John and Sally Bercow will be joining hundreds of Stonewall supporters on the ninth annual Brighton Equality Walk on Bank Holiday Sunday 6 May. The 10k Walk raises funds for Stonewall’s Education for All programme, which helps schools tackle homophobia so they’re safe and supportive for children from all families.
The Bercows have a long history of supporting gay equality and Stonewall. Sally Bercow completed a parachute jump for the charity in October 2010, raising nearly £2,000 for Stonewall’s work in schools. The couple also attended Stonewall’s Equality Dinner on 29 March this year, which raised nearly £400,000 for anti-homophobia work. John and Sally have set up a JustGiving page for people who wish to support them, at https://www.justgiving.com/JohnSallyBercow.
John and Sally will join celebrity hosts Jane Hazlegrove (Casualty) and Harry Derbidge (TOWIE) at the Equality Walk’s starting line. Over 500 Walkers took part in 2011, raising over £50,000. Hundreds of people have already registered for this year’s event, which is supported by American Express.
Stonewall Deputy Chief Executive Laura Doughty said: ‘We’re delighted that John and Sally will be joining us for this year’s Brighton Equality Walk. It’s is an incredibly important event for Stonewall and our supporters, helping raise money that really does make life much better for gay young people.’
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