Youth Concern Charity Walk

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Take Part in Youth Concern’s 10km Sponsored Winter Walk…

...and be part of providing a safe home for homeless young people in Aylesbury Vale

Need to walk off the Christmas turkey or that last mince pie? Then join us on Sunday morning 6th January 2019 for the Youth Concern Sponsored Winter Walk which starts in the historic town of Wendover, walking through the beautiful Chiltern Hills, past Chequers Estate, home of the Prime Minister, then over to the 360 scenic view at Coombe Hill before returning back for a well-deserved bacon bap and a warm glass of mulled wine.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns Hills
  • Accessible 10.4km circular route
  • Walkers’ pack
  • Half-way pitstop
  • Refreshments
  • Family-friendly with activity packs for children
  • Dog Friendly
  • Join us at the bar after the walk
  • Raffle

Registration for the walk opens at 9.30am on Sunday 6th January at Wendover Cricket Pavilion, HP22 6EG, and we will set off at 10.30

How much is it and how much sponsorship do I need to raise?

Advance entry            £20 per person (adult) and £10 per child (under 16’s)

Entry on the day        £25 per person (adult) and £12 per child (under 16’s)

Sponsorship: There is no minimum sponsorship for this event, but it would be great if everyone could raise at least £50 each. Click here to download the Sponsorship form.

Advance registration closes at midnight on Sunday 30th December 2018

How do I register for the sponsored walk?

STEP 1 – Complete the online registration Form

STEP 2 – Pay the registration fee on our BTmy Donate by clicking the DONATE button and using your surname and last three digits of your postcode as the reference

STEP 3 – We will email you the walkers’ welcome pack including the route map and some goodies.

You can then set up your own sponsorship page (e.g via BTmyDonate or Just Giving) to share across social media and send to friends and family. You can also download our sponsorship form, print it off and ask family and friends to sponsor you.

Click here for the events Terms and Conditions

How will the money you raise help? 

We are aiming to raise 5K to help set up our new youth homeless accommodation project called The Next Step because we are on a mission to ensure that every young person in Aylesbury Vale has a safe place to call home.

Background

Since 1979 Youth Concern has been providing holistic support services for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Aylesbury Vale aged 13-25 years old. One of our core services is Aylesbury Nightstop, an emergency host accommodation scheme for young people facing a homelessness crisis. Over the past year we have supported 83 young people through Nightstop. At Youth Concern we believe that every young person needs a safe home but unfortunately this is not the case in our local community and we need to do more.

Proposed Solution-The Next Step

Youth Concern is setting up a flagship youth supported accommodation and employment pathways project called “The Next Step”. This 10-bed project will provide up to 20 young people with a safe home for up to a year. Bespoke one-to-one support packages will be provided focussing on health, skills, employment and resettlement, to enable a smooth transition to independent living

We are delighted to have raised more than 800K towards this ambitious new project and now we need your help to secure the final £160k to launch this life-changing project.

How your support will help the project

£500 = a room + support for 1 young person for 1 week

£2K = a room + support for 1 young person for 1 month

£5K = a room + support for 1 young person for 10 weeks

Sponsors for the walk include: 

         

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