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Redbourn vicar Reverend Will Gibbs' jailbreak challenge
A Redbourn vicar has challenged himself to travel across the country to fundraise for charity with only £10 in his pocket.
Reverend Will Gibbs, Vicar of St Mary’s Church, will hitch lifts across the country in aid of Redbourn Care Group, Open Door St Albans, The Pepper Foundation, Busoga Trust UK and St Andrew’s Clinics for Children.
He aims to rely on the kindness of strangers to transport him and furnish the necessary provisions such as food and the odd toilet break, while travelling with no money except for £10, which is only to be used in an emergency.
The 42-year-old will set off on his three-day journey from the church in Hempstead Road on October 18 until October 21.
Reverend Gibbs said: "This is certainly going to be an interesting and somewhat nerve-wracking experience but I can’t wait to get started.
"Donations will be very warmly received".
He will also be keeping an hourly log of his experiences which can be followed by visiting: www.stmarysredbourn.org/
Redbourn resident Jonathan Simpson added: "We’re really proud of Will. He certainly is game for a laugh and it’s all for good causes.
"This is just one example of the innovative and refreshing initiatives that come out of our local church and it’s the kind of thing that the whole village can get involved in".
To sponsor Reverend Gibbs visit: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/willgibbsjailbreak.
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