2017 Sponsored Cycle in aid of The Homes

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This September eleven intrepid supporters set off to cycle two hundred and fifty miles in six days from Paro in Bhutan to Siliguri in West Bengal with the aim of raising sufficient funds to support at least two needy, named, children right through their education at Dr Graham's Homes.

CLICK HERE to watch an excellent video of the event.
Filmed and produced by Janice Small, probably the most experienced of the entire party in long-distance cycling, the video tells the story of that journey!

The original aim was to arrive in Kalimpong on The Homes Birthday; sadly that plan was thwarted by the political strike in the Darjeeling Hills.

Regardless of that disappointment, between personal sponsorship and gifts donated by well-wishers along the way, the six days of cycling has raised in the region of £25,000 to date.

But, the account is not yet closed, so, through our Just Giving page, there is still the opportunity for you to take the total to that magic figure of thirty thousand pounds, so enabling a third deserving child to be schooled at The Homes!

Enjoy the story!

 

Homes fund raising Cycle rides

This was the seventh Fund-raising Bike Ride and was organised and led by the Revd John Webster.

  We have cycled four times from Kolkata to Kalimpong and twice from Kathmandu. All very rewarding, but from all accounts, this was one of the best not least for the welcome      afforded in Bhutan from former Homes students - a land of happiness, indeed!

  We would like to thank our 11 intrepid cyclists:

 John Ball and sons Tenzin & Palden, Vanda Campbell, Frank Dunn
 Paul Ewart, Tenzing Norsang, Henry Simon, Jim Simpson, John Webster, Janice Small (pictured).