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PLEASE NOTE: donations are made in Thai Baht. £1 = 50 Baht (roughly!) From June until September we will be cycling 3000km from Istanbul to Amsterdam, raising money for the New Life Foundation near Chiang Rai, Thailand. The foundation is an international recovery community that supports people who are overcoming addictions, depression and stress. Insight, mindfulness and meditation are used rather than medication to help the recovery process. We recently spent a month volunteering at the foundation and had such a special time – we were very moved by the residents stories of how they'd come upon such difficulties and how New Life was helping them on their path to recovery. The community is a very special place for both residents and volunteers and we'd love to support it as much as possible by raising funds for them over the summer. To find out more about New Life check out their website: www.newlifethaifoundation.com Our journey will take us through Western Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, along the Danube through Slovakia and Austria, up through the Czech Republic into Germany and west through Holland to Amsterdam. We will be keeping regular updates on our blog www.meyouandrootoo.blogspot.com and will be catching up with some friends and family along the way. Our fundraising target is £1000 (50,000 Thai Baht). We would be so grateful for any donations you can make! You can also help us to promote New Life by passing it's details onto anyone you think might benefit from the recovery process. Thank you so much! Laura & John x

Recent Donors

  • Angela Pike

    Well done from Mother Pike xx

    THB 1,000 17/10/2012

  • Anonymous

    Just topping it up to hit the goal ! Very well done! You are stars!!

    THB 1,040 15/10/2012

  • Pauline Turnbull

    THB 500 12/09/2012

  • Graham Calderbank

    Well done Laura - part of me is envious, but part of me is not!!!

    THB 500 07/09/2012

  • Andy

    You did it! GOOD WORK!

    THB 1,000 07/09/2012

  • Laura

    Donation from Mark Bailey

    THB 1,000 06/09/2012

  • Laura

    Donation from Angela Almeida: " Lovelies I am so proud of you both, you have done fantastically - go forth and cycle, Bicycle, Bicycle, I want ride my bicycle

    THB 1,000 06/09/2012

  • Gillian Doe

    Well Done guys :) you have done something amazing and hope you enjoyed it all the way (if slightly sore bottoms!) Can't wait to see you and hear about your adventures. Lots of love Gilly and Tom xxx

    THB 1,000 02/09/2012

  • Katherine Hemsworth

    well done Laura and John - hopefully catch up soon if you're ever back in Chorlton xx

    THB 500 29/08/2012

  • Adam Castle

    Not long until we see you guys! Congrats on the pedalling. Ad & K

    THB 500 24/08/2012

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