Methodist circuits reflections. What an inspiration.
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An ecologist by training, Paul taught Biology in Orkney for 20 years. He is a church musician, belongs to the Iona Community and loves walking in the wilderness areas of Britain.