Mat Beecham

Mat's Ride 24 - London 2 Paris 2014 page

Fundraising for The Hibbs Lupus Trust
raised of £2,000 target
by 55 supporters
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Event: Ride 24 - London 2 Paris 2014, from 6 September 2014 to 8 September 2014
In memory of Rhys Parker
The Hibbs Lupus Trust

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We support people affected by lupus to make sure that no one faces lupus alone.


On Saturday 8th September I will be cycling from London to Paris (280 miles) in only 24 hours, to help raise funds for The Hibbs Lupus Trust. 

London to Paris is a regular charity event, normally completed over 3 or 4 days. However, to challenge myself and in turn, hopefully raise more money for this worthwile cause, I am aiming to complete this in under 24 hours!

On the 28th September 2013, Rhys Parker sadly passed away aged just 36 after a determined fight against Lupus. During his fight Rhys became an ambassador for The Hibbs Lupus Charity, where 'Raising awareness in a way of life'.

What is Lupus? When most people use the term ‘lupus’ they are usually referring to systematic lupus erythematosus (SLE) which is a type of lupus that can affect any body tissue and organ.

SLE is an autoimmune condition which means that it is caused by problems with the immune system. Rather than just fighting viruses, bacteria and infection by producing antibodies, your body starts to attack and destroy healthy cells, tissues and organs.

It is believed that over 50,000 people throughout the UK suffer with SLE.

For more information on Lupus, or to find out more about The Hibbs Lupus Trust, please visit their website

Please be aware that 100% of your donation will be going directly to the charity. Any costs for the event, that would ordinarily be taken from donations by event organisers, I will be funding myself.  I will also pay the 5% of Gift Aid that Just Giving take for their fee's

So please give generously!

Thanks, Mat.

You can also donate via SMS: Text MBRP50 £5 / £10 / £20 to 70070 to donate now.  eg MBRP50 £10

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About the charity

The Hibbs Lupus Trust

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Whatever lupus throws your way, we’re right there with you. Our mission is driven by compassion, fuelled by generosity, and bound by a shared determination to fight lupus. Our work is rooted in the belief that together, we can make a difference.

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