Showing posts from May, 2011

The sound of hope... according to Building 429

I came across this testimony today by the lead singer of Building 429 and it really struck a chord (sorry!) with me... what is the sound of hope for you?

Sponsored Cycle 2011 - 1,160 miles for 2 schools in Haiti

It's time once again to publicise a forthcoming sponsored cycle: After a successful sponsored cycle to Berlin last year which raised over £3,000 in total for the De La Mennais Brothers schools in Haiti, I, Brother James, now undertake to cycle together with a cycling friend from my former club in Birkenhead from Southampton to Assisi (1,160 miles, 10+ a bit days) from May 24th to June 3rdto raise money for 2 specific De La MennaisBrothers primary schools in Haiti that were devastated 2 years ago by the earthquake and that I will be visiting with a group of young people from Southampton + Liverpool at Easter, 2012, to run summer camp-style activities. The money raised will help to buy equipment for the 2 schools, especially sports + audio-visual equipment, which we will then bring with us on the trip to Haiti. This is my 10th such long-distance sponsored ride since 1992. Arriving in Berlin last June.Anyone who would like to sponsor me, please send a comment to this message (or cont…