Ansaar Scouts Winter Walk | Heckmondwike | 5th February 2017
Orphans in Need teamed up with Ansaar scouts to try and raise funds for the orphans and widows in Nepal. This is what happened on the day…
All participants arrived at Ansaar Scouts at 10am, the scout leader went through all the health and safety checks to make sure everyone was safe, made sure everyone had all the equipment they needed and knew where to go on the day.
There was 2 different distances to walk, the short walk 5km (for the mums and young children aged 1-6 years) and the long walk 8km(for the adults and teenagers).
Everybody enjoyed walking through the beautiful countryside of Heckmondwike wearing wellies, walking through muddy paths, climbing fences and splashing in puddles!
After a tiring day, everyone went back to the scouts hut and had lunch, coffee and cakes. Orphans in Need set up a cake stall and gave out goodies.
This was a fantastic day to remember and we raised an amazing amount of £4,000. These funds will now be distributed to the orphans and widows in Nepal in May by a team of our staff and volunteers.
We would like to say a huge Jazakallah to Ansaar Scouts and all those that sent in food and drink donations, all the parents and family who came out to support the day, and last but most definitely not least to all the Leaders and Volunterers who made this day possible.
These are a couple of snapshots from the day…