Clare Smale

Lands End to John of Groats - Clare's adventure

Fundraising for Julia's House
raised of £1,000 target
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Julia's House

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We provide practical and emotional support to help families with life-limited children


I am taking on this awesome challenge because I want to help families in my local area who are facing unimaginable heartbreak - the knowledge that their child may not live into adulthood. Julia’s House provides frequent, flexible care for children with life-limited or life-threatening conditions to give their parents a much-needed break. Amazingly, Julia’s House has to raise 95 per cent of the money it needs each year to run this vital service which is why I have chosen to support them, both as a volunteer and to raise money on my biking challenge. Your kind sponsorship will make a life-changing difference to these families.

All your donations with go direct to Julia's house. I am paying all my own expenses for the two week adventure, with some sponsorship support from inspired2learn!

I know this is going to be a massive challenge for me and I daily (if not hourly!) wonder if I've bitten off more than I can chew. What will keep me going on the hard climbs and long miles is the thought that I am helping a great cause. Over the last few years I've been massively inspired by BBC's Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need - if they can do it with all their challenges and adversities, then hopefully I can too. This is my way of doing a little to support children and families locally in Devizes and Wiltshire.

About the charity

Julia's House

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RCN 1067125
No parent expects to live longer than their child, but for many of the families we support, this is a reality. Julia's House, the Dorset & Wiltshire Children's Hospice charity provides frequent respite care for children and support for their families at home, in the community and at our hospice.

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