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Wherever the Need

We work to alleviate poverty by building life-saving ecosan-toilets

Wherever the Need

Unbelievably, 2.6 billion people don’t have access to a toilet.  Without toilets sewage pollutes drinking water spreading illness and disease.  Those most affected are among the world’s poorest, often sick, unable to work or attend school, remaining trapped in a cycle of poverty.

A child dies every 17 seconds from a sanitation-related illness – we’re working hard to change that.

The ‘Bath Half’ as it’s affectionately known, is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK.  Over the years, our bath Half Teams have raised thousands of ££’s providing hundreds of the poorest people living in India and Sierra Leone with ecosan toilets and clean water.

Why join our team?  Wherever the Need is a Bath based charity operating globally – we are one of the biggest providers of ecosan toilets in the developing world.  Running for a charity is an amazing thing to do.  Knowing your run has helped others, gives a huge boost to the satisfaction you’ll feel when finishing the race.  The Bath Half is an ideal event for first timers or seasoned athletes, the course is fast and flat.

How much do you need to raise?  We provide our runners with a FREE ENTRY guaranteed charity place.  For these places we ask you to pledge to raise a minimum of £250.  Remember…set your sights high from the start and ask family, friends, colleagues to chip in!

Our support:  We will send you a joiners pack:

–  A Wherever the Need T-shirt
–  Fundraising advice (help and support setting up a fundraising page)
–  Training Tips – try this 10 week plan
–  Healthy recipes to help you make the most of your challenge
–  Encouragement and support with regular emails/Facebook and Twitter updates

On the day:  The Wherever the Need team will be there on the day to support and cheer you on!  Join us at our post-race meeting point for refreshments and photos.

Get Involved! If you would like to join our ‘Vitality Bath Half’ team or need more information, then please call and speak to Becky Moorcroft on 01225 723673 or send an email to becky@wherevertheneed.org.uk