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Be More Cheryl Stroll-a-thon 2017

This month we walked the streets and parks of East London in memory of the wonderful Cheryl Rogers, who we sadly lost in 2014. Each year we walk in support of St Joseph’s Hospice Hackney and in memory of Cheryl, who was a huge part of the agency and a much-loved friend.

This year, we gathered a truly impressive booty for a charity raffle and auction, including concert tickets, designer jewellery, exercise classes and even Tracey Emin artwork. The event helped boost this year’s fundraising tally to more than £9k, which will go directly to St Joseph’s Hospice Hackney. We’re proud to have raised over £60k for the hospice since 2014.

A huge thanks to all of those who donated gifts, services, time and money this year. It’s a massively important day for the agency, and a fitting way to remember a very special person.

If you’d like to donate, please visit the JustGiving page here.

Special thanks to: Sony, Universal, Kobalt Music, Universal Music, Imagem, The Golden Heart, The Ace Hotel, Grenson Spitalfields, Town Hall Hotel, Mac Spitalfields, Illamasqua, Prick LDN, Guys and Dolls Parlour, Three, Hannah Bould, Lululemon Spitalfields, Kyle Platt, Absolute Vintage, The Mercantile London, Love Stories, Costa Coffee, All Star Lanes, Gutless Wonder, Joanna Riley, Percy & Reed, Barber & Barber Spitalfields, Designer Pop Up Store Outlet, Mother Clucker, Pizza East, Paradise Slice, Kastner & Ovens, Jack the Clipper, Rosa’s Spitalfields, Androuet, Nando’s, Blixen, Ginger Pig, DF Mexico, Flowers For You, Hollie Hill, Courthouse Hotel, The Hoxton Hotel, The Andaz, Boom Cycle, Charlotte Street Hotel, Strut & Cluck, Taberna, Gandys, Sainsbury’s, Rag & Bone, Dark Sugars and Zadig & Voltaire.

Cheryl’s Walk Thank Yous


Two weeks ago we walked for St Joseph’s. The walk was the culmination of weeks of fundraising for the hospice, including building our Smileless Selfie window display, money staffed raised by taking park in the Hackney Half and bike riding to Paris, donations from family and friends, a £5K top up from the agency, and an internal auction and raffle in the lead up to the walk.

All auction and raffle items were generously donated by local partners; these prizes ranged from lovely pampering treatments to lunches at local restaurants to concert tickets, among many others. The truly impressive giveaway booty helped us raise almost £3K, and we’d like to take the opportunity to thank everyone that contributed such fabulous prizes.

So, thank you to everyone who donated, listed below. Thanks in part to them, we’ve raised just over £16k* for St. Joseph’s this year, and we look forward to doing more work for the hospice in the future.