Island Walk Raises £88k
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:
The MS Society of Jersey
Beresford Street Kitchen
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.