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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 estimated that my anti-clockwise route around the coastline of mainland Britain would take well 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 hoped to finish there over a year later – hence the title [b]Victory Walk[/b]. [/p][p]I'm pleased to announce that after 22 adventurous months and overcoming a major injury, I finally arrived back at HMS Victory on 6 Sep 19 having walked a staggering 5,495 miles.[/p][p]My motivation for attempting this long trek was 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 still 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 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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Nov 27, 2019

Mark Ashley-Miller Harbour Master Challenge

Congratulations from Mark and Yacht Good Dog - we met in Cardiff Bay when I was moored up in front of the Assembly building and we had the team from HMS Cambrai visit us both. Amazing feat - much tougher than most "mad ideas" !!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Nov 16, 2019

reg

Congratulations from the US to you and your support team.

£50.00

Nov 10, 2019

John Lorimer

Many congratulations on your great achievement. A wonderful effort and was so lovely of you to come and see me last year or this year?

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Nov 7, 2019

Spike Hughes

Congratulations Ma'am!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2019

Diana Keeble

Congratulations, an epic journey!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2019

COLIN D Thornton

Well done Commander Jane.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 5, 2019

Nick Chatwin

Jane, I’m so proud of you and your epic achievement. Many congratulations!

£55.00 plus £13.75 Gift Aid

Oct 5, 2019

Flo

£10.00

Oct 5, 2019

Anonymous

Oct 4, 2019

Anonymous

Congratulations, Jane. What an achievement. Seems a long time since Walter and I were with you in Cornwall at the wedding! Best wishes Christine (and Walter)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid