fundraiser Steve Fear to stride out in neice's memory
resident and long-standing charity fundraiser Steve Fear is joining
Meningitis Now founder Steve Dayman on a 17-day trek across England
to mark the charity's 30th anniversary.
Fear, who lost his niece to the disease in 1993, has supported the
charity tirelessly for more than two decades through completing
numerous walks and challenges in her name.
their bereavement, the family were supported by charity founder,
Steve Dayman, and the two men formed a friendship which remains
strong to this day. Their first walk together in 1994 was the infamous
847 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats.
year, to mark the charity's 30th anniversary, the pair will walk
the length of England, stopping at towns and villages which spell
out the word 'meningitis' and meeting supporters and people affected
by the disease along the way.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Meningitis Now has done so much for
families touched by this awful disease over the past 30 years, and
I want to walk with Steve Dayman to show my support of everything
he and the charity have achieved."
journey starts this Saturday (8th October) in Morpeth near Gateshead,
will finish thirty years to the day that The Meningitis Trust was
formed on Monday 24th October in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.
support them by making a donation to Meningitis Now click
here. For support and advice on meningitis call the Meningitis
Now Helpline on 0808 80 10 388.
Steve with his wife Janette after a fundraising walk in 2011