On 24 July, Michael will celebrate his 50th year by taking part in one of the world’s toughest Triathlons – Alpe d’Huez. He and his colleague, Paul, will swim 2 miles, cycle 72 miles & finish with a half marathon! (Frankly, I’m exhausted, just thinking about it!)
A couple of years ago, Michael and his wife Lynn volunteered in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
As a teacher, Michael worked with one of the cluster of primary schools in an education development project, while Lynn used her health and social care experience in the Emmanuel Advice and Care Centre.
So … what’s the connection between previous volunteer placements and a mountainous triathlon?
Michael will be fundraising for the Emmanuel project – and commits to 100% of the funds raised going to the project.
Please note – people and places never asks volunteers for more than they already give, but many of you complain when we don’t share fundraising news with you … so, if you’d like to sponsor Michael please let us know and we will give you info as to how you can support him and ensure all and MORE than your donation reaches Emmanuel.