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Ilford runners take part in charity challenge raising £25,000 for hospitals

PUBLISHED: 10:00 16 June 2020

The Pingalwara Charitable Society UK presents the cheque to Ealing Hospital. Picture: Manjit Singh

The Pingalwara Charitable Society UK presents the cheque to Ealing Hospital. Picture: Manjit Singh

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Runners from Ilford helped a charity complete 1,000 miles to raise more than £25K for NHS hospitals.

The Pingalwara Charitable Society UK held the Pingalwara NHS Challenge to commemorate Bhagat Puran Singh ji’s (Pingalwara Amritsar) birthday.

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The runners from Ilford were Manjit Singh, Ajit Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Aruna Polthel, Naresh Polthel, Jaswinder Flora, Kulvinder Kaur, Gursharan Kaur, Paviter Singh, Kulwant Singh and Sukhveer Singh.

It involved collectively running 1,000 miles from May 5 to June 4.

Bhagat Puran Singh Ji dedicated his life to selfless service and supported people with disabilities, mental health and housed homeless and vunerable people.

Manjit Singh said: “Although we exceeded the £25,000 we set, we gave the money to Ealing hospital who will buy a cardiology machine alongside necessary tools which will be used between six hospitals in London. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who donated and took part in this challenge during these unprecedented times.”


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