Remembrance Sunday walk raises more than £3,000 for charity

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and...

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and Bassingbourn to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Picture: SCO - Credit: Archant

A Hitchin-based company took part in a charity walk through North Herts and South Cambs on Remembrance Sunday to raise money for the Royal British Legion.

Darren Yeend, who organised the socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and Bassingbourn to...

Darren Yeend, who organised the socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and Bassingbourn to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Picture: SCO - Credit: Archant

A Hitchin-based company took part in a charity walk through North Herts and South Cambs on Remembrance Sunday, to raise money for the Royal British Legion.

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing walked 27.2 miles from Aston House in Stevenage’s Yeomans Drive, through Hitch Wood and onto the Steeple Morden airfield memorial, before finishing at Bassingbourn Barracks.

Declan Shilton, chief executive of Step Change Outsourcing, and event organiser Darren Yeend on the charity walk. Picture:...

Declan Shilton, chief executive of Step Change Outsourcing, and event organiser Darren Yeend on the charity walk. Picture: SCO - Credit: Archant

The socially-distanced walk, which was organised by employee Darren Yeend, took in sites which played a role during the Second World War.

Having set an initial fundraising target for £1,500, the group surpassed their own expectations and raised more than £3,000 for the charity.

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and...

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and Bassingbourn to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Picture: SCO - Credit: Archant

The company was particularly keen to raise money for the Royal British Legion due to the lack of fundraising opportunities this year because of COVID-19. To donate go to https://www.justgiving.com/team/stepchangeoutsourcing

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and...

Staff from Step Change Outsourcing went on a socially-distanced walk through Stevenage, Hitchin, Steeple Morden and Bassingbourn to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Picture: SCO - Credit: Archant


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