Cycling From London to Paris for Charity

If you are familiar with my blog you may already know that I do quite a lot of fundraising for the charity Sands. Now I say 'do' but if I am honest for the past year my fundraising activities haven't really been as much as I would have liked due to personal reasons. As this month is Isabella's 6th angelversary I am going to make an effort to fundraise more in both Isabella's and Rosie's memory and so is Daddy.


Daddy has already signed himself up for a charity bike ride which will take place in March. He will cycle the distance between London and Paris with a team of colleagues.

All funds raised will go directly to the charity Sands. You may not of heard of Sands so I will give you a quick overview of what they do. Sands (stillborn and neonatal death) are based in the UK and they support and help families after the loss of a baby. They help to promote research in to why so many babies die each day either through stillbirth or shortly after being born.

When we lost Isabella in March 2010 and Rosie in October 2010 - 17 babies died every day in the UK. I hadn't heard of Sands before Isabella and to be honest I hadn't really heard of stillbirths either so having the support of Sands really helped me through the early days and helped me realise I wasn't alone.

So I have had a quick google and the distance is approx 340km which is massive so I do wish them all the best of luck. If you can spare a few moments to share or tweet this post I would appreciate it as we are trying raise as much money as possible.

If you do wish to donate please put Good Luck John on the donation comments.

Justgiving Link For Charity Bike Ride





17 comments

  1. Good luck to your partner in the charity bike ride. A great cause to do it for.

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  2. Good luck to your dad! He is definitely riding for a good cause :) And hope you get all the support you need. x

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  3. A great idea and a great cause, I wish them the best of luck!

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  4. Good luck to your partner! I have a cycling husband who loves to do these sorts of events! he did the London to Amsterdam once too!

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  5. aw what a great thing to do wishing him lots of luck

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  6. Wishing him the very best of luck with the bike ride and sending love to you both on what must be a very difficult month, no matter how many years pass xx

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  7. Wishing him the best of luck and hope you smash your target

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  8. What an epic ride - good luck

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  9. Good luck to John on his charity bike ride, what a lovely thing for him to do for Sands.

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  10. Best of luck to him, hope it goes well.

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  11. Wow that's a long way, best of luck to him and I see you have already raised so much money in memory of your little ones, that's very admirable and you should be so proud of yourself lovely X

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  12. Best of luck and enjoy the adventure.

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  13. Great idea and for a great cause!! Good luck to him!! :-) xx

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  14. What an amazing charity, never heard of it before sound like they are doing such incredible work.

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  15. Wishing you lots of luck to your partner in the charity bike ride. A great cause to do it for x

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  16. I wish him all the very best - my bottom couldn't possibly take that amount of punishment!

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  17. Aw well done for raising so much money for your daughters in the sky you have done so well. Here if you need to talk xx

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Thanks for your comments. I love reading them :)