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Calendar icon Event Start: 14th September 2019, 00:00:00
Calendar icon Event End: 30th September 2019, 23:00:00
Pin icon Event Location: Anywhere and everywhere!
Do you have what it takes to complete the Water Challenge 2019?

Make a splash this September by completing any Water-themed Challenge in aid of The Mission to Seafarers.

The world’s seafarers are a forgotten workforce, but they transport up to 95% of the goods we have in this country. That’s why we’re asking intrepid adventurers to complete sponsored swims, walks, sails, punts or wades in or around water to raise awareness of the hardships faced by seafarers, who often won’t be able to see their families for 9 months at a time.

Water Challenge 2019 is open to everyone and work teams, friends and individuals are all welcome to take part in the weeks leading up to and after World maritime day, on the 26th September.

Your challenge could be as simple as completing a set distance on an indoor rowing machine, a sponsored swim in your local pool, kayaking a local river or running a distance down a local body of water near you.

For those looking for a more adventurous time, why not join up with colleagues or friends to complete a long-distance row, swim or sail?

To fundraise all you need to do is set up a just giving page (we can help with this) and ask family, friends and work colleagues to sponsor you.

We can also supply you with more challenge ideas, Mission t-shirts and tips for your fundraising activities for Water Challenge 2019.

You’ll be helping us to continue to provide vital welfare services to the thousands of seafarers we see every year, through practical help in a crisis’, to emotional support when times are hard.

For fundraising tips and challenge ideas please contact: [email protected]
Visit https://www.justgiving.com/themissiontoseafarers to view our fundraising page, and to set up your own page linked to the Mission to seafarers.

The only limit to what you can do in this challenge is your imagination – Time to dip your toe in the water!

Water Challenge Fundraising Ideas

Are you ready to make a splash for Water Challenge 2019?

If so, here are a few fundraising ideas for potential challengers to take into consideration:

  1. A sponsored run, cycle or walk – whether around or along a body or water (along the coast, a river or around a lake)
  2. A long distance swim
  3. A sponsored sailing adventure
  4. A sponsored punt or boat race
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