Ely Diocesan Mothers' Union

Sponsored virtual cycle ride

Five years ago Jo Wibberley cycled c.700 miles and visited 147 churches in S.Cambridgeshire to publicise the Mothers’ Union. Now housebound due to Covid-19, she plans to replicate this ride at home to raise funds for the central Mothers’ Union, which like many charities is struggling financially.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 1:00 AM, 5 June 2020 to 1:00 AM, 30 September 2020

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (251394)

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  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief
  • ReligiousReligious


  • General Public/HumankindGeneral Public/Humankind


United Kingdom

  • "I was a teacher but with little income and could not support my family; the Lord has blessed me through the women's empowerment programme and now I have a bank account and I am contributing to my children's and family's welfare." - a member in Africa.

    — The Mothers' Union fights agaist poverty and injustice, and tackles family issues.

  • "The boys enjoyed the holiday but the greatest difference was in Mum who looked relaxed for the first time in ages" "The family very much appreciated the purses of pocket money for the children" "You and your team are superstars. I hope you realise what a lovely gift this is for the family".

    — We provide caravan holidays for needy families - "thank you for an amazing holiday"


We are supporting the urgent appeal for funds from the central Mothers' Union to enable them to continue to operate and initiate projects worldwide in support of communities and those most vulnerable. https://www.mothersunion.org/what-we-do/projects/


To provide funds so that projects can be initiated to enable communities to help themselves