ST BARNABAS: South Downs Trek aims to raise vital funds for charity

Hugh Lowson
Hugh Lowson

I am excited to tell you about our brand new fundraising event – the South Downs Trek.

All men and women can get involved in this trek taking place on Saturday, October 10.

Join our team of amazing supporters and take on the challenge of walking 20 miles across the stunning South Downs and help us raise vital funds for St Barnabas House.

Sounds good doesn’t it – I may even give it a go myself!

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 a minimum sponsorship of £250 per person.

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

You can find out more and register at

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