Papua Partners would like to thank everyone for their continued and much valued support.
Sally Mavin – Etape Loch Ness, 29th April 2018
Congratulations to Sally for completing the gruelling Loch Ness Etape – a 66 mile cycle, with 1,000m climb, around this iconic loch and raising over £200!
Rob’s Brighton Marathon, 15th April 2018
Congratulations to Rob Phillips, who completed the Brighton Marathon in a fantastic 3 hours 54 minutes and 47 seconds and raised well over £1,000 for Papua Partners!
Quiz Night – March 2018
Many thanks to Grant for organising another fantastic Quiz Night and fish and chip supper – with excellent questions and puzzles from Malcolm! Great fun was had by all and the evening raised an amazing £3,030!
Thank you so much to all who came for their very generous support.
Quiz Night – June 2017
A fantastic evening raising £2,500! Many thanks to all involved in organising this fun event.
WESTfest – July 2017
Many thanks for WESTfest for donating a share of the raffle proceeds, raising over £600!
Alison’s Garden Party with Southdown Camerata – July 2017
Thank you, Alison, for hosting this lovely event, bringing the community together and raising £575 from donations and the sale of tea and cakes!
Papua Partners Fortnight 1st to 16th October 2016
A huge thank you to all our friends and supporters who abseiled, danced, swam, walked, baked, hunted treasure and generously donated to raise over £22,000 during Papua Partners Fortnight. What a way to celebrate 10 years in Papua! Thank you!
Bring & Share Supper
Barn Dance & Hog Roast
Abseil at Epsom Downs Racecourse
Thank you also to all the families who turned out in the pouring rain to take part in the ‘Papua-mon Go’ Treasure Hunt, to those that baked cakes too!
Well done to the amazing Active8 swimmers, Tim, Matthew, Jana, Harry, Jason, Tess, Hannah and Mary, for raising money in their sponsored swim. Thank you all!
Six Mole Hills Challenge
Thank you to all walkers who braved the elements to complete a 26 mile walk (in the rain!) on 7th November 2015, raising over £3,500!
Fifty percent of the proceeds from the raffle at the Westcott village fair were donated to Papua Partners.
125 mile Kayak Race
Huge thanks to Matt Wilkes and Kieron Blackburn kayaked non-stop from Devizes to Westminster, taking part in this race two years in a row (April 2014 and April 2015) and completing the 125 mile course in 21 hours, 47 minutes and 3 seconds and 21 hours, 49 minutes and 4 seconds respectively! They raised over £1,250 for Papua Partners.
Peter’s Sky Dive
Wow! Peter Trenier’s brave sky dive in November 2014 raised over £7,000!
Pilgrims Way Bike Ride
The Pilgrims Way Bike Ride (a 145 mile off-road event) held on 11th to 13th June 2010 raised a staggering £12,000.
Our thanks and appreciation goes to Stuart Glass and all the bike riders on the day that chose to support our work in Paupa. Riding 145 miles, mostly off road, in 2 days is a testing challenge (especially Grant and Hugh who rode a tandem!). So once again, a huge thank you to everyone who participated and helped us raise these much needed funds.
Lynn’s London Marathon 2010
Lynn Mansfield is a veteran of 14 marathons. She had not intended to run this year due to personal ill health and the loss of her Mum. However, encouraged by the idea of running for Papua Partners and with only 3 weeks training, Lynn ran one of her fastest times ever and raised almost £2,000 for Papua Partners.
Holy Trinity Church
The congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Westcott once again dug deep for Papua and raised £5,000.In February 2010, Papua Partners gave a presentation of the work and achievements of our local team in Papua to the congregation of Holy Trinity Church Westcott. The presentation was in full video which gave the congregation more idea of the Papuan people and the challenges they face. Our immensely valued congregation raised a staggering total of £5,000 (including Gift Aid).
A West African Adventure for Papua Partners
In January 2010, Peter England rode his motorbike 4000 miles through The Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo and Benin, and raised over £2,300 for Papua Partners.
A Coast to Coast Donation
Julia and Alex Castle walk coast to coast across Scotland raising a much needed £1,000.
In June 2009, a local young couple Julia and Alex Castle walked from coast to coast across Scotland through some of the most spectacular scenery in all of Britain. Papua Partners would like to thank Julia and Alex for their huge contribution and for raising over £1,000 for our work in Papua.
An Evening with Urban Voices at St. Mary’s Church, Bramshott
The evening raised £150 for Papua Partners.
St Mary’s, Bramshott hosted a Gospel evening with Urban Voices raising money and profile for Papua Partners on the 23rd June, 2007. Many people who attended the event were unsure of what to expect, but the feedback from everyone who attended was tremenous.
“Thank you so much for your warmth and for welcoming us. We loved our day out and your community are very welcoming. We would love to come back if you would invite us to in the future.”
We are proud to say that raising money and profile for Papua Partners is a mission of St Mary’s, Bramshott and Church Centre, Liphook.