/ NEW ARTICLE: Beacon of Hope
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4515
Nice article , well done Thin Bob , Dan , UKC and all wonderful inspiring stuff keep it up . . . 80)
Excellent work, inspiring response. Why not put the donation link directly onto this forum to make it as easy as poss for people to chip in to help with the shortfall?
Thanks to Alan, Dan, Sam & Carla, Boogieman, Peter, Nikinko & Notgnarly. keep it up & seeya in June! One love, one peace...many routes :-) xx
Truly sad. A well balanced and thoughtful article.
Great article and a great cause. I've added my donation. My Folks live in Cornwall (it is a beautiful place), so next time I'm down I'll take down all my spare kit for donation.
I'd love to come down to visit or help - maybe the BBQ June meet if possible? Can I get onto the email loop? firstname.lastname@example.org
Such a shame that racism is still ripe in some corners of the country, but so glad to hear that this has been turned around. Well done to all the kind people taking action.
Also interested in the email loop. email@example.com.
I'm sad to say that as a white English guy with a wife of Sri Lankan descent that the only part of the UK we have ever faced overt racism is the South West. This has been from simple staring to blatent refusal to talk. It's sad that this is the case and I have a huge amount of respect Sam for stick ing at it and not just leaving them to it.
I guess that this is the only way that things with ever change but frankly I can't imagane what a nightmare it would be to have to live in that kind of environment.
Hi Sam, when you're up and running again Wild Country will send you a bunch of rock climbing gear to help you re-stock your kit store. Just mail me via UKC and I'll sort it out. Really sorry to hear such a shocking tale and a big shout to UKC and anyone who's donated.
I have posted the donation link on our FB and Twitter too to try and help...
If so, I would strongly advise that you register with 1% for the planet - http://www.onepercentfortheplanet.org/en/
if you do this then you might pick up random donations from business who are committed to helping charities such as yourself.
More specifically, as a business owner who is committed to 1%, I would be in a position to make a fairly substantial donation to the project if you can get registered with the guys at 1% for the planet.
If you can get this sorted out asap (like in the next couple of weeks) then message me via this forum and I can probably squeeze you into this years lists of recipients.
I could possibly also drum up some man hours for you to assist in the rebuilding project.
just on this, Sam, I dont know if youre using the just giving website, but you may want to consider using an alternative
you get all the same benefits of "just giving" but without having to pay the % fee to just giving as the site is sponsored instead.
Brilliant!! nice one Ritchie & Wild Country!
> Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4515
I'm planning to be in Cornwall over Easter to go climbing so if there is a wet day, I may try to get over to St Agnes to see the awful wreckage and lend moral support. My donation should be winging its way to you via PayPal, however I too would like you to have got the gift aid!
..belated big thanks to David Hooper for suggesting writing the article in the first place: cheers David!
Did you get the 1% form I sent you? peace x
Just seen this: 'WOW groundbraeking news just in the fabulouse mark bridgman smith from wild country has just called to say they are commited to restocking the hope projects climbing section...'
Genuinely very good news for Samuel and his centre!
Glad to hear things are picking up. I also believe J Dawes is down there to running a work shop beginning of June?
Amazing news Sam, what a fabulous gesture by Wild Country, hats off to the guys there :)
Step up, Steph & Marmot!! Thank you so much for sending gear :-) Sam was gobsmacked with the new gear, I've been having fun with minor repairs on the others..and plenty of building / art materials :-)
Much love & peace
TB On THP login. Dirty, Tired, Muddy..but v happy :-)
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