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Lonely no Longer

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Stephen and Susan Hammersley (Sponsored Tandem to Chippenham)

Combatting Loneliness Amongst Older People. Donations up to a total of £2500 will be matched £ for £. Every donation goes twice as far!

Raising money for
Pilgrim Friends Society

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Donations accepted until 12-10-2017

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The People:
Stephen has weak knees and is the Chief Executive of Pilgrims' Friend Society.  Philip has youth on his side and is the Chaplain of Liverpool College.

The matching deal
Great news - every £ you give will be doubled up to the point where the total reaches £2,500.  So every £ you are able to give helps this cause twice as much !!

Event details

Lonely no Longer Sponsored Cycle Tour

The problem and how the money will be used:
Loneliness damages physical and mental health: it is more damaging than obesity; and increases the risk of developing a disability. Those who are lonely can have a 64% increased chance of developing clinical dementia. Churches are uniquely placed to support the lonely people in our communities. Their local presence and existing community life make churches a welcoming place for people of all ages and stages of life.   The Bible talks of people as being designed to be part of God's family and we plan to raise funds to inspire and equip churches to bring this good news to people through the work of Pilgrims Friend Society and a new initiative we are part of called "Faith in Later Life". 

What are we doing?
Cycling a punishing 357 miles visiting care homes in Plymouth, Chippenham, Wantage, Haslemere, Tunbridge Wells, and Brighton and taking services/activities as we go.

Event date

09-July-2017 10:00  - 
12-July-2017 16:00

Event type


Event is completed


Well done Stephen and Phil for completing the ride. I trust that the fund will reach its target and that Faith in Later Life will be a source of blessing to many.
Donation by Adrian J-R
on 05-09-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Well done Phil!
Donation by Nick
on 08-08-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Well Done Phil Great effort All the best Burgess's
Donation by Karl Burgess
on 03-08-2017
£1.25 gift aid
Well done Stephen and Phil
Donation by Tim & Lorry
on 01-08-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Congratulations on your fund raising bike ride!
Donation by Connect Catering
on 26-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 25-07-2017
£5.00 gift aid
From Pilgrim Gardens
Donation by Stephen and Philip Hammersley
on 25-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Better late than never with my donation! Very well done boys!
Donation by Louise Peck
on 25-07-2017
£5.00 gift aid
All the best.
Donation by Raj Kumar
on 20-07-2017
£7.50 gift aid
From M Smart
Donation by Stephen and Philip Hammersley
on 19-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £6,180.00
Offline Donations: £2,796.00
Total Raised: £8,976.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £10,089.75

Donations closed

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