Catherine Gresty

Catherine's page

Fundraising for Railway Children
£2,709
raised of £2,500 target
by 64 supporters
Event: Ride India, from 24 February 2024 to 4 March 2024
Railway Children

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We believe no child should ever have to live on the streets.

Story

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

As well as taking on the significant physical challenge of cycling 500km from Agra to Jaipur in India (and I'm not a cyclist!), I also want to raise over £2,500 for Railway Children who have projects in India, Tanzania and the U.K. helping to change the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable children who are at risk on the streets and at transport hubs. As challenges persist over the cost of living, it's often children who are the hardest hit. So, it's vital Railway Children continue to reach and protect more of those who desperately need help.

I am self-funding this challenge, therefore all trip costs are covered by me. This means that every pound that is raised through events or sponsorship will go directly to Railway Children.

I know we all get asked to donate to many charities, and they are all amazing causes. Some are much closer to our hearts than others, so I don't expect donations to be easy to come by, but if you can support me (and many have already by attending my fundraising quiz night on 13th January in Audlem Public Hall - thank you very much for that - you know who you are) I would be very grateful. 

I truly believe that those of us who are born with the privilege of a safe and happy home are lucky. As many children do not have either of these. Ride India is my challenge to help those who haven't had the head start in life that I have been so lucky to have had.

Thank you, thank you, thank you for your support.

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About the charity

Railway Children

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Railway Children fight for vulnerable children who live alone on the streets, where they suffer abuse and exploitation. We provide protection and opportunity for children with nowhere else to go and nobody to turn to.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,709.00
+ £368.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,845.00
Offline donations
£864.00

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