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Luke Thomas

Luke's 505Ride and All-Stars Fundraising Page

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]UPDATE - [/p][p]FOLLOWING NEWS OF A BREAK IN AT THE MAGGIES CENTRE AT NOTTINGHAM CITY HOSPITAL, IN WHICH THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF DONATIONS FROM A FUNDRAISING EVENT WERE STOLEN, I AM NOW SPLITTING THE FUNDRAISING FURTHER TO INCLUDE THEM. DUE TO HOW VM GIVING WORKS, I'M UNABLE TO ADD MAGGIES TO THIS PAGE NOW THE EVENT IS SO CLOSE. THEREFORE, THEY WILL BE RECEIVING A MINIMUM OF 33% OF THE OVERALL TOTAL RAISED AND WILL RECEIVE THEIR SHARE FROM THE OFFLINE DONATIONS.[/p][p]HELP FOR HEROES REMAINS THE CHARITY OF THE TEAM I WILL BE PLAYING FOR AT THE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT FOLLOWING THE CYCLE. [/p][p]Hi, thanks for visiting my page. I'm Luke, a 28 year old Ice Hockey player and keen cyclist from Nottingham. Over the years, I have spent a weekend of my summer playing hockey to raise money for charity, in the UK Forum All Stars tournament. This year, I decided that I wanted to do something more, something to push myself harder and raise the profile of the All Stars event. As an already keen cyclist, I looked to this extra hobby for the inspiration.[/p][p]The All Stars event has been held in Sheffield, Cardiff and Basingstoke and I wanted to do something that incorporated all the venues. So, I have decided to cycle to this years event in Sheffield, starting in Cardiff on a Monday morning, going via Basingstoke and trundling into Ice Sheffield on the Friday evening! Just to make the week even tougher, I have added in a day touring the Surrey countryside and hills, a little de-tour to Peterborough and an overnight stop in Nottingham! I will be joined by fellow players along the way, some for part of the route, others for the full week! Along the route we are hoping to hold fundraising events and collections to boost the pennies![/p][p]The Friday evening will, hopefully, see us roll into Ice Sheffield in time for the opening event of the UK Forum All Stars tournament. A night at the pub with auctions and quiz included, to kick start the tournament. We will then play around 6 games of Ice Hockey over the Saturday and Sunday before collapsing with exhaustion late on the Sunday night![/p][p]The provisional route for the cycle is now as follows:[/p][p]Day 1 - Cardiff to Swindon[/p][p]Day 2 - Swindon to Langley[/p][p]Day 3 - Langley to Hammersmith[/p][p]Day 4 - Hammersmith to Peterborough[/p][p]Day 5 - Peterborough to Nottingham to Sheffield[/p][p][/p][p]As well as fundraising for the chosen charities, the team will require the appropriate kit and supplies to complete the cycle! If you or your company can help in this aspect, please contact us at virgin505ride@gmail.com or via my twitter link below! Any company donating at least £50 will get their logo featured in the UK Forum All Stars Weekend programme.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

21 Jul 2014


Oct 24, 2014


£400.00 plus £100.00 Gift Aid

Sep 8, 2014


Well done Luke, very worthy causes :)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 30, 2014

Mike Winters

Good luck

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 30, 2014


Fair play to ur achievement lads

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 29, 2014


Well done


Jul 29, 2014


Fantastic achievement! Well done!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 28, 2014

Elaine Buck

Very well done Luke & 3 worthy charities.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 28, 2014

Mark Phillips

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 28, 2014

Francesca male

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 28, 2014

Claire Bloodworth

Well done!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid