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Beth's charity coastal walk around Britain

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Elizabeth Wickes

1 woman walking the coastline of Britain, raising money for the Association of Lowland Search & Rescue, Mountain Rescue, and the RNLI

Raising money for multiple charities

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Donations accepted until 30-06-2020

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This is the 2nd fundraising page. The first, which raised £663.66, was closed when I added Mountain Rescue to my charities.

Hello, I'm Beth on 3rd October 2018 I gave up my home to attempt to walk around the entire coast of Britain, walking from lifeboat station to lifeboat station, to raise money and awareness for the Association of Lowland Search & Rescue, Mountain Rescue, and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

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Beth's charity British coast walk

The Association of Lowland Search & Rescue is the governing body for the 35 UK Lowland Rescue teams, providing official S&R coverage “From Hill to High Water”. They work with Police and the Fire Service to locate vulnerable missing people as well as offer drone support. LS&R are run entirely by volunteers and rely on donations to do their vital work.

Mountain Rescue team members are on call 24/7/365 to recover climbers, lost walkers, and injured and sick casualties. But they also help search for missing children and vulnerable adults, on and off the hills. They search river banks and swift water, and wade chest-deep through flooded urban streets. They also rescue a huge number animals from all manner of inaccessible places. Like Lowland Rescue, they are run entirely by volunteers and rely on donations to do their vital work.

The RNLI is the largest UK charity that saves lives at sea, through lifeboat search and rescue, lifeguards, water safety education and flood rescue. Giving these lifesavers (most of whom are unpaid volunteers) everything they need is costly. In 2017, it cost the RNLI £176.5M to run their lifesaving service, mostly funded by legacies and donations.

Event date

21-January-2019 00:00  - 
30-June-2019 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

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We crossed paths with Beth 30 March at the Devon-Somerset border. I stopped complaining of tired legs on our 3 day walk on the realisation of the enormity of this girl's undertaking. Very best of luck, and wish you a speed recovery from your slip.
Donation by The English family
on 10-04-2019
£6.24 gift aid
Well done for all you are doing for these charities. Warmest wishes to you on your mammoth trek!
Donation by Alison Wormald
on 03-04-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 24-03-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Met you today on your way to porthcurno . Good luck with your effort
Donation by Rob and Jane
on 25-02-2019
£4.99 gift aid
Keep going!
Donation by Margaret
on 19-02-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Go girl. Lovely to meet you. Val & Bill x
Donation by Val Hempstock
on 05-02-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Best of luck with your walk.
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-01-2019
Love your tweets and blog the coast is a fantastic place and you are bringing places I have never been to me. Every admiration for you and your journey
Donation by Nick
on 21-01-2019
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £135.00
Offline Donations: £147.65
Total Raised: £282.65
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £296.38

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