ST BARNABAS: Help raise vital funds at the South Downs Trek

Hugh Lowson
Hugh Lowson

There’s not long now until our first ever South Downs Trek.

This is our brand new fundraising event for men and women taking place on Saturday, October 10.

Why not set yourself a challenge and join our team of amazing supporters who will be walking 20 miles across the stunning South Downs to help raise vital funds for St Barnabas House.

Sounds good doesn’t it?

I am going to be taking part in the trek myself and am personally paying for my entry and asking my friends and colleagues to sponsor me.

It’s important to me to give something tangible back to the hospice.

Anyone over the age of 14 can register – those aged 14 to 17 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

With the money raised from the South Downs Trek we hope to pay for all the services delivered by St Barnabas House for at least one day.

On average 100 people are cared for each day by St Barnabas House, whether this is within the hospice itself or out in the community in patients’ own homes.

Therefore every person who takes on the South Downs Trek challenge will be helping at least one person receive vital end of life care.

Registration is £25, plus we ask you to raise sponsorship. In return, you’ll get a T-shirt, transportation to the start of the route from St Barnabas House, lunch, refreshment stops en-route, a souvenir medal and glass of bubbly on completion of the trek.

If you would like to chat to us about the South Downs Trek, please call the Events Team on 01903 706354 or email events@stbh.org.uk.

You can find out more and register at www.stbh.org.uk/southdownstrek

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