‘Alistair’s Ramble’ in memory of friend and colleague
Wednesday 16th October
Staff at Phoenix Wealth, Basingstoke, recently completed a long-distance walk and run along the Clarendon Way, to raise money for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) and Dementia UK.
17 members of the team took on ‘Alistair’s Ramble’ in memory of their friend and colleague, Alistair, who sadly passed away in December 2018.
The group set off at 8.30am, to afford them enough time to cover the 24-mile route which links Salisbury and Winchester city centres. Just managing to escape the downpour they returned to base at 6.30pm, eventually covering 27.5-miles!
With a fundraising target of £2,000 being split between HIOWAA and Dementia UK, the staff at Phoenix Wealth, Basingstoke, have stomped their way to an incredible £5,520, with donations still coming in!
Ed Jackson, who took part in the challenge, told us:
“I feel very lucky to work with such a great bunch of people who rallied together under such sad circumstances to take on this tough challenge. We have raised money for two worthy charities, and I know Alistair would have been very proud of what we have achieved in his memory.”
If you would like to donate to the team, you can find their Virgin Money Giving page here.
Your efforts and generosity overwhelm me. I trust all have recovered.I never knew Alistair was surrounded by such a friendly posse.
Wishing you all a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year.