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Mark & Nancy Reilly

482 miles for the children of Nepal.

Raising money for
The Nestling Trust

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Donations accepted until 07-09-2017

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For anyone that knows us, you know our commitment to finishing whatever we start!  We spent many years in England looking after children at a men's prison on visiting days.  We also fostered "chernoble" children while they were in England receiving medical care.  Soon after moving from England to North Carolina we started a "soup kitchen" with a twist, where people are served with tableclothes and real plates.  It is one of the few racially integrated activities in Washington County, NC.  It recently won a community award and is still going strong after 7 years.  We have also spent the past 2 years teaching English to children at free schools in the 3rd world.  We will finish the walk, if we have to craw!

Event details

Walking For The Children of Nepal

Mark and Nancy are going to walk the Camino de Santiego de Compostela.  We are going to start on April 7th at St. Jean Pied de Port (the traditional starting point) and finish by June 7, 2017 at the Church of Saint James of Compostela.  The distance is 776 kilometers/482 miles.  We're doing this to raise money for The Nestling Trust, a charity co-founded by our friend on many years, Sue Hamblin.  The Nestling Trust is building a home (not an orphanage) for 20 children in Sarangkot, Nepal.  This home is going to provide protection and hope to destitute and abused children in a country where human trafficking is rife.   If you can spare even $5 it will be enough to buy 1 blanket for a child's bed.  

Event date

08-April-2017 00:00  - 
07-June-2017 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


A wonderful achievement
Donation by Quentin
on 28-07-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Well done, Nancy & Mark
Donation by Richard & Sandra
on 25-06-2017
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by N&V
on 12-06-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-06-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Congratulations ! How many blisters do you have ? Good luck with your new project !
Donation by rudi leitl
on 02-06-2017
£0.00 gift aid
You two are the u both so so much. Your will to take this for such a cause says so much about you both. Glad to contribute and give the little ones a safe warm place.
Donation by KK
on 01-06-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Way to go, Mark and Nancy. What an amazing achievement.
Donation by Anonymous
on 31-05-2017
£0.00 gift aid
You're almost there! What a beautiful adventure for such a wonderful cause. You're so inspiring! ❤️
Donation by Dayna
on 31-05-2017
£0.00 gift aid
HOping this little amount will help
Donation by Ibtissam Rizkallah
on 31-05-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by carol-Mae
on 26-05-2017
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £4,424.10
Offline Donations: £117.50
Total Raised: £4,541.60
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £4,970.35

Donations closed

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