Pedalling to Paris
Guest post today from Millay, a Boaz supporter who is undertaking a major sporting feat to raise money for our work:
“My name is Millay, and I live and work in London as a Social Worker with refugees and asylum seekers. I’ve developed a growing interest in cycling over the past 18 months or so, and in a few weeks my two-wheeled companion Sister Mary Clarence and I are undertaking the challenge of cycling from London to Paris! It’s by far the longest ride I have ever attempted, and as I’m not going with an organised group, every penny of funds raised will go to the amazing work of Boaz Trust.
I used to live in Manchester and through my work with another charity became aware of the work of Boaz Trust, who serve one of the most marginalised, under-served groups in the city. Their dedication to providing for the practical and emotional needs of asylum seekers is deeply inspiring; they are creative and committed in their work and over the years I lived in Manchester, I became aware that they are in fact the only agency that help this people group in the way that they do.
I’m honoured to be fund-raising for Boaz Trust and hope to use this ride to raise as much money and awareness as possible! If you’d like to donate, just follow the link:
Millay has so far raised over £600 for her trip, and hopes to reach her target of £1000 before she leaves at the start of June. Can you support her?
She has also promised to keep us updated with the trip and bring back lots of pictures, so we’ll let you know how she gets on!