We are delighted to share the news that Reuben’s Retreat are the official charity for the inaugural Knutsford 10K for 2020! Our runners can run for Reuben’s Retreat to support the charity with fundraising and raise awareness.
Reuben’s Retreat is a charity that was born in memory of Reuben Michael Graham who tragically passed away in August 2012, aged just 23 months.
ABOUT REUBEN’S RETREAT
Desperate to ensure Reuben’s short but precious life was not in vain, Reuben’s Mummy Nicola started the charity to help other families walking a similar path. Reuben’s Retreat will be a home-from-home for families bereaved of a child and for children with life limiting or threatening conditions and their parents and siblings
Reuben’s Retreat walk side-by-side with individuals to whole families so they are not alone, providing support that is specific to their needs including therapeutic activities, counselling, drop-in and peer support groups, plus fun times, memory making and short breaks.
Reuben’s Retreat is a charity in memory of a beautiful little boy…
MISSION – To relieve the distress of families who have suffered the bereavement of a child or have a child suffering from a life limiting/threatening illness.
VISION – Walking side-by-side, offering emotional and practical support to families bereaved of a child or those that have a life limited/threatened child and may face an uncertain future. Enabling them to create memories cocooned in the sanctuary of Reuben’s Retreat underpinned by our army of love and compassionate hearts.
REUBEN’S LEGACY – ‘a place to Relax, Recharge, Remember, Rebuild, built on an army of love and compassion’.
HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT REUBEN’S RETREAT
When signing up for the Knutsford Spring 10K on Sunday 19th April, tick the charity box if you would like to fundraise for Reuben’s Retreat and receive more information about the charity. Reuben’s Retreat will be in touch with further information and fundraising instructions. If you have already entered the race and not selected YES to running for Reuben’s Retreat, you can edit your entry; find your original email confirmation, click the “edit my entry” button, go to the charity question and select “YES”.
If you cannot find your original email confirmation please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a request to re-send the confirmation and for which race.
Entries for the race are still available here: https://www.runnorthwest.co.uk/
On race day the team from Reuben’s Retreat will be with us at Race HQ to raise awareness of their charity, they will also have some merchandise available to purchase and some fun activities. Do stop by to see the stall and perhaps give a donation.
If you’d like to know more about the charity, how you can support/donate or are in need of support, please get in touch:
Telephone: 01457 680 023