Sanjay's 500km Challenge for The Fine & Country Foundation

Sanjay's 500km Challenge for The Fine & Country Foundation

Sanjay Gandhi has held the license for Fine & Country York for 18 months and in that time has done an outstanding amount of fundraising for a variety of causes – from support of Meningitis to Cleft Palate treatment. Since the world went into lockdown, Sanjay has been on a personal journey which has led him to this particular challenge of walking 500km.    After contracting Coronavirus in March, being bed-ridden for almost the entire month and ending up in hospital care twice, things were put into perspective for Sanjay and he became determined to recover physically as well as mentally.    Starting out by walking a small distance each day, he was soon at the 600km mark and decided that this personal challenge could also benefit those less fortunate. As of 14th September, Sanjay started his mission in walking 500km with the aim of completing this in roughly three months. Two weeks in and Sanjay’s £1,000 target has already been surpassed, with...

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