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Total raised so far


£4,572.00 of £10,000 target +£652.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

2 years ago

Nick and Penny Edwards

£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

Incredible Achievement Lewis, completely different league.

2 years ago

Sarah & Neil

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done!

2 years ago

Trish W

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done! You did It!

2 years ago

Gemma Fryer

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Lewis!!!!!!! What a huge achievement!

2 years ago

Simon Childs

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid

Well done Lewis, an amazing achievement!

2 years ago

Hal Davidson

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Congrats mate - hell of an achievement!

2 years ago

Sarah Almond

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Such an amazing achievement, Lewis. Well done, it's really inspiring.

2 years ago

Freelance Surgical Ltd


Well done to Lewis, Phil & Jill on your inspiring journey! From Robert, Richard, James & the Freelance Family

2 years ago

Marina & Jenny Milk Bank Birmingham Women’s Hospital


We had a cake sale at the hospital, we have shared the proceeds with other charities. So there is £30 being donated to Somewhere house.

2 years ago

Angela@Lattetude Coffee Shop

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Lewis Matthews is raising money for Somewhere House Somerset

Run Te Araroa

Event dates: 9th January 2020 – 10th March 2020

My story

On January 3rd 2020 Lewis Matthews and his support crew Jill Male and Phil Martin will travel to New Zealand to take on its awe inspiring Te Araroa Trail, a 3000km trail stretching the length of the country. The trail starts in Cape Reinga at the top of New Zealand, it then works its way down the country along tropical beaches, through thick rainforest, over mountains and active volcanoes before reaching the final destination of Bluff at the bottom of the South Island.

Lewis aims to complete the trail in record time. The record currently stands at 53 days so the team have a busy schedule ahead to cover 60km per day (1 and a half marathons a day!).


Reason One - To raise money and awareness for the brilliant Somewhere House Somerset. A local charity that provides support and help for those who need it within the community. Somewhere House Somerset provide fantastic services including low cost counselling, educational workshops and community projects with a professional and flexible approach. Help should be available to anyone who needs it and that is exactly what this amazing charity does.

Reason Two - To inspire self belief, mental fortitude and proactivity in those that follow this adventure. Characteristics we believe everyone can possess in order to reach their potential. We all have to potential to be great at something in our lives and these characteristics can help us all to attain it.

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Lewis Matthews is fundraising for

Somewhere House Somerset

Charity number: 1157281

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