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Jen’s Walking Challenge: To Raise Funds for Charity from June to November 2020

Jen Challenged herself to raise funds for SI Bristol’s Club Charities and for Methodist Women in Britain, Bristol District.  She has achieved her goal, many thanks goes to Jen for a very  successful fundraiser. 


Jen Said:  “It doesn’t seem possible that I have finished my six months walking challenge, which started in June 2020 and finished in November 2020.  Donations were still being made into December so my charity account wasn’t finalised until last week when JustGiving paid into my charity account which is £1715.  This is an amazing result and well over my original target of £1000.

I want to take this opportunity to say a very big ‘thank you to all my supporters.  I knew no one when I came to Bristol two years ago and I feel very humbled by all your support.  I couldn’t have achieved it without your generosity.

There were times when walking was very hot and times when it was very wet.  Thank goodness for waterproof clothing and stout walking shoes!  Because of lockdown on occasions walking was confined to Westbury Fields garden, which meant going on a circular route several times to achieve the daily requirement!  At this point I want also to take this opportunity to thank Dilys and Christine who accompanied me on my walks, and later by Pauline my neighbours at Westbury Fields.  To have company certainly helped me along way and to achieve my target and beyond.

The money will be divided between the two organisations: Soroptimist International Bristol and Methodist Women in Britain Bristol District for their respective charities.  So once again thank you all for your support.”