Help Peg save The Beast of Perran

£12,285 of £12,000 goal

Raised by 778 people in 6 months
Created August 18, 2017
Those of you who know Peg will know he is a van-lifer.  The Beast is his home year round and the all-important space for this Dad with his family.

Funds have dried up for the current project (new box and van for a home improvement project) and as a result he will be homeless if additional funds can't be raised to complete it.  Unforeseen cirumstances have meant that the last of the money is no longer available.  

The Beast is a Perranporth landmark and even features on this year's village map. It is a regular sight around Aggie and further afield such as The Severn Bore with the Muddy Brothers to other countries such as Norway.

A popular C4 small space design and build programme has been following the new build.  Several design suggestions have been implemented along with Peg's unique style.

Other than riding stormy swells at Aggie that most of us wouldn't dream of attempting, Peg is always first to sign up to anything supporting his favourite charities or promoting Adaptive Sports.  Peg has climbed Kilimanjaro, run the Olympic torch, completed the Virgin London Marathon several times and represented his Country in the ISA World Adaptive Surf Championships (coming a very creditable 5th)! He even has his own beer and been the subject of an award-winning short film, he's that much of a legend!

Peg's always been the first to help many of us with our own VW's and various camper issues. 

The funds raised will help Peg to retain his home, complete this project and keep the van on the road for years to come.  Any funds raised surplus to requirements will be donated to help fund the UK Team at the ISA World Adaptive Surf Championships 2017.

This guy gives so much of his time to support others, it would be nice to see that paid forward. He'd never consider asking himself and was utterly mortified when I suggested this, hence I'm asking on his behalf.  So please consider donating the cost of a pint (or more) and share this page on your social media.

When you're next in Perranporth, do look out for Peg at The Waterfront.  He'll be more than happy to let you take that selfie with The Beast!

thank you xx
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Peg has been somewhat overwhelmed with friend requests to his personal Facebook Page.

We ask that you follow him on his ‘Pegleg Bennett’s Transporter Travels’ page please. I’m sure you all
understand that he’d prefer to keep his personal page for friends and family.

Thank you! The link is below;

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Peg and I had a chat this morning and we’ve amended the target posted here to reflect George’s comments in the programme. Hopefully this will avoid any confusion!

Thank you all for your incredible support, messages and generous donations! We are so sincerely grateful!
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Morning Everyone!

Wow what an incredible night! Peg was shakka stoked at how well the programme came across and rendered utterly speechless when all the donations came pouring in! Trust me that rarely happens! Facebook and Twitter have all gone nuts and this page alone has had over 1k shares.

He has asked me to update you all with a
M A S S I V E T H A N K Y OU for your kindness and the generous donations. He wishes he could send you all a personal thank you but he's literally drowning in emails and messages (not surf!).

We will be able to upload some more images of the Beast II shortly but most importantly, thanks to you, Dave the Mechanic got the 'go go go' text last night!

Don't forget you have all been entered into the draw to win a weekend in the Beast (includes transfers from bus, train or airport locally). Peg will cook for you and there's some surf coaching thrown in too. This is for up to 4 people!

It won't be long before Bluebell is back on the road with her Dad!

Meanwhile, thank you again all - you're utter superstars!

Emma xx

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Thank you to all who have donated. It's so sincerely appreciated. We have raised nearly £1000 so far so please share on your social media and let's see if we can hit this first amazing milestone for Peg. xx
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Raised by 778 people in 6 months
Created August 18, 2017
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