Joint meeting with Stonehouse

Wed 1st April 2020 at 19.00 - 21.30

Bernie Hollywood, OBE, See the exiting details below.


Joint Meeeting with Stroud Rotary, hosted by Stonehouse

Wed 1st April 2020 at 19.00 - 21.30

Bernie Hollywood, OBE, See the exiting details below.

In 1987 Bernie lost his mother and father and in honour of their lives he raised £200. And that was the start of a philanthropic journey. Today he is:

  • A Trustee of the Turing Trust
  • An Advisory Board Member of Good Box Company
  • An Advisory Board Member of World Merit
  • An Advisory Board Member of The School for Social Entrepreneurs
  • An Ambassador for Save The Children
  • An Ambassador for Barnardos
  • An Ambassador for the Wallace and Gromit Charity

All of these organisations are involved with improving the lives of children

If that wasn’t enough, he is the creator of Merchant Giving – a donation service which connects business to charity. He supports four schools in developing areas in Kenya and he recently built the first solar powered classroom in the Rift Valley. He has been responsible for water projects in Kenya. He is also involved with a school in Nepal.

Bernie is a man whose money raising exploits include:

  • Running over 150 marathons worldwide including 41 consecutive marathons in 20 days.  A WORLD RECORD.
  • He has run the Marathon de Sables – 160 miles, six-day, self-sufficient race across the Sahara Desert
  • He has cycled from the Pacific to the Caribbean – 3,000 miles across America…...in 14 days
  • He has cycled from the UK to Africa…...and back
  • He has climbed Mt Kilimanjaro
  • He has climbed to base camp on Mt Everest
  • He has walked across the Sahara
  • And he has been to the North and South Poles
  • He had presented at the United Nations

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