Generosity knows no bounds!

Raising money for a charitable cause is a slow cumulative process, but very satisfying nevertheless. People donate spontaneously by putting a hand in purse or pocket and giving loose change (sometimes referred to as shrapnel).
Sometimes people go away to think about it, and a donation arrives by cheque or banknotes.
Others, happy to use a credit card, will go to an online giving site and frequently donate substantial amounts. For the Children in Syria Appeal we’ve seen donations of

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£100 and £150 ……. but when I saw one recently for £1000, I was simply left stunned.
A huge thank you to Ian! Your kindness will have a massive impact on the welfare of refugee children.
Visit: http://www.justgiving.com/Frank-Burns1

In the meantime, what does this sign tell me? Massive hill, yes, but definitely not downhill!

About Frank Burns

My journeys around the world are less about riding a bicycle, and more about what happens when I get off the bicycle. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on January 26, 2013, in New Zealand End-to-End 3000kms and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Congratulations! As for the sign, I would be mildly concerned about what caused so many significant dents in it and the likelihood it might do something similar to me.

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  2. Thanks Steve. You haven’t seen my body armour!

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  3. Thought about you today as I waded mid thigh through the Kim on my Sunday run. Hope the weather is better with you and wind is pushing you up those hills!
    David

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  4. Thanks David. As you wade thigh deep, I look out from the picture framed kitchen window over Auckland harbour. After 4 nights camping I’ve just had the luxury of of a real bed in the house of friends.

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  5. That is a massive donation and will make a huge difference to reaching your target.

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