Poppa Jim has BIG plans for 2022

On behalf of Charlene’s Project I wish to thank all those good people who supported me on my recent 180km cycle in aid of Charlene’s Project to help build a school which they so badly need in Uganda. We raised over £8,000 which was a terrific result for all concerned. As for me it was […]

Donate in lieu of Christmas Presents

Would you and your family and friends consider forgoing Christmas presents this year and make a donation in lieu of presents to help us raise the money to build the Secondary School in Uganda for children who otherwise won’t get to school? Thanks. https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/uganda-christmas As Christmas approaches we are asking for donations to help us […]

Poppa Jim completes his “My Life Cycle” on 11th anniversary of Charlene’s death

On 30th October, the 11th anniversary of Charlene’s death, Charlene’s Poppa completed his 181.1km “My Life Cycle” to raise funds for the Secondary School Project that Charlene’s Project has begun in Uganda. Poppa Jim has been retracing his life by covering the miles between the different places he has lived on his exercise bike in […]

MCB Senior Girls Hockey support Charlene’s Project

A huge thank you to the Methody Senior Girls Hockey Team who are continuing their sponsorship of Charlene’s Project for the second consecutive season. The money raised will make such a difference for the lives of girls in Uganda. A huge thank you to all involved and we wish you a very successful season. Bethany […]

Sunday Life features Poppa Jim’s “My Life Cycle”

Thank you #SundayLife #belfasttelegraph for covering Poppa Jim’s amazing efforts to support the Secondary School Project. He is Northern Ireland’s answer to the late Captain Tom Moore, a 95-year-old world war veteran taking on an amazing challenge for charity. Co Down’s Jim Copeland can barely walk but on his exercise bike, he is steadily cycling […]

Jim has passed half way mark

Charlene’s Poppa, aged 95, has passed the halfway mark in his 180km “My Life Cycle” and raised almost £2,000 in the process. He is retracing all the places he has lived. From Lurgan he has travelled virtually on his bicycle to Waringstown, Bangor and is now on route to Dungannon, Killyman and will finish in […]

Jim’s progress

Slow but steady progress continuing and virtually on the Springhill Road, Dollingstown on way to Magheralin and then onto Moira. A long road ahead. Thanks to everyone who has supported me through donating to Charlenes Project. https://gofund.me/1d7fd4d1