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Hi my name is Adam Walker and I am a Sales Controller for Salton Europe selling a number of different  small electrical appliances brands including Russell Hobbs, GF  and Haden. I will be attempting to Swim the English Channel at the end July 2008 for a fantastic charity 'Make a Wish Foundation.' The money goes towards providing children with terminal illnessses the wish they want the most in the world, so your money is so important!! The reason for the challenge is that it is arguably the most difficult endurance challenge on the planet with more people having climbed Mt Everest. The shortist distance is 21 miles, however with tides it is anticipated over 30 miles. It should take approx 14 hours of constant swimming. I will have to battle with sea sickness, mental and physical exhaustion, potential hyperthermia and make sure I swim fast enough to beat the tides which change every 6 hours. However I am really up for the challenge and can't wait as it is for such a worth while cause!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page. If you could dig deep and sponsor me online for my Channel attempt it would be massively appreciated.

Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Make-A-Wish Foundation UK will receive your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you.

Many thanks for your support.

Kind Regards

Adam Walker

Raising money for

Make-A-Wish Foundation UK

Make-A-Wish Foundation UK

Charity Registration No. (England & Wales) 295672 (Scotland) SC037479

Make-A-Wish Foundation UK aims to grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions. A wish granted is truly magical and provides memories that last a lifetime.

Donations 53

Well done buddy, really good effort, proud of you. My go next !!!!!!

Donation by Tony Jones on 18/08/08

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Just read about your swim in the Rushcliffe Local News. A fantastic achievement it has to be said. well done mate !!

Donation by Ashley Fullard on 12/08/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

well done mate ! knew you could do it!

Donation by steve and elaine bee on 08/08/08

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Took you over a grand!!!. Sure Michaels mate did it quicker wearing Pyjamas and slippers. There is always next year.... Well done

Donation by Gavin Squeaky Lillington on 07/08/08

£18.50

+ £5.22 Gift Aid

Money out of a Geordie - thats also an achievement. Well Done.

Donation by Dazzla Lawler on 06/08/08

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done Adam

Donation by Laura Shanawany on 28/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

All power to your elbow!

Donation by Andrew on 24/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Well Done Adam.

Donation by Diane Fitzpatrick on 18/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Good Luck! x

Donation by jo simson on 18/07/08

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Well done Adam. Fantastic effort.

Donation by Angela Jamieson on 18/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Well done Mate, did you spot any comets in the night sky?

Donation by Bernie Fairhurst on 18/07/08

£25.00

+ £7.05 Gift Aid

A bet is a bet, in fact I am so impressed with you that I am doubling it. £2 per vomit it is!!

Donation by Burn Baby Burn Disco Inferno on 18/07/08

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done!!

Donation by Sam Waring on 18/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by Mary Boyle on 18/07/08

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Well done Adam, not bad for dipping your toe in the Channel. I've donated £1 for every hour in the water

Donation by AED on 17/07/08

£11.50

+ £3.24 Gift Aid

Here is the completion bonus. I would have doubled it if you had swam back as well. Well done!

Donation by The Tickler on 17/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Good Luck,

Donation by Lee Shepherd on 14/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

All the best - great challenge

Donation by Gary Sanders on 12/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

strap on some mpw mixers for thrust...best of luck

Donation by Gary Hunter on 11/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Best of luck Adam - you'll be fantastic I'm sure

Donation by Catherine Gort on 11/07/08

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by brenda on 10/07/08

£10.00

Good on you Adam. All the very best. Ruth & Graham

Donation by Graham Sanders on 10/07/08

£50.00

Incredibly admirable challenge and the very best of luck. Enjoy the celebratory beer afterwards!

Donation by Martin S on 08/07/08

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

make sure you catch them tides - best of luck !

Donation by chris berry on 08/07/08

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Good luck, sorry we couldnt be there but someone has to work!! Dont forget the goosefat, mmm juice!!!!

Donation by The Robbo's on 08/07/08

£50.01

+ £14.11 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£1,080.01
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£1,080.01
  • Gift Aid£273.59

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