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Jane Darvill-Evans

Shrewsbury House Alpine Challenge

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My story

[p]In September this year, I am taking on an Alpine Challenge -- walking for three days in the Alps to the Pointe Noir de Parmemaz at 7500 ft (twice the height of Ben Nevis) to raise vital funds for Child Bereavement UK. [/p][p]This charity is close to my heart. As a mother, I can't think of anything more horrific than losing a child. When I was 17, my best friend and piano duet partner Rachel died suddenly from a brain haemorrhage. I remember the complete disbelief and shock when my mother told me. Her parents - Judith and Michael - have been amazing and still remember my birthday which is just a few days before Rachel's. I've kept in touch with them, but often feel that there is more I could have done. [/p][p]I dedicate this challenge to Rachel. [/p][p]I've taken on this challenge to support Child Bereavement UK at a time when I'm trying to reshape my own life following a stressful period at work which left me no energy to keep myself fit and well or think about helping others. Working towards this has given me a renewed sense of perspective and purpose. It’s a privilege to be part of something that will make a difference to people whose lives have been devastated by loss. [/p][p]Child Bereavement UK is a national charity that supports bereaved families and children across the UK as well as provide much needed support for professionals that deal with bereavement on a day-to-day basis. [/p][p]For more information about the work they do and where the money you donate goes, please have a look at their website [url=http://www.childbeareavementuk.org ]www.childbeareavementuk.org [/url][/p][p]Please see below for a video from Child Bereavement UK which explains more about their work.[/p][p][url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRkKOaMdRBw]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRkKOaMdRBw[/url][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p][p] [/p]

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Supporters

Sep 15, 2019

Alison

Well done Jane

£10.00

Sep 13, 2019

Emma Thomson

£30.00

Sep 11, 2019

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Sep 10, 2019

William Darvill-Evans

I have been training with you and I know how well you can do. Mum -- keep going! I'll miss you but it's in a good cause.

£10.00

Sep 10, 2019

Lisa and Lewis

Supporting a great cause, good luck Jane.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 10, 2019

Leander

Jane, wishing you the best of luck on this challenge. I am sure you will enjoy the experience and it's great to be supporting such a worthwhile charity in honour of your friend. Leander xxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 9, 2019

Kasey

Impressive Jane! Enjoy the scenery. Kasey x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 9, 2019

Angela Qureshi

Fabulous Jane. What a wonderful thing to do for so many reasons. Such a meaningful way to honour the memory of your dear friend. Do enjoy it 😊 xxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Pui

Good luck Jane. Pui

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Christine McCafferty

Good luck, Jane.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid