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tony burton

Walk around the Isle of Wight coastpath

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]On Monday evening I completed the Isle of Wight coastal path walk my broken knee having mended well and quickly![/p][p]An added dimension for the rearranged walk was that I had the company of one of the homeless residents of the Emmaus Community in Winchester for the whole 70 miles; a huge challenge for him too and he completed the whole walk with me over 4 and a bit days so an additional achievement for us both. He was spurred on the whole time by the personal challenge of helping others who find themselves homeless and in supporting his fellow companions at Emmaus.[/p][p]Thank you all so much for supporting Emmaus Hampshire as you can see we bust through the target raising just over £10,000 including the gift aid.[/p][p]The purpose of the fundraising was to convert part of the community building to enable 3 additional rooms to be provided to increase the capacity of the community to house more homeless people in the Winchester area for which there is a constant demand. I am pleased to also confirm that as a result of your pledges and a grant we have been able to complete these building works this week (a fantastic job done by Mapledean) and so I can say that your donation has been immediately applied and our objective successfully completed which is immensely rewarding for everyone involved[/p][p]Thank you again and all the best[/p][p]Tony[/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

30 Apr 2018

Supporters

08-Jul-2018

The Livingstones

A great achievement and well done for completing the project

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

03-Jul-2018

Neil and Liz Wilkinson

Well done Tony, what an achievement.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

21-Jun-2018

Moony

Congratulations Tony. A great achievement and to do so when you were hobbling a few weeks ago. Well, that's youth for you!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

21-Jun-2018

Alison and Mike

Fantastic achievement! What a wonderful effort, physically and financially

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

05-Jun-2018

Sandy and Debs

I hope the knee doesn't hurt.......too much

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

15-May-2018

Berwick Family

Well done!

£45.00 plus £11.25 Gift Aid

11-May-2018

JTP LLP

Good luck with your adventure from all at JTP!

£200.00

02-May-2018

Anonymous

Richard and Edward Rowlandson Good luck. Fantastic cause.

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

29-Apr-2018

Peter Fellows

Hope it goes well Tony. Great cause.

£25.00

27-Apr-2018

Sue Purr Dawg

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid