Rachel Johnson

Rachel's Springboard Peru Trek 2016 page

Fundraising for The Springboard Charity
£5,922
raised of £3,200 target
by 108 supporters
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The Springboard Charity

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We are futureproofing the talent pipeline to get individuals into employment

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I've been given the opportunity of a lifetime, thanks to the support of Bunzl Catering Supplies, to get involved with The Springboard Charity and to make a difference through a charity trek and community project in Peru.

In March 2016, I, along with other Springboard trekkers, will be embarking on a trek around Machu Picchu and a community project to bring sustainable energy (solar panels) to a remote Peruvian school and to offer support with English lessons and computer skills. Can you imagine not being able to switch on a light? This project will bring light to a community.

So I'm looking for your support not only with my fund-raising but also to support the 3E's from my application:

  • Education - in learning about a new country - Peruvian culture, it's people and new skills linked to the charity project. And of others about the work undertaken by the Springboard charity  within the hospitality industry (an area that I have worked for more years than I care to mention) to develop younger and less privileged people.
  • Enlightenment - of myself and others, about my tenacity and capability to see something through to fruition. And of the opportunities arising from working within a new team to deliver the community project.
  • Encouragement - to undertake something stimulating, challenging and exciting whilst having fun doing it.

In reading this page you have fulfilled some of the education and enlightenment aims - now help by giving generously and encouraging me to make a success of this opportunity.

All donations are greatly appreciated and welcome - they will make a difference to younger people's prospects both in the UK and Peru.

Thank you.

Rachel

About the charity

The Springboard Charity

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We support people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life with barriers into employment to fall in love with hospitality, leisure and tourism, as well as gain skills, knowledge and experience needed to forge a career in these amazing industries.

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£5,921.46
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£5,921.46
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