SMARTech energy are proud supporters of Dorothy House Hospice Care
Dorothy House embarked on ‘One Man and His Dog’ walking challenge, which saw the Chief Executive, John Davies, and his Springer Spaniel, Myrtle take on an epic 180 mile walk across the 700 sq mile area served by the Hospice.
Dorothy House embarked on ‘One Man and His Dog’ walking challenge
Local Hospice chief, John Davies from Dorothy House and his springer spaniel, Myrtle, completed their 180 mile One Man and His Dog walking challenge with a celebration event in Bath on Friday 2nd November. Following an 8 mile walk on the canal tow path from Bradford on Avon to Bath, John Davies hosted the final event of the tour at the Pig and Fiddle Pub in Bath supported by local band, Bite the Buffalo.
The One Man & His Dog Walking Challenge achieved its aim to raise awareness of the work of the hospice among the local community. John Davies and the Dorothy House team have met hundreds of local people and dozens of organisations including charities, community groups, religious groups, businesses, schools, the MOD and local dignitaries.
Fundraising continues on www.localgiving.org until Friday 16th November
The 17 day event has also raised £5,000 so far and fundraising continues on the One Man & His Dog page on www.localgiving.org until Friday 16th November.
The epic 180-mile walk, visited all 28 Dorothy House shops and 20 towns or villages. Over 17 days the walking challenge spanned the hospice’s 700sq mile region across Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset and Wiltshire between 17 October to 2 November. To read John’s entertaining blogs on his adventures during the walk visit www.dorothyhouse.org.uk