Two Faversham Freemasons seek to raise funds for TLC (East Kent) with a Long Distance Walk
Fred Ross and Jim Greenfield are Freemasons from Faversham who both enjoy long distance walking and raising funds for worthy causes. Two years ago, Jim walked across the Jordanian desert to Petra to raise funds for Help for Heroes. This year he and Fred were looking for a worthy cause to support on another sponsored walk along the full length of Hadrian’s Wall Path. They intend to complete the walk from Wallsend in Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway, a distance of 84 miles in 8 days.
They have chosen to support the TLC Appeal (East Kent), a cause that is close to the hearts of all Freemasons in East Kent. The purpose of the charity is to make available teddy bears for young children when they are taken to Accident and Emergency and Minor Injury units for treatment. The use of teddies in this way has been proved to have beneficial effects for children admitted to these units by relieving their distress and helping them to cope with being treated by complete strangers.
To date, over one million teddies have been distributed in this way throughout England and Wales.
It is their hope to raise sufficient donations to enable them to make a meaningful contribution to the work of TLC and your support would be greatly appreciated. They will be funding their own travelling and accommodation costs so every penny donated will go directly to TLC.
A sponsorship form can be downloaded here.
When they complete their walk a further report will be posted on the Provincial Website and completed sponsorship forms and a cheque for the monies raised should be sent to the Chairman of the TLC Appeal (East Kent), 20 Beech Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 2LP.