Water-to-Go and Ramblers Walking Holidays Raise over £1000 for Heart and Sole

Water-to-Go and Ramblers Walking Holidays are delighted to have raised over £1000 that will go towards charitable projects and initiatives that Ramblers support. Dave Shanks, Director of Water-to-Go, presented the Heart & Sole team with a cheque for £1,150 as a donation based on the number of Water-to-Go bottles purchased by their clients in 2018.

Ramblers and Heart & Sole

We appreciate that we are in a fortunate position to be able to use our profits to help make a difference to peoples’ lives. Ramblers Walking Holidays have a scheme called Heart & Sole, managed by their office staff, and their aim is to reach the heart of the communities in the countries they visit. Their hope is to make a long term, direct impact on these communities, particularly in less developed countries where even a small amount goes a long way. Heart & Sole will be able to use these funds to continue supporting ventures at home and in the countries they visit around the world.

Heart & Sole offers much-needed support to projects and charities in the UK and overseas, dealing with both large issues such as animal welfare as well as small, and more personal, ventures such as providing schools equipment to village communities. They are currently working with SPANA in Morocco, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue, SOS Children’s Villages in Costa Rica, Cape Verde, Malawi and Morocco.

In South Africa, Heart and Sole support the Royal Drakensberg primary school, in St Lucia a school breakfast club and Andros Routes in Greece. Most recently, they delivered donated items to an orphanage in Tanzania and foster homes in San Jose, Costa Rica. By travelling with Ramblers Walking Holidays, in addition to experiencing the joy of visiting new places, you can help make a difference in these communities.

Seeing the World on Foot with Ramblers

Ramblers Walking Holidays have been providing great value small-group guided holidays in spectacular locations around the globe for 70 years that allow you to discover the essence of the place you are visiting. They are all about seeing the world on foot, offering everything from lowland ambles to high mountain trekking, from short sightseeing walks to challenging long-distance trails.

Ramblers Walking Holidays also want to encourage sustainable practices in the destinations they send their travellers. They are advocates of responsible tourism in accordance with AITO and are extremely aware of the social and environmental impact of travel. By encouraging clients to buy a Water-to-Go bottle, they hope to reduce plastic waste and do their bit for the environment.

The Water-to-Go and Ramblers Partnership

We have been working with Ramblers Walking Holidays for a number of years to help keep their customers healthy and hydrated on their trips. Through our partnership, we have continued to raise money for Heart and Sole. In 2016, Heart & Sole used money donated by Water-to-Go to sponsor the building of a toilet block in Pakistan through an organisation called Toilet Twinning. In December 2017, Water-to-Go were delighted to present Heart & Sole with another cheque for £750 from bottles bought by their clients which has also gone towards their development projects.

We are delighted to be working with such a fantastic company that has a brilliant ethos and that is supporting some life-changing causes. Learn more about Ramblers Walking Holidays and our partnership here.

Heart & Sole Partnership Flushing Away Poverty…

In April 2016, Water-to-Go teamed up with Heart & Sole; a staff led charity managed by Ramblers Worldwide Holidays.

We set up a special discount code offering Ramblers 15% off the Water-to-Go website and for every order, we matched the discount and donated 15% to the Heart & Sole Charity.

Using the donations from the past 3 months, Heart & Sole have been able to sponsor the building of a toilet block in Pakistan through an organisation called Toilet Twinning.

Toilet Twinning works globally to TTw-logo-(4C)-supporting-optionprovide people in the poorest communities on
the planet with a decent toilet, clean water and all the information they need to stay healthy. It’s the key to helping whole communities break free of the poverty trap. To learn more about this amazing charity, click here.

A huge thank you to everyone for getting involved and supporting Heart and Sole. And a special thank you to the Heart and Sole team and everyone at Ramblers Worldwide Holidays for getting the funds where they can make a huge difference in peoples lives.

Our partnership with Heart and Sole has only just begun. Not only can you benefit from a 15% discount on the Water-to-Go website, but 15% of your order will go directly towards funding more fantastic projects all over the world.

Please use code RWH16 at online checkout to receive your 15% off.

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays appreciate that they are in a fortunate position to be able to use their profits to help make a difference to peoples’ lives. Heart & Sole’s aim is to reach the heart of the communities in the countries they visit. For many years their clients have made informal donations to places they visit with them but now, through Heart & Sole, they hope to make more of a long term, direct impact to these communities, particularly in less developed countries where even a small amount goes a long way. Their aim is to include projects in the UK and overseas and include both charities that work with larger issues such as animal welfare as well as small, and more personal, ventures such as providing much needed items to schools and to the communities they visit as part of their holidays. By travelling with them, in addition to experiencing the joy of visiting new places, you can help them make a difference. To see some of other the projects they are supporting, click here.