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:

£3,000
Bloodwise
Resilience Matters
Caring Cooks
The MS Society of Jersey
Wetwheels
Beresford Street Kitchen
Brighter Futures

£1,000
10th St Brelade Scout Group
Scouts
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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