The Valtos 10k

The Linda Norgrove Foundation has now held six successful 10k events in consecutive years. On 1 October 2016 people took part in the UK, mainland Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, to name a few!

It is a great opportunity for friends and supporters all over the world to get together and remember Linda whilst raising funds for the foundation.

Fundraising ideas!

If you’re looking for ideas for a fundraiser, here are some suggestions to consider:

Recycle your old mobile phones through the 'Afghan Mother and Child' website. All funds raised are currently donated to the Foundation.

Taster classes by a Lewis spinning and weaving group.

Donations made in lieu of wedding, anniversary and birthday gifts.

An afternoon tea and raffle held in the garden of one of our supporters

An art auction of donated artwork was held at the Morven Gallery on the Isle of Lewis.

A performance by musicians from the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.

A feat of endurance which saw Rhoda Bamsey and supporters run and cycle the length of the Western Isles; the equivalent of 6 marathons in 6 days.

An adventurous open-sea swim by the intrepid Jutta Grix-Feldt.

Tractor runs involving vintage vehicles travelling through Lewis and Harris in a day.

An Afghan meal night held in a community centre.