This years Good Idea!!
we will be besieged by Hilary with extortion on her mind, but just
look at the cause.
Between 15th and 21st
April 2006 Ben Dauncey will Attempt to Dance from Tunbridge Wells
to Worcester, a distance of over 210 miles to establish a new world
record for Morris Dancing and to raise £100,000 for two national
charities Multiple Sclerosis and Make a wish
Have a look at the Next
Foot Up web site for a full background to this event. And in
case you noticed ..yes it was "our" Jim Bartlett, Cardiff
Morris Man and singer of this parish. I hope he will be making an
appearance over the weekend.
….. is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting
young adults. Around 85,000 people in the UK have MS
The MS Society?
….is the UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting everyone
whose life is touched by MS.
They offer their services
to all and provide a freephone MS Helpline and a wide range of information
and other services. They are also committed to supporting professionals
who work with people affected by MS so they can provide good quality
To grant the wishes of children and young people aged 3 to 17 living
with life-threatening illnesses and raise the funds necessary to
grant those wishes. In doing so, we operate to the highest ethical,
legal and professional standards so that families choose Make-A-Wish
to grant their child's wish and medical staff and supporters hold
Make-A-Wish in high regard.
UK has no cures to offer and all too often some of our endings
are sad, but during desperate times when there seems to be no hope,
Make-A-Wish steps in and provides positive, and uplifting relief.
Most of all, a wish granted brings a time of magic and joy, for
the special children and the families we serve.
Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK has granted over 4,000 very special
wishes since 1986. Originally formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1980
there are now over 30 affiliates throughout the world
Please give generously to the raffle and
support the sponsorship forms which will be around I'm sure. This
is a very worthwhile cause with a very powerful Folk public image.
we have been able to support
The Rose Road Association
shelter for the homeless
the Children's Hospice in Wales.
home in Miskin Village
grants to local charitable causes
the good work!!!