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My eldest daughter Tilly and I are running The London Marathon together this coming April. We have been running partners since Tilly’s little legs would carry her. Tilly is 25 I am 51, she runs a bit faster than me and will drag me along for a while, but I have the experience of marathons and hopefully that will level things out and maybe I will be the one using this experience to keep us going at the pace to get us a decent time. We do like to run not jog!

Importantly we are raising money for Oxfam, with my background in starting off selling second hand clothing on Camden Market 30 years (much of it sourced from Oxfam ) and both Tilly and I’s love of vintage, what better choice of charity is there. Tilly is also going to gift her time to designing the official running shirt for the Oxfam runners & support team.

A bit about what your donation means to Oxfam.

Poverty isn't inevitable, it's just plain wrong. That's why Oxfam fights poverty at its roots. From life-saving emergency responses to life-changing development projects and campaigning.

What Oxfam does:

  • Humanitarian assistance: Oxfam responds quickly to emergencies like the Haiti earthquake, flooding in Pakistan and the East Africa Food Crisis - providing life-saving essentials like safe water and hygiene kits.
  • Development: Oxfam funds long-term work that allows local people to use their own ideas and determination to fight poverty in thousands of communities worldwide.
  • Campaigning: Poverty isn’t just about lack of resources. In a wealthy world it’s about bad decisions made by powerful people. Oxfam campaigns hard, putting pressure on leader’s for real lasting change.

Below are some examples of how Oxfam might use the money you donate.

£14 could buy a hygiene kit.
Simple stuff like soap, a bucket and cotton wool keeps deadly diseases like cholera at bay during emergencies.

£25 could pay for a goat.
Goats provide much needed milk to drink and sell, fertiliser for crops and kids to take to market.

£30 could buy farming tools.
Providing a farmer and their family with everything to plough, sow and harvest will help them become self-sufficient.

£50 is enough to build a latrine.
Latrines can bring dignity to families in refugee camps and can stop the spread of deadly diseases. 

 

 

Raising money for

Oxfam

Oxfam

Charity Registration No. 202918

Oxfam is a vibrant global movement of dedicated people fighting poverty. From saving lives and developing projects that put poor people in charge of their lives and livelihoods, to campaigning for change that lasts. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SCO 039042).

Donations 71

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BIG WELL DONE TO YOU BOTH! Tilly - what an amazing effort after all you had to experience on the day. We're so impressed.

Donation by Ed & Di Matthews-Gentle on 08/05/13

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Nice one little dog.

Donation by Dirrdy Dog on 01/05/13

£15.00

+ £3.75 Gift Aid

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Well done Tilly and Wayne! Hope those knees heal up soon Tilly - nice Epsom Salt baths will do it : ) XXX

Donation by sarah cotgrove on 24/04/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Well done Tilly & Wayne, YOU SMASHED IT!! Very proud and much respect x

Donation by Maz Phiri on 22/04/13

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Good luck hope you both smash it!!! x

Donation by fergus harrington on 21/04/13

£20.00

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Well done! Think of the succulent beer after. xxxx

Donation by Emma Noble on 21/04/13

£5.00

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Well done!

Donation by James Astin-Kilgallon on 21/04/13

£50.00

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Donation by Anonymous on 21/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Wayne & Tilly from all at Coca-Cola! Wayne - looking forward to seeing you on the 7th

Donation by Liz Lowe on 21/04/13

£250.00

+ £62.50 Gift Aid

Donation by frances astin on 20/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by charlotte ahsworth on 20/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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All the best Team Hemingway and Oxfam, we will be cheering loudly from Glasgow!

Donation by Catherine Murtagh, The Dollshouse on 20/04/13

£10.00

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GOOD LUCK. LOVE YOU X X

Donation by corey hemingway on 20/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good Luck, Team Hemingway!

Donation by Noah Bernard on 19/04/13

$30.00

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Best of luck from sunny Margate! x

Donation by Sarah Vickery on 18/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Run Tilly Run!! good luck to you both! xx

Donation by Grace & Matt on 17/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck to you both! see you soon, Stuart and Jocasta

Donation by stuart indge and Jocasta Allwood on 17/04/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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All the best for Sunday, you'll be great. Lots of stretching afterwards...yes?!! xx

Donation by Camilla and Tom on 17/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Best of luck team Hemingway. You are also my heros.

Donation by GREGORY HEWITT on 17/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good Luck! From the Team at Seven

Donation by Seven Publishing Ltd on 17/04/13

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by clive jessup on 17/04/13

£100.00

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You guys are my heros.

Donation by Jack Hemingway on 16/04/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Run like the wind! Good luck.

Donation by Gordon Young on 16/04/13

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Run like a BOSS!!!!! x

Donation by Araceli Camargo on 16/04/13

£10.00

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Good luck and 'enjoy'?

Donation by Cyndi Rhoades on 15/04/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£5,485.03
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£5,485.03
  • Gift Aid£1,154.51

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