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Total raised so far

22%

£110.00 of £500 target +£25.00 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

2 days ago

Nick G

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Best of luck Wal!

6 days ago

Anonymous

£10.00

1 week ago

Jon Gunter

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Well done Wal, think of all the extra natas this will earn you!

1 week ago

Jacqueline

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Goooo Andrew xxx

Bike Oxford Sportive for The Archway Foundation

Event date: 23rd June 2024

Andrew is raising money for The Archway Foundation


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My story

I'm cycling in the Bike Oxford sportive to raise money for the Oxford based charity, The Archway Foundation.

Over 9 million people in the UK – almost a fifth of the population – say they are always or often lonely, and its effects include deterioration in mental and physical health as well as emotional distress.

The Archway Foundation tackles loneliness and isolation in Oxfordshire, helping people who feel unwanted and excluded, matching them with volunteer befrienders and social networks that give them back a sense of belonging.

I think Covid lockdowns and associated societal changes have given us all a greater appreciation of the impact loneliness can have. 
So I'm happy to support a small local charity that helps to relieve the distress associated with loneliness, its causes and impact. 
Plus my sister works for The Archway Foundation and she twisted my arm

What I will be doing to warrant your donations?
I'll be attempting the Bike Oxford long route, 78 miles and 4,328 feet of climbing. bikeoxford.co.uk/
The ride does take in some of the Oxford colleges but it also visits the Chilterns! Something my sister neglected to mention.
I've never done so much climbing in one day, so it will definitely be a challenge.

I'd really appreciate your sponsorship, and thank you for your support.


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The Archway Foundation

Charity number: 299533

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