A huge amount of time and effort given to charity, in main Hospice Care over the past twenty years. £100,000 raise through a variety of activities predominantly sponsored cycle rides. Sue is 63 years old and keeps herself fit enough to do these fundraising activities. Sue is a role model amongst her colleagues for her colleagues for her support and hard work for charity and she is well know in the community for her effort and commitment given consistently over a long period of time. I think that Sue deserves to be recognised for all this compassion and generosity. As well as enjoying a variety of sports herself, Sue is a strong supporter of the value of sport in society and health and I know that an award connected to the London 2012 Olympics would mean so much to her.
Sue has carried out volunteering work for Hospice Care for twenty year, originally helping out with street collections, counting funds and collecting door to door in the annual Hospice Care week. Since 2007, Sue has taken part in 7 cycle challenges; the first in Sardinia cycling coast; three 55 miles rides over Dartmoor and three 60 mile challenges around Devon. To be fit enough to take part in these challenges, Sue trains 4 times a week (approx 5 hours). Sue is 63 years old and admired by many for her effort and contribution. Through these activities, she has herself raised £10,000 in addition to the collections. For a numbers of years, sue has also worked in her own time for the Society of Vincent De Paul, a charity that cares for anyone who has fallen on hard times. This included helping out with homeless at Christmas. In addition, Sue used to visit a lady who had tried to commit suicide and was in a wheelchair. Sue and her husband took her to Cornwall for a holiday. Regrettably, she has since passed away. All of this has been achieved in Sue's own time.
I have been in touch with the Hospice who has confirmed that Sue raised £10,000. This money has provided two patients with 10 days each in t