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Joseph Mitchell

Windsurf challenge for CHSW

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I'll take any opportunity to be on the water, and learning to windsurf means combining two of my favourite passtimes; surfing and sailing. [/p][p]But windsurfing isn't easy, so what better than a challenge in order to stay focussed. So, as I've also been planning a trip to Lundy Island off our stunning North Devon coast, that seemed like a suitable challenge.[/p][p]The idea is to learn to windsurf, and to then to windsurf to Lundy Island all within 6 months - a round trip of about 40 miles across open sea.[/p][p]Having mentioned my plan to a few seasoned windsurfers, the reaction has been mixed, varying from "it's not totally out of the question" to "are you serious??" so generally quite encouraging![/p][p]I had my first lesson at the beginning of May so that gives me until the end of October to make it happen, which, coincidentally, is when I turn 50. [/p][p]My chosen charity for this challenge is Children's Hospice South West. This amazing charity is right here on my door step and until recently, I didn't realise just how much support they give to local children with life-limiting illnesses and their whole family. [/p][p]The word 'hospice' instantly makes you think it's somewhere they go for end of life support, but CHSW is so much more. I truly hope I reach my target (and beyond if possible) and help to bring some happy memories to local families. [/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

19 Oct 2019

Supporters

Oct 1, 2019

Anonymous

Crazy! Look forward to hearing all about it. Amazing thing to do. Good luck, love The Botts x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 22, 2019

Anonymous

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 11, 2019

Ian Shepherd

Hi Joe walk in the park mate. I have known you many years Joe, failure just isn't in your vocabulary. Especially when someone tells you it can't be done. The Best of luck Joe.

£500.00 plus £125.00 Gift Aid

Sep 4, 2019

Sadie

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 29, 2019

Mary Penning

Good luck Joe! Xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 29, 2019

Candy Jewell

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 28, 2019

Anonymous

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Aug 28, 2019

Jeremy Carpenter

Good luck mate!

£30.00

Aug 27, 2019

Pearce Construction

Good luck Jo from all At Pearce Construction

£50.00

Aug 26, 2019

Jacky Paul Lucy and Katie

Best of luck Joe, we know you can do it!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid