Chesterfield schoolgirl raises thousands of pounds to help the homeless with sponsored skip

A generous schoolgirl has raised more than £2,000 to help the homeless in Chesterfield after she took part in a week-long sponsored skip.

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 7:00 am

Eva-Mae Lomas, of Old Whittington, skipped non-stop for 30 minutes every day last week in aid of Pathways of Chesterfield.

After the charity challenge, the six-year-old said: “I’m tired but I’m really happy that the homeless people will have new warm clothes and food.”

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Well done to Eva-Mae Lomas!

Her mum Becky said: “Eva-Mae is only six but she has so much empathy and concern for others.

“We’re all so proud of her – she’s such a selfless little girl.

“Her fundraiser went amazingly – she did so well.

“Every penny means an awful lot to Pathways – and we’d like to say thank you to everyone who has donated.”

There is still time for people to sponsor Eva-Mae via her JustGiving page at

For more information about Pathways, visit

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