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The Stroke Association
We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery. It’s why we fund research into new treatments and ways to prevent stroke. We are a charity, and rely on your support to change lives and prevent stroke. Thank you.
Different Strokes (trustees) Limited
For 18 years Different Strokes has been supporting younger stroke survivors to reclaim their lives and their ambitions. Run by stroke survivors we provide helpline support, information packs for adults and children, signposting, social media, newsletters and nationwide drop in groups.


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Steves Coast to Coast cycle ride20 -22/5/2016

Fundraisers: 
Steve Bowker

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/stevebowker

Hi, thanks for visiting our page. TWO YEARS ON FROM SUFFERING A LIFE-CHANGING STROKE LEAVING ME UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN MY USUAL PASSIONS OF FELL RUNNING, CLIMBING & CYCLING AS A RESULT OF  LEFT-SIDED WEAKNESS AND PARALYSIS, AND TWELVE MONTHS ON FROM OUR  FUND- RAISER IN THE WICKLOW MOONLIGHT CHALLENGE EVENT I HAVE RECENTLY  COMPLETED THE THE 140 MILE COAST TO COAST  CYCLE ROUTE FROM WORKINGTON TO NEWCASTLE  BETWEEN 19TH & 22ND MAY  2016 TO MARK MY RECOVERY TO A REASONABLE LEVEL OF FITNESS WHILE FUNDRAISING FOR STROKE;- DURING 2015 I HAVE BEEN WORKING HARD TO GET BACK TO NORMALITY, REGULARLY CYCLING , ON MY  ADAPTED  TRIKE  IN ADDITION TO GYM & PHYSIO SESSIONS,BUT WAS LOOKING FOR MY NEXT BIG CHALLENGE;-THE PLAN TO COMPLETE THIS  RIDE OVER THREE DAYS WITH THE HELP OF FREINDS TO PROVIDE  SUPPORT, AND INVOLVE  A SMALL TEAM  OF SELF SUFFICIENT ,  SUPPORTERS,  FUNDRAISERS &SIMILARLY AFFECTED  CYCLISTS IN A LOW KEY INDEPENDENT 'EVENT' WAS A COMPLETE SUCCESS.  Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.

Recent donors

13.08.16 donation on behalf of various Sheffield Different Strokes group

13.08.16 Donation on behalf of Eileen Bell, Stockport Stroke assocngroup

19.07.16 on behalf of various cash donors

12.07.16

09.07.16 Well done Steve. Looked like great fun

09.07.16 A good cause.

07.07.16 Bloody well dome matie ! More to come I imagine !

25.06.16

21.06.16 A belated well done Steve - great achievement!

20.06.16

20.06.16 Well done Steve - what's the next adventure?

17.06.16 Good luck Steve.

16.06.16 Well Done, Steve !!

16.06.16 Well done Steve!

13.06.16 Hi Steve! congratulations on your cycle, and sorry we have been slow to support you. All the best, Michelle and Mark

11.06.16 Well done Steve, great effort

10.06.16 Well done!!!

10.06.16 Great Stuff Steve :)

10.06.16 Excellent work Steve

09.06.16 Amazing determination Steve.

08.06.16 Well done Steve, you have come a long way since your Stroke

07.06.16 Well done Steve. You should be very proud of yourself.

06.06.16 Good job steve! Xxx

05.06.16 Great to meet you in Skye this week Steve, and an amazing result with the ride and the fundraising!

05.06.16

£2,579.00

Running total

Target:
£3,000.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£3,007.75
Total donors:
84
Last donor:
Anonymous
13.08.16  
Offline fundraising:
£0.00