Charity Fundraiser’s Cycle Challenge for Zambia

A fundraiser for Shrewsbury based charity, Build It International, is taking on a cycling challenge, peddling from Lands End to John O’Groats.

Jon Oldham is an employee of the BGL Group, one of Build It’s corporate partners. Along with 19 of his colleagues, Jon is fundraising to help Build It provide a new school for the remote Kabaka community in Kapiri, Zambia. The group will visit Zambia in May.

Jon will be stopping off at the Build It office in Shrewsbury on 17th April, for a well-deserved break from his 969 miles of cycling.

Build It’s Chief Executive, Andrew Jowett, will join Jon and cycle with him from Craven Arms to Shrewsbury. 

Jon said: “I’m really looking forward to completing this challenge, if a little daunted, but have no doubt it will all be worthwhile once I reach the finishing post at John O’Groats! And when myself and 19 colleagues from BGL will visit Zambia to witness the impact the brand new school is having on the community.”
Support Jon and Build it by donating at http://www.justgiving.com/jons-zambia-challenge

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