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Plymouth 5k and 10k

Run for your local charity, Improving Lives Plymouth

We are looking for individuals and businesses to run for our Charity in the 2020 Plymouth 5k or 10k on Sunday October 4th 2020.

All money raised will contribute towards the development "BIG BUILD" of our City Centre office to enable us to support more veterans and their families.

Improving Lives Plymouth is a local charity with a big impact as we support over 20,000 people each year. Set up in 1907 on a voluntary basis to assist, comfort and guide any person who may be in distress by reason of poverty, ill health, loneliness or other cause, we have developed our services over the years to support people in Plymouth with information, advice and practical support.

BIG BUILD Capital Appeal

In July 2019 Improving Lives Plymouth opened a much-needed Veterans and Families Hub at Ernest English House in the City Centre. The Hub provides social activity, peer support, mentoring, casework, and other support, for serving, reserve and veteran armed forces personnel, their families and carers. Working with a range of organisations and other service charities in the city, the project aims to shape better pathways to employment, mental wellbeing, welfare, housing advice and financial information.

The Hub has been developed by veterans and their families and all the plans for the future of the hub are being co-designed by veterans and their families. To house the rapidly growing well used hub we are extending Ernest English House on the first floor of to create a larger lounge, with its own kitchen, and multi-use activity spaces. All the necessary planning permissions and consents to undertake the work are in place. 

Click here to find out more about the Plymouth Veterans and Family Hub

To complete the work require for the BIG BUILD we are aiming to raise £440,000 through a variety fundraising activities including the Plymouth 5k and 10k. We plan to have the work completed by the end of 2021.

Sign up for the Plymouth 5k or 10k

In return for you raising £140 sponsorship you will receive...

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Registration form

After completing the form below you will be directed to a confirmation page where you can register for JustGiving to help you with your fundraising 

 

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