In memory of Dave Barden

1600 miles - Agadir to Santander

Fundraising for The British Red Cross Society
raised of £5,000 target
by 241 supporters
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Event: In Memory of Dave Barden, on 13 September 2023
The British Red Cross Society

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Why we need your help. 

In 2018 I cycled 1000 miles in Sulawesi to help raise funds for a specific disaster - the horrendous Tsunami and earthquake on the large Indonesian island. I met numerous people who had been affected and people who work supporting them.

On returning to England I met with workers - both volunteers and professionals who work for the Red Cross - supporting victims in diverse situations including in Sulawesi.

I am cycling around the world and have now completed more than 12,000 miles travelling through 20 different countries.

With very generous support I have raised more than £4000 through Just Giving pages and donations made when I give talks about my rides.

In continuing rides I cycled over 1000 from Cairns to Darwin in 'Top-End' Australia in 2019, Covid restricted travel for almost two years after the World 'Opened-up' again I cycled 1350 miles from Santiago de Chile to Buenos Aires in 2022. 

All is now planned for perhaps my most challenging ride yet - crossing Atlas and Rif mountains in Morocco to Santander in Northern Spain

I am always prepared to give talks about my rides for a small donation to the Red Cross.

I am determined to use my personal self-funded challenge to raise money to support desperate people who have very little or nothing in UK and abroad - especially now that so many are living in increased suffering and stress caused by the virus and wars.

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About the charity

The British Red Cross Society

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The British Red Cross, a charity incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.

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