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Jules Wyman

Icelandic Lava Trek

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi,[/p][p][b]Jules here with an UPDATE on this challenge and fundraising.[/b][/p][p][b]I was unexpectedly taken into hospital a couple of weeks ago and the procedures I had done have put pay to any training, and also made me think about what this body needs to support it next.[/b][/p][p][b]So just to let you know. I am postponing the Iceland trip until I am healthy and in the meantime, will continue to fundraise and of course train.[/b][/p][p][b]Thank you for your support xx[/b][/p][p][b]Jules[/b][/p][p][b]x[/b][/p][p]We may or may not have met, either way thank you for stopping by and supporting me in a mad adventure and of course for supporting an amazing charity in KYRA.[/p][p]It has been a while since I signed up for something like this, over 11 years in fact, but I have finally found a localcharity that speaks to me AND I thought it was about time I got this body moving again. [/p][p]So, in July this year I will be trekking in Iceland. This is a tough and challenging trek through a remote and wild environment – and presents a rare opportunity to witness a landscape which is changing before our eyes. (I don't think 'tough' registered when I signed up!)[/p][p]I have wanted to do something like this for a while but wasn't sure which charity to support and then met the great team that run KYRA.[/p][p]KYRA is a women's project in York. Founded in 2013, the Kyra Women’s Projec was the brainchild of Yvonne Copley. Yvonne was aware that after any intervention or when people are feeling vulnerable and alone, there is a need for support. Through research and after meeting with a range of organisations in York, she learned that many women had to wait a considerable length of time to receive the specialist intervention and support they desperately needed. This occurred at a time when they were vulnerable, often isolated and at risk of making poor decisions. In addition, a lack of support following formal specialist treatments diminished their effectiveness of primary intervention and its outcome.[/p][p]Kyra Women’s Project began as a support centre for women, run by women, providing encouragement, companionship, information, training, and importantly, a sense of belonging.[/p][p]Kyra supports women to help overcome challenges and make change in their lives. It acts as a support group to prevent a relapse in behaviour and develop new habits.[/p][p]I have been volunteering with them for a few months now, offering my services as a coachn and have been truly humbled by the women I meet, both the members and volunteers. The service they provide is very needed and growing. With your sponsorship, these funds can help provide even more courses, equipment and supplies for KYRA. So thank you.[/p][p][br][/p][p]From the bottom of my heart thank you![/p][p]Jules[/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

04 Jul 2018

Charity

Kyra - Womens Project

Kyra - Womens Project

Supporters

12-May-2018

Michelle

Have fun on the trek!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

18-Apr-2018

Ellie

Next time Jules ; )

£164.00 plus £41.00 Gift Aid

06-Apr-2018

Debra Sofia

Enjoy every step of the journey Jules. Look forward to interviewing you next week. x

£15.00

06-Apr-2018

Sophia

Have a great walk! Hope the mountain walk has helped with training :)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

06-Apr-2018

Judy P

Hi Jules looking forward to seeing you on Saturday for the training walk. Judy

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

29-Mar-2018

Geraldine

Do it for me too! There’s no way I would do this but I’m very happy you are and good luck! You’ll be taking a lot of love with you.

£100.00

29-Mar-2018

Beany

GO GIRL!!!.............safely though.......

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

28-Mar-2018

Sally Duffin

Good luck Jules (or should I say good luck Iceland??!) Well done for doing this brave and inspiring trek, Sally x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

27-Mar-2018

Anonymous

Good luck Jules. Lots of love Nina, Nigel, Grace, Freddie and Tommy xxxxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

26-Mar-2018

Jenny

Good luck with your adventure Jules and I look forward to hearing all about your success on your return xxx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid