Strathcarron Hospice seeking volunteers for Virtual Kiltwalk event

A Falkirk district charity which cares for those with life-limiting conditions is appealing for volunteers to take part in this year’s Virtual Kiltwalk.

Thursday, 14th January 2021, 4:45 pm

With more than £12,900 required every day to keep its services running, Strathcarron Hospice is hopeful those looking to raise money for a worthy cause will don some tartan and a pair of walking boots to support the Fankerton facility.

The national Kiltwalk fundraiser was held online for the first time in 2020 following the coronavirus outbreak.

The event will again take place remotely in 2021 – over the weekend of April 23-25 – with walkers encouraged to set their own route.

Falkirk residents Barbara Bryceland, Chris Judge and Jean Barr were among those who took part in the Virtual Kiltwalk Weekend 2020. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Organisers have vowed to top up fundraisers’ donations for Strathcarron by a whopping 50 per cent.

Entrants can either register directly via the Kiltwalk website and pay their own entry fee or sign up for a free Strathcarron Hospice charity place on its website (minimum sponsorship applies).

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