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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Running for Raptor Rescue and Rehab!

Donate here: Running for Raptor Rescue and Rehab 

So, here we are again, me asking for your hand-earned brass, via a physical target for my creaking body and mind to aim for; and you asking "What is it this time?"..... Well, it's a half-marathon (my first, and, most likely last!), and it's a brilliant cause, and one that is particularly resonant and vital in these increasingly raptor persecution-infested times - Jean Thorpe Wildlife Rescue.
Here in Yorkshire, Jean is a hero to many (including me), and a saviour of our wild birds in desperate need of rehabilitation. She voluntarily gives everything to nurse an ever-increasing cast of injured raptors and other wildlife, often victims of persecution and cruelty, back to the wild. She's been doing it for years, tirelessy and skillfully rehabilitating (and campaigning), devoted to her cause, a total inspiration. But it's all voluntary, and she needs funds to continue her great work.
So, after a break in fundraising last year, for 2024, it's for Jean; well, for the next few weeks anyway - until I (hopefully) crawl over the line of the East Yorkshire Half Marathon on 28th April, my birthday. Any contribution will help save our beleaguered birds of prey - thank you for anything! It takes less than a minute to make a contribution, HERE.
Update - the Just Giving page has been live for less than 48 hours, and incredibly, already sits at £1650 (the initial target was £1000).... how far can we push it for Jean and the birds?