THE CYCLING NURSE

Raising much needed funds for Doctors Without Borders (MSF / Medicins sans Frontieres)

MSF

Supplying Medical Aid Where It Is Needed Most

It is easy to write inspiring words to define an organisation’s mission – it is much harder to put those principles in to practice. At the core of MSF’s identity is a commitment to independence, neutrality and impartiality.

These ideals have driven every aspect of our work – from medical care and logistics to finance and communications – since MSF was established in 1971.

Our commitment to these principles, and the impact of the organisation built on them, was recognised in 1999 when MSF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

I am raising much-needed funds for MSF.

How Can You Help Us

Run an event, invite me to speak or donate …

Our Fundraising team is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care to our supporters, without whom MSF’s work would simply not be possible.

In recent years, your support has enabled MSF to significantly expand our programmes in the field, reach more people in need, respond faster to emergencies, broaden the range of medical services we provide and improve the quality of our medical care.

We are committed to expanding our reach in the years to come, and your support is the foundation of this.

Fundraisers like you are vital. Without your support, we wouldn’t be able to provide life-saving medical care where it’s needed most, so we want to do whatever we can to support you.

Your donation matters: 100 percent of our donations come from people like you, and 84 percent is spent on helping people who need it most.

On any day there are some 31,000 inspiring doctors, nurses, logisticians and other project staff working for MSF overseas. They save lives in the most extreme places, offering hope and care to people facing disasters.

When they’ve returned home, many of them are happy to share their stories and talk about the reality of life working for MSF.

If you’d like to request a speaker for an event, fill in the form below and we’ll do our best to help. We are charity fundraisers for MSF but my partner has worked in the Ebola clinics of Sierra Leone, South Sudan and others for MSF.

Welcome to our online resources for schools. Here you can find information about MSF UK for use in the classroom.

We are the world’s leading independent medical humanitarian aid organisation working in over 60 countries around the world. We provide emergency medical aid in countries affected by warnatural disasters, or disease. MSF has developed a number of resources for teachers and students from across the UK who want to know more about our work.

Working with teachers and a subject association MSF has developed a series of multi-media teaching and learning materials for A level BiologyA level GeographyFrench and Spanish language study. Can we come to your school and speak?

OUR MISSION

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Denville, NJ to New York City, NY baby! 

Day 71 48 Miles  We made it! Exhausted but VERY proud of ourselves. The girl did well! The boy didn't do too badly either.  You came along for the ride and WE ALL had an amazing time.  Our ride from Denville was in part hectic! Cycling on highway 46 alongside...

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Hamburg to Bethlehem,PA.

Day 69 33  Miles  Our morning started in out in a damp tent. As soon as I opened the zip on the tent water dripped on my head.  Tentatively, I crept out because the spiders are huge here! Just last night one ran over the top of the tent. You couldn't miss him. I gave...

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Woods 6 miles East of Shamokin to Hamburg, PA 

Day 68 45 Miles  The first thing to greet me this morning was a bug! He was HUGE and appeared to be having a flipping good time in our tent.  These guys (bugs) sang all night and they sent me into a lullaby slumber.  Back to the bug. Andy got a nudge to sort him out-...

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Woodward to Some Woods 6 miles East of Shamokin,PA

Day 67 60 miles  I woke up puffy eyed and a little damp but ready for a days ride. Eric gave us a call of 'Are you up ' from outside our tent.  We had breakfast together with Eric and Mary-Ellen, Eric cooked and made me a cup of tea which was amazing. I'm not use to...

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Altoona to Woodward,PA 

Day 66 65 Miles After a great night Daisy was packed up because today the bikes were heading to the city. Water and snacks included. Our fan (s) are lining the streets. We called him Ray.  The sunflowers filled the field with colour.  On route the armish people sold...

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Vitondale to Altoona, Pennsylvania 

Day 65 40 Hilly Miles We packed up and shipped out early this morning and made our way back on the ghost town trail, Cycling towards Nanty Glo.   This was just 6 miles down the road trail from our camp. The idea of going here was to have some breakfast and take a look...

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Ray’s house to Vitondale, Pennsylvania 

Day 64  59 Miles  Our morning began with the sun rising over Ray's garden. His little piece of heaven.  After breakfast together we said our goodbyes and Ray gave me a big hug, and said if you come back this way again to call in on him. I'm going to miss Ray.  Back on...

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Cambridge, Ohio to Triadelphia, West Virginia State no 10

69 miles  Day 62  We woke up to heavy fog and a mystical view in front of us, as we overlooked the beautiful and peaceful landscape.  Quickly packing the tent away so as to get on the road, we had our concerns because our tent was soaking wet.  However, the sun soon...

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Lancaster to Cambridge, Ohio 

Day 61  62 Miles  First off, I'm back on form! I must have slept for over ten hours and woke up ready for pedaling. Note to self - MUST drink more fluids.  The sun doesn't take any prisoners 🌞‼️ Today started out by heading north  east, on our old faithful...

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Washington to Lancaster, Ohio – not feeling good today. 

51 Miles  Day 60  Unfortunately I really wasn't feeling it today. I woke up feeling unwell but tried my best to cycle through it.  With a dizzy head, headache and feeling nauseated , Daisy (my bike) and I relied on Andy and Wiggo (Andys bike) to show us the way.  We...

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