Shotton Walkers Mission Statement
Epic charity fundraising team committed to making a difference.
WHO ARE WE?
We, The Shotton Walkers, are a fundraising walking team who complete epic sponsored walk’s for charity, we have a team of volunteer fundraisers who plan and organise around the year fundraising events for our chosen community focused charities.
Our fundraising provides charitable organisations and groups with focused support and funds to help them provide the services they expertly give in order to improve quality of life. 100% of the funds raised by The Shotton Walkers are channelled directly to the chosen charities who count on our support and funding, our generous team of volunteers and business partners come together because we believe that everyone has the right to live life to the full & achieve their hopes and dreams.
We’ve raised over £8000 in our recent campaign.
To raise funds and awareness for our chosen charities, enabling them to support and improve the health and wellbeing of those that need it most.
To generate opportunity for change through fundraising initiatives and community partnerships, to use those funds to make a positive impact in our community.
To attract volunteers and partners who are passionate about our charities hopes, to transform communities through helping charities support families who need it most.
W. Willpower & Worthy
A. Act & Achieve
L. Leading & Lasting
K. Kindness & Kindred spirit’s
E. Educate & Empower
R. Respect & Resolute
2020 Charities We Have Supported
The Not Forgotten Association Delivering high quality safe recreational and entertainment activities to meet the needs of their beneficiaries, providing a caring and personal service which is fully linked in with other recovery pathways and which is underpinned by an ethos where everyone counts and is valued.
Prostate Cancer UK Prostate Cancer UK’s top priority is funding research to stop prostate cancer killing men. they’re investing millions to find better treatments and better tests that can spot fast-growing cancers early and could be used in a screening programme to save thousands of lives.
The Shotton Walkers are proud to announce the 2021 charities we chose to support are:
CALM, campaign against living miserably. The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. helping parents, siblings, partners, friends and colleagues. They spread the message and facilitate, universities, pubs, clubs and prisons across the country – so that people feel empowered to share their experiences and get the help they need before they reach the point of crisis. CALM provide an incredibly important service which we feel passionately about supporting,
The Not Forgotten Association Delivering high quality and safe recreational and entertainment activities to meet the needs of their beneficiaries, providing a caring and personal service which is fully linked in with other recovery pathways and which is underpinned by an ethos where everyone counts and is valued.
Having seen the positive impact of our support we have once again chosen to proudly support the NFA,
2021 Epic sponsored walk
Walking from our namesake town in Durham back to Shotton. Both locations are known for their industrial past with Shotton Colliery being a historic coal mining town and Shotton is still a famous site in British Steel history.
7days 6 nights. 6 marathon’s distance walks per day.