March 2, 2017: Support the work of Hospice Night Nurses
Women across North Devon can now sign up to Nightwalk 2017, after registrations opened this month. The ladies-only moonlit walk takes place on Saturday 20th May and is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Those taking part will be helping to raise £100,000 for North Devon Hospice nurses who provide care during the night.
Nightwalk has become the single largest charity event in North Devon, after bursting onto the scene 10 years ago. The 2017 edition is set to be the biggest and best yet, with new routes, more entertainment and plenty of surprises in store.
Ali Hunt, head of fundraising at the hospice, hopes that local women will rally to the cause. “North Devon Hospice is providing more care during the night than ever before. Both on our Bedded Unit and in people’s own homes, the need for round-the-clock nursing is growing. We need the ladies of North Devon to step up to the challenge and step out for Nightwalk 2017. Help our nurses be the light in the dark for hundreds of local families.”
Ali added that Nightwalk 2017 will be a festival of colour and lights. “This will truly be an experience not to be missed. The sight of 1,000 women walking together, all dressed in neon and flashing lights, is spectacular. We’ve also added lots more features to the night including a prosecco bar, fire performers, live music, light shows and Nightwalk t-shirts available to all walkers. We have set a target of raising £100,000, which would help fund our team of nurses who care for patients during the night, both at home and on our Bedded Unit. So please sign up now and help make a difference to local people who need their local hospice.”
Starting points are at Barnstaple, Instow, Bideford, Torrington and Tamar Lakes (near Holsworthy), and route lengths range from 3 to 11 miles. So there really is a Nightwalk for everyone. Buses will be on hand to take Nightwalkers back to their starting point
This is a perfect chance to support a worthy charity and have a great night out with the girls. So join hundreds of other local women who will be walking for the same cause and show everyone how much you support the work of North Devon Hospice.
Visit www.nightwalk.co.uk to sign up today. Register before 1st April and take advantage of the special early bird discount. You will also be entered into a draw to win a Champagne High Tea for four at the award-winning Kentisbury Grange.