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Paul Tansom, walking for Rowans Hospice

Fundraising for The Rowans Hospice

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  • Event: The Rowans Hospice - The Moonlit Memories Walk 2009, 20 Jun 2009

The Rowans Hospice

We provide specialist palliative care to support patients and their families

Charity Registration No. 299731

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Thanks for visiting my fundraising page.

I am going to be joining the Rowans Hospice Moonlit Memories Walk this year, which is a 12 mile walk from Southsea Castle, along to Eastney, across to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and back via Old Portsmouth - with a few wiggles along the way just for good measure. It will all be starting at midnight on the 20th June, so being late at night will be adding to my general lack of fitness! Having just got the pack I'm wondering what I've let myself in for, but it is for a good cause so I'll crawl if I have to!

As many visiting here will know Dawn's dad died at the end of January after a battle with cancer. His last few weeks were spent at Rowans and the staff and volunteers there do an amazing job.

I've known Geoff, on and off, since I was born, and he was the best father-in-law / grandad you could wish for, so I signed up for this walk for Dawn and Geoff. Since then, however, the memories part of this walk have taken on more meaning with the death of my mum at the beginning of April, particularly as the Rowans chaplain spoke at her funeral.

I very much hope that you will give generously to Rowans as a very deserving and worthwhile cause, and if you pay tax do make sure you use Gift Aid to get the tax donated too.

Many thanks,
Paul

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