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Commander Jane Allen

Jane Allen's fundraising page

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My story

[p]Hello, thank you for visiting this page. [/p][p]In 2017, the Naval Service celebrated the formation of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and recognised the vital contribution made by women in today’s Royal Navy. [/p][p]To mark my close involvement with the WRNS100 Project Group, and my recent retirement from the Royal Naval Reserve in December, I decided to raise money for two naval charities by setting out on an epic maritime walk. I estimate that my anti-clockwise route around the coastline of mainland Britain will take over a year and cover at least 5,500 miles. [/p][p]While still undertaking WRNS100 duties I started on 21 Oct 17 from Admiral Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, in Portsmouth. I plan to finish there over a year later – hence the title [b]Victory Walk[/b]. My motivation for attempting this long trek is to raise money for two important charities close to my heart: [/p][p][b]The Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust (WRNS BT)[/b][/p][p][b]The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC)[/b][/p][p]You can sponsor me on my [b]Victory Walk17-18[/b] by donating through this Virgin Money Giving page; all donations will be equally split between the two charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on behalf of the charities where the donor is eligible for this.[/p][p]Having already walked across the country from west to east and its length from John o’ Groats to Land’s End, I have now set myself the ultimate challenge of walking round it. As a 2012 Olympic Torchbearer, I will now be ‘carrying the torch’ for women of the Naval Service, past, present and future.[/p][p]Please, help me to make every step worthwhile. Thank you.[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Apr 5, 2019


Fingers crossed that you’ll be back walking again very soon. I’m truly humbled by your amazing achievements so far and hope to come and cheer you on your way when you reach Dorset.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 4, 2019

Alison Telfer

Hello Jane, I do hope the recovery is progressing well. I have just given a presentation to a Ladies Coffee Club in Leeds on the subject of "Jenny Wren - Ladies at Sea". My fee was £35 and I informed them I wished it to be donated to your cause. Good luck

£35.00 plus £8.75 Gift Aid

Mar 20, 2019

Jane Webster

Commander Jane: what a brilliant effort and it’s a privilege to be able to support you. From an ex-Wren whose parents both served in the Navy in WW2.


Mar 15, 2019



Mar 10, 2019


Hope you will soon be restored to fighting fitness Allen and nothing can detract from your fantastic achievement! So very proud of you!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 18, 2019


Good luck, you're amazing, and such a credit to the Wrens....thank you!..c

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 12, 2019


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Feb 11, 2019

Fi Smith

You have done brilliantly so far. Good luck for the rest of your walk.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 10, 2019

Di Jeffery

Keep going Jane. Nearly there.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 10, 2019

Vickie Langton