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Weʼre raising £550 to sponsor Sandra to Walk the 73 mile Cumbria Way 2-6th May 2019 to support Hand in Hand clubs for older people in Wallsend and Heaton

Tyne and Wear

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Hand in Hand is a small local organisation running a Lunch Activities and Reminiscence club in Wallsend, North Tyneside and an Activities and Reminiscence club in Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne. Our aim is to offer a warm welcome and a good home cooked meal to anyone over 65 and to prevent older people becoming socially isolated.

I have volunteered at the Wallsend club for 5 years since retiring from the NHS. We have a loyal band of volunteers supporting the clubs but the most inspiring people there are our wonderful members-some of the most young at heart 70 80 and 90 year olds I have ever met. They are kind caring and welcoming to all newcomers and they are what makes Hand in Hand so special. If we are to keep the Clubs running for them in the future and keep the price for members affordable we need to raise as much money as we can.

The Cumbria Way is a 73 mile trail from Ulverston to Carlisle, taking in Coniston, Langdale, Borrowdale, Derwent Water, Skiddaw Forest and Caldbeck. Although I am a regular Nordic Walker this is my first long distance trail so something of a challenge for me. I will be walking with 3 friends who are experienced Ramblers.

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  • Sandra Grant12 days ago
    Sandra Grant

    Sandra Grant

    12 days ago

    Well I’ve done it! Completed all 73 miles of tthe Cumbria Way on Monday when we reached Carlisle. Hard in places and cold but so beautiful and great company. You have done it too- raised nearly £600 for Hand in Hand-amazing generosity- thank you all so very very much!

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Page last updated on: 5/9/2019 09.45

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25

  • Tini & Mark

    Tini & Mark

    May 9, 2019

    Well done to you Sandra and the team. All the very best!

    £20.00

  • Sandra Grant

    Sandra Grant

    May 8, 2019

    Still more donations from our members and volunteers at Wallsend- thank you to you all

    £41.00

  • Cath White

    Cath White

    May 7, 2019

    Well done Sandra!

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 5, 2019

    £15.00

  • Elaine

    Elaine

    May 5, 2019

    Well done Sandra

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Apr 30, 2019

    donation from Jean Grant

    £20.00

  • Sandra Grant

    Sandra Grant

    Apr 30, 2019

    More donations today from our wonderful members and volunteers at Hand in Hand Wallsend. Thank you all so much.

    £41.00

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Tyne and Wear

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