Update from E2W member Alison Smith who is (virtually) walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats
Katie.Dix / 21 Sep 2021
We have been following E2W member Alison Smith, who is (virtually) walking from Land's End to John O'Groats. Now we want to share with you an update from Alison;
The weather and the long days have been good to me since I last wrote about my virtual journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats, giving me the chance to add a fair few miles over the summer months. With a house move thrown into the mix, I’ve also had the joy of discovering new footpaths and scenery. And getting out into the countryside has been a welcome break from unpacking boxes!
I’m now almost a month ahead of schedule with just under 100 miles to go. I’ve had to change my routine with the days drawing in and heading back into the office a few days a week but hope to be reporting from the finish line by mid October. Please support the Young Women’s Trust and give me that extra impetus for the final push to John O’Groats.
How to support E2W member, Alison:
Please follow the link to our Just Giving Page where you can show your support for Alison, and help Young Women's Trust continue to help young women, especially during this time.
Whilst we dedicate ourselves to helping and supporting women, mostly at the top of the social and economic ladder, we are aware that there are women in our society without the advantages and privilege enjoyed by many.
In April 2019 we were introduced to the Young Women’s Trust and were amazed at the work they do to help Young Women who are struggling to live on low or no pay, to get into work that is right for them. The Young Women’s Trust offers these women support similar to that we offer you, our members. The Young Women's Trust offers free coaching and personalised advice on job applications, conducts research, runs campaigns and works with young women to build confidence and advocate for fair financial futures.
You can also show your support by signing up to take part in the Royal Park's Half, on behalf of Young Women's Trust, together with E2W. Read more here.
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