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Dick Venables

Grandad Goes Over The Top

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]I am 85 and I'm a great-grandfather![/b][/p][p]Last year I cycled over 200 miles from Stafford across the hills of Wales to St David's to raise more than £13,000 to help at-risk girls in rural India.[/p][p]This year I am cycling in the reverse direction over a higher route. I want to raise even more to help Dalit Freedom Network to build a bigger refuge shelter so that another 60 girls can be helped to escape lifetimes of exploitation and abuse.[/p][p]Check out [url=https://youtu.be/Zx-j4VBUCTs]my short video about Grandad Goes Over The Top here[/url].[/p][p][b]Please help me achieve my target of £10,000![/b][/p][lt]h2[gt][b]Double Your Money![/b][lt]/h2[gt][p]Thanks to generous donors we have been able to secure match-funding so [b]whatever you sponsor will be doubled![/b][/p][p][url=https://www.facebook.com/Grandadstourdewales/]Follow my progress on my Facebook Page[/url].[b] [/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #ff0000;]Update: Dick has completed the ride, resuming the route from where he[/span][/b][b][span=color: #ff0000;] literally went 'over the top' of the [/span][/b][b][span=color: #ff0000;]handlebars and sustained damage to his wrist earlier in the summer! [/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #ff0000;]PLEASE ENCOURAGE DICK by sponsoring him as he demonstrated his bravery and determination by completing the ride![/span][/b][/p]

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Dec 4, 2017

Hapless John

Good luck Dick! It's better than playing bridge

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Nov 16, 2017


Let's keep this going, Dick. We've not forgotten you!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 5, 2017

Mick Evans

Well done Dick. Great recovery thank the Lord. May he continue to richly bless you in all that you do.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 29, 2017


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 14, 2017


Sep 11, 2017

Barb and Phil

Congratulations on completing your bike ride and raising an amazing amount for this deserving charity. Barb and Phil xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 11, 2017


Fight a good cause, love your fellow man, live a good life. Dick Venables.


Sep 8, 2017

Tracey Spivey

Good luck

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2017

Sue and Robin

Well done Uncle Dick...and for a very worthwhile cause.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 5, 2017

Charlotte Callear

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid