De­lighted to sup­port the Moon­light night walk

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page - by Alastair Irvine airvine@thek­m­group.co.uk

PREPA­RA­TIONS are well un­der way for Ash­ford’s Moon­light Walk in aid of the Pil­grims Hos­pices.

The lat­est group to of­fer spon­sor­ship to the event is Folke­stone based com­pany Xchang­ing, which has cho­sen the hospice as its char­ity for the next three years.

And a team of 15 Xchang­ing staff will be tak­ing part in the Ash­ford Moon­light Walk that sets off from Ash­ford de­signer out­let cen­tre on Satur­day, June 26, at 10.30pm

Hun­dreds of walk­ers will be spon­sored to walk the 10km (6.25 miles) women-only route that of­fers to the chance to have some fun, sup­port a wor­thy cause, and per­haps re­mem­ber some­one spe­cial.

Kather­ine Law of Xchang­ing said: “Our staff at Folke­stone have nom­i­nated and voted for Pil­grims Hos­pices to be our char­ity of choice over the next three years and we are keen to build this re­la­tion­ship.

“We are de­lighted to sup­port the Moon­light Walk event and our team is look­ing for­ward to a fun and re­ward­ing night.”

Nigel Donkin, hospice re­gional fundrais­ing man­ager, said, “We are ex­tremely grate­ful to Xchang­ing for choos­ing Pil­grims Hos­pices as their char­ity.

“We are also thrilled that they are tak­ing part in the Moon­light Walk. They are a bub­bly en­thu­si­as­tic team that will cer­tainly add to the great at­mos­phere on the night.”

To find out more about the Moon­light Walk and to book on­line visit www.pil­grimsmo on­light­walk.org or call 01227 782062.

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