Island Walk Raises £88k

12th September 2018

People who hiked 48.1 miles around Jersey’s coastline have helped raise more than £88,000 for local good causes.

Cash from this year’s State Street Island Walk has been handed out.

The JSPCA, care home Abbeyfield and the air cadets 7 Overseas (Jersey) Squadron have each got £16,000.

The Rotary Club de la Manche has been given £14,360, which it will distribute to other causes over the year.

Smaller sums have been awarded to 12 other charities:

Resilience Matters
Caring Cooks
The MS Society of Jersey
Beresford Street Kitchen
Brighter Futures

10th St Brelade Scout Group
Ambulance Support Unit
St John Ambulance
Girl Guiding Jersey

The walk has raised more tham £2.3 million since it started in 1991.

25,643 walkers have taken part.

The 2019 walk will take place on Saturday 23rd June.

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