Challenges and more in a week of fundraising

Tim Loughton, East Worthing and Shoreham MP, joins the group at Worthing Pier at the start of their sponsored walk a4nBWciibF9tsrsglXIJ
Tim Loughton, East Worthing and Shoreham MP, joins the group at Worthing Pier at the start of their sponsored walk a4nBWciibF9tsrsglXIJ

TEENAGERS have spent a week doing various fun fundraising activities to support Worthing animal charity Wadars.

The group of 12 16 and 17-year-olds, calling themselves Janpire, were part of the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.

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The tombola at Pets at Home mV2rIWOeF_BZQaLB-cOX

With the help of two team leaders from Concordia, they organised various activities in and around Worthing to raise money.

These included a 100 challenges challenge, where they used sponsorship forms and social networking to encourage donations.

Alice Evans, one of the group, said: “We have beat our target of £500, with £731.28 raised so far, which is still going up.

“On the day of the sponsored walk from Worthing Pier to Brighton Pier, East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton joined us at the start.

The Janpire group did a sponsored walk while wearing animal face paint E813dKnlkSSHmrC8Evvk

The Janpire group did a sponsored walk while wearing animal face paint E813dKnlkSSHmrC8Evvk

“We also completed a day of raising awareness in Brighton, did bag packing and ran a tombola at Pets at Home, completed the 100 challenges and a sponsored walk.”

The group, all from the Worthing area, said they chose Wadars because it is a local charity that receives no Government funding.

Leader Lula Edmonds said: “They were one of the most incredible groups we have had and bonded so well.

“It has been really amazing. It is so inspirational. I know at that age I was disattached at school and I wish I had had something like this. With Concordia they get to create their own structure and it is good to see them succeed.”

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The group gathers at Brighton Pier, the end of the sponsored walk rceVwqU6y6T29EfpbZNH

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The fundraising week included a 100 challenges challenge

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