Craig Connor

Firstcom Summer Solstice "Hike to the Pike!"

Fundraising for Bolton Hospice
£2,429
raised of £1,500 target
Firstcom Summer Solstice Walk , 20 June 2024
Bolton Hospice

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RCN 518704
We provide expert care and support to people with life-limiting illnesses

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Thank you for visiting our page! Please see the details below of our latest challenge, in which we attempt a 24hr team "hike to the pike" in aid of Bolton Hospice!

Bolton Hospice provides expert care and support for local people facing life-limiting illnesses and their families. Their core purpose is to enable people to live well until they die by offering compassionate care and support. They are there for everyone in Bolton who needs them, now and in the future.

Rivington Pike and its tower, located on the West Pennine Moors, can be seen from miles around. It stands 361 meters (1,200 feet) above sea level and offers spectacular views. In clear conditions, you can see the Cumbrian Fells in the Lake District, Blackpool Tower, and the Isle of Man from the tower. Historically, Rivington Pike was the site of a beacon, a bonfire built and lit at night to send warning messages in times of danger.

On the day of the summer solstice, the team at Firstcom Europe plans to walk from Rivington Barn Hall up to the pike and back continuously over a 24-hour period. The summer solstice marks the first day of summer when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. This day is characterized by a long day and a short night. The summer solstice is recognized as a time of powerful healing.

The summer solstice begins on Thursday, June 20th, at 21:44 GMT. On the following day, the sun will rise around 4:20 AM and set around 21:44 PM.

Any donations will be greatly appreciated!

Thanks

Team Firstcom!

About the charity

Bolton Hospice

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RCN 518704
Our consultant-led team of doctors, nurses and other professional staff provide expert care and support for local people with terminal or life-limiting illnesses and their families, in the hospice and at home.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,429.00
+ £591.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£2,429.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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