News: Shelford, Madagascar, and Hovercraft?

John Greaves recently delivered a fascinating and challenging talk updating the Kaleidoscope group on the work of Hoveraid: Because so much of Madagascar cannot be reached by car, boat or aeroplane HoverAid uses hovercraft (hence the name) to conduct its relief work – reaching the unreachable. We also learnt that… Madagascar is larger than California;…

Isla’s lockdown challenge

Isla’s Challenge for HoverAid   Isla and her mum Emma decided to fundraise for HoverAid by going the extra mile and walking miles around Cambridge every day dressed as Disney characters – and they’ve raised a fantastic £900 which will support our vital work in Madagascar. Thank you Isla and Emma – you’re amazing. Here’s…

Charity Abseil April 6th 2019

Abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit (6th April 2019) So what’s it all about? Fact 1: You know more about what happens in the film “Madagascar” than you do about the real people who live there. Fact 2: 92% of the population live under the poverty line in Madagascar. Fact 3: Hoveraid have spent the few…

Charity Abseil October 2018

Abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit (October 2018) A combination of inclement weather and coincidence, meant that the first weekend in October was extremely busy for us, as we first attempted to abseil off the Arcellor Mittal Orbit, on the Saturday and then flew the River Rover 308 at Milton Country Park on the Sunday! A…

Hover-Ride: June 24th & 25th 2017!

HoverAid Hover-Ride: June 24th & 25th 2017! SIGN UP HERE Sign up from £50pp. This includes Cycle hire, hovercraft travel and camping as well as all food, support and logistics for the weekend. The 72 mile round the Isle challenge carefully paced over 2 days is a fun, fit way to fundraise for HoverAid! All information…