AUTUMN/WINTER NEWS LETTER 2018 – Fundraising and WW1 Centenary
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THE GREAT WAR TRILOGY AND 4 YEAR PROJECT FOR WW1 CENTENARY
Walking 3,000km around WW1 Europe, raising money for charity and publisJuhing a Trilogy of books and poems about the Great War. The latest title ‘Walking back Through Time’ is available for order at Waterstones.
Having spent 4 years walking around WW1 Battlefields which I also used as charity events, I have recently put together a Trilogy of Books with poems and art. The project known as ‘A Pilgrimage of War and Words’ gives a day-to-day overview of the horrors of war and it is hoped that the books will remind humanity of the sacrifice made during this campaign. My grandad was only 14 when he signed up for this and was still underage on Armistice Day! We will remember them!
I am presently drawing up a separate booklet containing some of these poems. We will look at reading one out each day leading up to the 11th November to commemorate this poignant time.
To support the Centenary Poppy Appeal visit Robin Moore’s Justgiving Page:
Donations can also be made to the Royal British Legion via my Facebook Page.
I have now also completed over 30,000 miles on charity walks over a 25 year period as a fundraiser (roughly 1 walk per year and a 10-day pilgrimage each year for Cornwall Hospice Care in the last decade (10th anniversary this year to the month).
It is also the 20th anniversary since being invited to help our local charity CHC.
FUNDRAISING FOR CORNWALL HOSPICE CARE – 2018
I have just completed this year’s charity walks and fundraising for Cornwall Hospice Care and will be handing over a cheque in excess of £2200 raised from our local region of St Day/Carharrack.
THE CORNISH PILGRIMAGE
Walked annually by Robin Moore and his pilgrims; this year Clive Fowkes joined Robin on the 10-day walk from Morwenstow Church to St Michael’s Mount to raise money for CHC. In addition Robin has walked across part of WW1 Europe and held to Harvest Auctions to complete the local fundraising for the Gwennap Region.
FUNDRAISING FOR CHC LOCALLY
A 10 mile circular walk which forms the Gwennap Section of the Cornish Pilgrimage
Autumn Season – Harvest Auctions at St Day Inn and Fox & Hounds, Comford.
The organisers, Robin Moore and Susan Harvey would like to thank all our supporters and sponsors who have helped to make our fundraising a great success. Robin Moore and Clive Fowkes raised a substantial amount walking on this year’s Cornish Pilgrimage 10-day trek: To find out more about this fundraising initiative visit: www.cornishpilgrimage.org.uk
And Susan Harvey’s efforts have been monumental in raising awareness and spearheading the Harvest Campaign. We also acknowledge Darren and Paula from the St Day Inn for kindly letting us use the premises for this event and also previously when raising funds for CHC. Please note below the generosity of those wonderful people and local business that have helped make this Autumn a productive season.
DONATIONS FOR HARVEST AUCTION AT THE ST DAY INN
We acknowledge with gratitude the following:
St Day Inn
The Cornish Choir
St Michaels Mount
The Victoria Inn
The Cornish Oven
Hatters Coffee House
Boslowick Inn Falmouth
Enhance You Glow, Penryn
Killiow Golf Club
Penventon Leisure Cub
The Bigger Picture
Trevingey Fish & Chip Shop
Lisa’s Neat Feet
The Quintrell Inn
Gossips Spa, St Agnes
The Driftwood Spars
Cornwall Countryside Supplies
Spangles For All Occasions
Green Acre Farm Produce
Lorna – St Day General Store
Nicki Isaacs – Scentsy
AMOUNT RAISED FROM ST DAY AUCTION
The amount raised at The St Day Inn for Saturday night’s Auction stands at: £488 rounded up to £500).
TOTAL = £500.
The Fox & Hounds, Comford on Saturday 27th October was an amazing success largely due to the efforts of Dan Chapman and his wonderful staff. Also Mike Dunstan for supplying the vital ingredient of the Harvest Loaf. Clive, Susan, Craig and myself had our work cut out dealing with the auction which took less than an hour to complete; and the Falomouth Sea Shanty Group Acapello Moonshine provided some intoxicating music to finish the night.
Please note we acknowledge the following personnel:
FOX & HOUNDS DONATIONS
Guy – Painting
Mike Dunstan – Harvest Loaf
Paul and Sarah German
Peter and Sheilla Williams
Mounts Bay Dairy
Josh and Megan/Fox & Hounds
Colin and Claire
The Boslowick Inn
The Quintrell Inn
The Ground Coffee, Redruth
For further help in supporting our local charity
there is also a justgiving page available on our charity website:
All other monies can be sent to the charity direct at: Ref. Robin Moore’s Cornish Pilgrimage, St Julia’s Hospice, Foundry Hill, Hayle TR27 4HW
Tel: 01736759070. For a Community Fundraiser.
A Presentation will be held at St Julia’s Hospice in November for all funds raised this year by Robin and his team/supporters. Clive and myself did a 10-day walk for the charity and I crossed WW1 Europe to launch my Trilogy of books and help the charity; in all we hope to hand over an amount in excess of £2200.