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Saturday 06 April 2024

Trio To Run This Weekend's Brighton Marathon For Local Homelessness Charity

Three runners, including a formerly homeless man, are teaming up to run the Brighton Marathon this Sunday – 7th April – in support of homelessness charity Sussex Emmaus.

Joseph, who was previously homeless, is now a resident at Emmaus, living at its Portslade community home and is running to raise money for the charity. Sussex Emmaus is home to fifty-seven residents (known as Companions).

Emmaus supports people who have experienced homelessness by offering them a home, individual support and meaningful work opportunities in the charity's social enterprise.

Max Blackburn & James Malburn, two of Sussex Emmaus' supporters are also running the marathon to raise money for the charity.

Max said 

"By fundraising for Emmaus, I hope to contribute to their efforts to support individuals who have experienced homelessness.  

"I am inspired by the resilience and determination of the companions working hard to rebuild their lives. 

"Running the Brighton Marathon is a personal challenge, but knowing that my efforts support such an important cause motivates me!"

Karen Chapman, Chief Executive at Sussex Emmaus, said

"We are very proud to have three runners representing and fundraising for us in the Brighton Marathon this Sunday. 

"It will really give the whole charity a boost and help us in our mission to tackle homelessness through meaningful, long-term solutions."

The Brighton Marathon Weekend aims to be an event that offers something for everyone by being engaging, welcoming and inclusive. 

You can donate to Joseph's fundraiser here: https://localgiving.org/fundraising/JosephBrightonMarathon2024/

You can donate to Max's appeal here:

You can donate to James's appeal here:

by: Mike Cobley




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