Nye, 10, raises £600 for Centrepoint

Salisbury Journal: Nye Doherty Nye Doherty

A TEN-YEAR-OLD boy from Salisbury has raised £600 to help young homeless people.

Nye Doherty, who has hypermobile joints, challenged himself to run 10k on a treadmill in stages last month.

He raised £600 for Centrepoint, which provides housing and support for more than 1,000 young people every year, helping them into work and a home of their own.

Nye said: “I wanted to challenge myself to do this because Centrepoint is a great charity with an excellent mission – helping homeless young people. I thought this was very important at Christmas. I am amazed that I raised so much and would like to thank everyone who donated.”

The money he raised is equivalent to 120 hot meals or 24 beds and a meal on Christmas day.

To donate, visit justgiving.com/Aneurin-Doherty.

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