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Welwyn Christian Aid 2016

Stephen Jupp 990 miles of shovelling

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]Hello.  Thanks for visiting my page.  [/p][p]Our Rector, David Munchin, is cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats (990 miles) for Christian Aid's Empowering Women and Girls project.  http://www.christianaid.org.uk/getinvolved/communitypartnership/central-america.aspx[/p][p]I am going to do the same number of miles shovelling coal on a steam loco (990 miles).  In the process I will shovel about 40 tons (it's a steep railway, the Welsh Highland Railway (Rheilffordd Eryri) www.festrail.co.uk).  That's almost 10,000 shovels full.  Phew.[/p][p]I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be processed quickly and passed to Christian Aid, where the EU will match your donation 3:1 (every £10 you give becomes £40).[/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.[/p][p]11th March - Made a start - 150 miles done  Thank you.[/p][p]22nd May - I've done 469 miles.  Dirty, tired and happy.  Thank you.[/p][p]11th June - Now up to 753 miles. Sooooo hot. Makes it tough. Thank you. [/p][p]11th September - Hooray! Finished. Phew!  Thank you all so much. [/p][p]Altogether we have raised over £11,000, and because this is a sponsored programme, this will mean over £50,000 for the projects. I can't tell you how much that means.  Thank you all so much. [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

09 Sep 2016


Jul 14, 2016

John Farrow

Keep shovelling!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jul 12, 2016

Dave Dansey

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jun 12, 2016

tony and Sue Keach

Well done you !

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 11, 2016

Peter and Patricia Brattle

Amazing effort Stephen!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2016

The Weaver Family

Keep shovelling! Very well done! The Weaver Family xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 1, 2016

Gay and Mike

Superb effort for a vital cause

Jun 1, 2016

John and Margaret Swift

Well done, Stoker

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 31, 2016


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 30, 2016

Martin Varco

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 29, 2016


Well done Stephen - happy shovelling!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid