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The Barefoot Billion's fundraising page

4 team members

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

Team story

[p][b]The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step    LAO TZU[/b][/p] [p][b] [/b]Philip Wells, (The Fire Poet www.thefirepoet.com) is walking [span=color: #ff0000;][b]1000 miles [/b][/span][b][span=color: #ff0000;]barefoot[/span][/b] across England and Wales for the [b][span=color: #ff0000;]world's billion barefoot children.[/span][/b][/p] [p]These are children with no school and no shoes. But [b]they have hope.[/b][/p] [p][b]The hope that people like you and me can take a few steps together to give them a better life.[/b][/p] [p]Already, children around the world are being inspired to do their own sponsored walks to help and turn the tide once and for all, from Iran to the Czech Republic, from Canada to Wales, from Kenya to Sri Lanka.[/p] [p][b]We're planet people. We need to look after our own.[/b][/p] [p]Already, hundreds have pledged to walk for the cause - artists, poets, celebrities, historians, ecowarriors, politicians, writers, children and people like you who suddenly sense that real and lasting change is incredibly close.[/p] [p][b]BE this one step NOW - and a billion may follow.[/b][/p] [p][b]#BtheSTEP[/b][/p][p]The 3 Charities that are supporting this walk and the funds raised will support the children , living in poverty, with whom they all work[/p][p][url=http://oceanstars.org.uk/home][b]Ocean Star Trust.[/b][/url]..OST (working in Sri Lanka) [lt]img title="OST" src="http://www.take2theweb.com/view/org/barefootbillion/gl.html?1400950019" alt="OST" /[gt][/p][p][url=http://www.bornfree.org.uk/campaigns/global-friends][b]Born Free Global Friends[/b][/url][/p][p][b][url=http://streetchildren.org/]Consortium for Street Children[/url][/b][/p][p][b][lt]br /[gt][/b][/p][p][b][lt]br /[gt][/b][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

15 Aug 2014


The Born Free Foundation Limited

The Born Free Foundation Limited

Consortium For Street Children

Consortium For Street Children



Ali Chadwick

You sows good things with them toes. Fabulously inspiring. Thank you x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Sophie Chapman

I have been following your remarkable journey on Face Book. I can hardly walk up a gravel drive in bare feet!! Good luck with the challenge:)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Sid Keyte

Wonderful to bump into you in Chitterne this morning. What chance of that? Amazing effort abound brilliant idea, keep going, stay strong and stretch the nostril. 'I dreamed a dream in time gone by' Best wishes, Sid keyte

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Clive & Nicola

Best of luck for the remainder of the challenge. Andrew explained what you were aiming to achieve and we're delighted to support you.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


A Johnston

Keep going, great work!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


The Lumley Family

Go Philip!!!!



Sophie Caruth



Jim Lynch

More power to your elbow! Not forgetting your feet

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


The Minogue Family

Heard about you via Demetrius, an old school friend. Watched your wk3 video - we had a wonderful day on Crackington haven beach 10 years ago - lovely you showed it to us again. All the best, keep up the great work.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


James and Mary Lazarus

Good luck with this heroic effort

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Colette Cotton

Colette Cotton

Maureen Johnston

Maureen Johnston

Philip Wells

Philip Wells

Eleanor Field

Eleanor Field