To mark the PDA Society's 5th anniversary since becoming a registered charity (5th January 2021) and to help raise awareness and much-needed funds for the charity, Team PDA is doing various Couch to 5k and other 5-themed challenges. Team PDA is a group of trustees, volunteers and friends of the PDA Society ...
~ Vikki (PDA Society Vice-Chair & Comms Lead) is doing the Couch to 5k!
~ Paula (PDA Society Trustee & Enquiry Line/Events/Safeguarding Lead) is doing Couch to 5k walking her dog!
~ Hilary (PDA Society Trustee & Admin/HR/Training/Forum Lead) is using her exercise bike to reach 10k by doubling couch to 5k!
~ Katie (PDA Society Comms Assistant) is doing a Couch to 5k 'virtual' stair climb of famous buildings & landmarks at home!
~ Sally (PDA Society Chair & External Affairs/Research Lead) is training to do a 50k walk over 3 days!
~ Jilly (PDA Society Trustee & Education Lead) is doing 5 x 5 mile runs with 5 friends (individually) on 5 consecutive days starting on 25th Nov!
~ Emma (PDA Society Administrator) is doing 5 x 5 mile runs over 5 days with her dogs!
~ Steph (PDA Society Training Facilitator) is going to do 500k over 5 weeks on her exercise bike!
~ Julia (PDA Society Friend, Volunteer & PDA Adult Panel Member) is doing 5 minutes of line dancing over 5 days for 5 consecutive weeks!
~ Paul (PDA Society Friend & Contributor) will do a 5 mile walk each week for 5 consecutive weeks!
~ Leanne (PDA Society Volunteer) is doing 5 rounds of Interval Pilates over 5 consecutive days!
~ Debbie (PDA Society Enquiry Line Volunteer) is pledging to complete 5 x 5k socially distanced walks with 5 different family members and friends over 5 consecutive days from the 1st to the 5th December!
~ Miffy is going to cycle 50 miles on her new road bike!
~ Tigger is going to cycle 50 miles on his exercise bike at home!
We're all very out of our comfort zones with the challenges we've chosen but really wanted to come together (virtually) to mark the charity's anniversary, raise awareness and much-needed funds and support each other along the way!
We'll be sharing team member stories and updates here and on the PDA Society Instagram Stories throughout the challenge so please do check in from time to time to keep up with our progress.
Whether you're able to donate a little or a lot or simply share our fundraiser with others, THANK YOU! Every penny raised will help us to help others living and working with PDA.
To learn more about our information, training and support services and the other work we do please visit our website: www.pdasociety.org.uk
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