UoM's Directorate of Planning and Strategic Change Office

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Team fundraiser2 membersRefuge
raised of £300 target
by 21 supporters

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RCN 277424
We provide expert, specialist support to women & children fleeing domestic abuse


Update 5th June 2020.

Thank you to all our sponsors you helped us raise £395 in total for two great charities, Refuge and Francis House. We diverted east from Vienna and bagged four more capitals finishing off in Ljubljana having travelled 1942 miles!

Our journey took is to London, Paris, Brussels, The Hague, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Zagreb, Ljublijana.


We are over 20 colleagues at the University of Manchester in the Directorate of Planning and Strategic Change Office.

During the month of May are aiming to raise some money for 2 different charities. We are pooling all our daily exercise miles, walking, running and cycling, while we are on lockdown to make a virtual trip to as many European Capitals as we can make.

We started in Manchester and are pooling our miles to head to London (179 miles), Paris (412 miles), Brussels (588 miles), the Hague (684 miles), Berlin (1107) and beyond. Update 18/5 we are already in Berlin! we are now on our way to Prague (1305), Vienna 1483), Bern (1969) and Madrid (a whopping 2822)!

Our family and loved ones we are staying safe at home with are joining in with us too.

A true team effort to work together, keep connected and try and raise as much money as possible for two amazing charities, Francis House Children’s Hospice and Refuge.

Please sponsor us, we know it’s a challenging time personally, financially and health and wellbeing wise but we’d really appreciate you donating whatever you can, to whichever charity.

The links to individual fundraising pages for each charity are below. They are in the names of individual people, unfortunately because of how JustGiving works the fundraising page has to be in one person's name..

- Click Catherine for Refuge (or women and children against domestic violence)

- Click Lisa for Francis House Children's Hospice

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RCN 277424
Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in West London in 1971. We support thousands of women & children every day, experiencing domestic and sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, stalking, trafficking, prostitution & so-called ‘honour’ based violence.

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