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Wayne Dixon

Wayne Dixon

Walking and Litterpicking the British Coast

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Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]On the 1st of February 2016, me and my canine companion, Koda, set off from Knott End, on the Lancashire coast, to walk and litter pick the whole coastline of Britain. I have currently walked over 2700 miles. I am creating awareness of the litter problem on land and sea, encouraging people to be mindful of their environmental and social issues affecting local communities.[/p][p]I am walking in memory of my late father John L Dixon who suffered from Bipolar disorder for many years & he passed away in September 2012. My father was a well known person within his local community, but he was vulnerable, and in the last 3 weeks of his life was preyed upon by local thieves and subjected to the indignity of verble abuse and physical assault. Many were witness to these incidents but it was only after my father died that these people came to our home to tell us what they had seen. None had come forward to give him help and support, or to notify the family, when he needed it most. Life was difficult coming to terms with his sudden death and this was made doubly difficult after being told he suffered at the hands of other human beings before he died.[/p][p]My father and I had started to walk sections of the coastal path, which were some of my happiest times with him. I have now found myself in a position to complete my father's ambition to walk the UK coast with me, his son. I'm using it as a healing process for myself and taking the opportunity to raise money for the charity MIND. My aim is to raise awareness for mental health and to change peoples attitudes, reactions and responses to those people who fall vulnerable in their communities.[/p][p]A big thank you to all those who support me & Koda & the charity MIND.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

31 Dec 2023

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Supporters


Mar 25, 2021

Caroline, Warwick Ave.

To Wayne and Koda We are so grateful for all your hard work keeping our streets clean and pleasant to live in. Really love the wood carving! Thank you so much. Caroline & Jim

£40.00

plus £10.00 Gift Aid


Feb 16, 2021

David J

It was a joy to meet you and Koda today. We will also try, post Covid, to follow your example!! We will think of you often, especially as we follow the great walks set out by your father. Best regards David and Anne


Mar 15, 2020

Carole

Hi Wayne, I've just sold two bags made from a Wombles duvet cover for a donation to MIND to a friend in Scotland, Tobermory on the front of course.... I'm in Chorley so we hope to see you up here sometime.

£22.00

plus £5.50 Gift Aid


Feb 18, 2020

Pam G

Keep up the good work Wayne x

£10.00


Feb 2, 2020

Liz Cosford

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Jan 31, 2020

Anonymous

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Jan 31, 2020

DEE

Such amazing sentiment & purpose to Wayne & Koda's journey.... with results that are immeasurable! Brilliant! DEE Diana Cosford

£15.00


Jan 30, 2020

Christine Dixon

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Jan 30, 2020

Anonymous

Thank you. Awesome. Love what you're doing and hoping for good things to come to you as you give out.

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Jan 13, 2020

Kinnon Guiseley Community Foundation

Thank you & Koda for coming along & giving up your time to support Guiseley Community Foundation's work in local Primary Schools We really appreciate it, you have inspired a significant number of children to take care of their environment

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid

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