When I saw the video of a friend John undertaking intensive gym training preparing to cycle to Paris for a children's hospice, I decided to join him. I then discovered it was for Haven House Children's Hospice in Woodford Green. They've supported more than 600 families to date and aim to increase that to 500 children every year by 2020. What terrific support they provide for children and their families: high quality palliative and holistic care for babies, children and young people who have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.

So the target is £15000, and we - that's you, me and the rest of our community - can achieve this together. Thank you for considering.

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Ralph Cox