Glenn Horton

My Project Possible 116K

Fundraising for Havens Hospices
£8,801
raised of £20,000 target
by 93 supporters
Havens Hospices

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We care for seriously ill adults & children to help them 'Make every day count'

Story

When an adult or child has been diagnosed with a complex or incurable condition, Havens Hospices can provide the care they need, ‘Making every day count’.

It costs c.£85k/week to operate with little funding coming from central government.

My wife and I have been supporters of Havens for a few years, January 1st 2021,  I turned 60 and decided to do something to try to raise awareness about their work and some much needed funds.

I have been using an indoor rowing machine since 2009, however I had not regularly exercised for over 10 years, until May 2020 when I dusted the rowing machine off and got out the lycra!!!  OMIL alert!!

In Jan 2021 I decided to raise some money for Havens Hospices by rowing a silly distance. a total of almost 116 Kilometres in a single session (c.72 miles in old money!).  

On the 2nd January 2022 I  completed my challenge and rowed the 115,972m in 11 hours 17 minute and 54.4 seconds the day after my 61st birthday.

In the process, drank over 3 litres of energy drink (orange squash, salt and sugar!), ate 4 bananas and 2 cereal bars but used 6107 calories during the session.

I called this endeavour 'MyProjectPossible'.

About the charity

Havens Hospices

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RCN 1022119
When an adult or child has been diagnosed with a complex or incurable condition, Havens Hospices can provide the care they need, ‘Making every day count’. Our specialist Care Teams can support them in the comfort of their own home and through our hospices, Fair Havens and Little Havens.

Donation summary

Total raised
£8,801.00
+ £166.25 Gift Aid
Online donations
£8,751.00
Offline donations
£50.00

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