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Richard Baker

Step by Step, Day by Day

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]What can I say about Tony "A truly amazing guy" just does not do him justice. If there is one thing Tony loves it is a challenge. You may recall a few years back Tony walked from Reading to Shenfield in 3 days covering 88.4 miles following the route of the upcoming Elizabeth Line train service visiting 38 of the 41 Stations along the way. [/b][/p][p]Over the 30 days of September, Tony will take One Million Steps to raise money for Havering Samaritans. [/p][p]He will need to take on average 33,000 steps a day to complete this mammoth task [/p][p]Tony will keep track of his progress via a FitBit (donated by his Employer) which is connected to his mobile phone and updates will be posted on this Page and via Yammer for staff within TfL Rail community.[/p][p] During the month Tony will arrange a few days where people can join him on one of his many walks around Dagnam Park [/p][p] (Car Park entrance from Settle Road, RM3 9YA) [/p][p] Dates TBC - these events will comply with social distancing rules at the time [/p][p] Whilst training in the park, Tony met with one of Havering Samaritan’s volunteers and had this to say with regards to his much loved charity:[/p][p] [/p][p][b] “[i]The volunteers at Havering Samaritans do such an important job in providing emotional support[/i]”,[/b][/p][p][b] [/b][/p][p][b] “[i]Their work can only continue by the generosity of the public[/i]”.[/b][/p][p][b] [/b][/p][p] If you would like to speak to a volunteer[/p][p] You can call Samaritans free on 116 123[/p][p] Or e-mail jo@samaritans.org[/p][p][br][/p][p]UPDATE: great first day to get the ball rolling keep up the good work Tony [/p][p] [/p][p] [/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

01 Sep 2020


Oct 9, 2020


Donation given to me by Dave Richardson Huge thanks to everyone who has helped to reach this amazing total


Oct 3, 2020


Well done , Richard .

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 2, 2020

Claire Metcalfe

Well done Tony for your phenomenal achievement! I can't quite comprehend just how far you have walked in such a short time. Well done for all of your efforts for Samaritans and the Million Hours Challenge.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2020


Tony, You are an inspiration to us all. A fantastic achievement! From Steve Murphy and your colleagues at MTR Elizabeth line.

£1000.00 plus £250.00 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2020


Donation given to me


Sep 30, 2020

Deana Fitzgerald

Well done Richard 👏👏👏. Such a great charity with wonderful volunteers.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 30, 2020

Rhona Smith

Well done Tony.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 30, 2020


Donations given to by an anonymous donator £5,Shabs £10, John Williams £10 and Ryan Hooper £10. Thanks to all


Sep 28, 2020

Jenny Edwards

Well done Tony you are a real hero to the Havering Branch of Samaritans


Sep 28, 2020

Baker family

Thats £5er each from the kids Tony and £2 from a customer at romford during a event. Just a little bit more to get to the end only 3 more day

£17.00 plus £4.25 Gift Aid