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You might be thinking to yourself..."Why would a girl with Cerebral Palsy run the London Marathon?" Because I want to. AND my Cerebral Palsy doesn't define me in the sense of hindering me. My Cerebral Palsy is a gift. Without the opportunity to overcome everyday, my life would be boring. So, I run for a lot of reasons. First, I'm running to raise money for the charity SOS (Stars Organisation Supporting Cerebral Palsy). SOS is a fabulous organization that is completely volunteer based so the funds raised here will go directly to benefit adults with Cerebral Palsy. They purchase things like computers for people who cannot speak and this is their only means of communication. They basically make dreams come true and I would sign up for that every day of the week! So the point is... we need some money! Any size gift and your prayers are greatly appreciated! Secondly, I run for my Grandmother, who taught me to walk- more than once due to spinal surgery. Lastly, I run to give people hope. This will be my 2nd marathon. I completed my first one April 30, 2005 in my home town of Nashville, TN. Please visit the web link attached to view a newspaper article from the Tennessean titled "Faith to the Finish Line". http://tinyurl.com/cefqw Please spread the word and forward this along. Thanks for your kindness, money, and prayers! Gianna

Raising money for

Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy

Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy

Charity Registration No. 1103090

Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy is an independent registered charity run entirely by volunteers that raises funds to help people with cerebral palsy and support them, their families and carers. The Charity’s aim is to promote awareness of the condition and raise money to buy mobility and educational aids for people who are unable to gain help through statutory means

Donations 31

Well done Gianna! We knew you could do it!

Donation by Grangevale Homes on 08/05/06

£2,400.00

Donation by Steffen Mueller on 07/05/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donated from the people of Leeds who heard Gianna speak, and were inspired

Donation by People of Leeds on 26/04/06

£600.00

Donation by Teresa Collins on 21/04/06

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

I saw you on Breakfast TV today you are an amazing lady and a huge inspiration. Good luck on Sunday

Donation by Helen J on 21/04/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Saw you on BBC Breakfast this morning. All the very best to you on Sunday and for the future.

Donation by Alan R on 21/04/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Saw you on the BBC Breakfast show and you are an inspiration. Good luck!

Donation by melissaruel on 21/04/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donation by john abraham on 21/04/06

£10.00

You brightened my day when I saw you on the BBC this morning. Very best of luck.

Donation by Dave S on 21/04/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donation by Joe on 21/04/06

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

I saw you on the BBC this morning and was really impressed. Good Luck!

Donation by Tristan Fletcher on 21/04/06

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Saw you on BBC this morning - my niece has CP too & spreads sunshine wherever she goes like you! ;-)

Donation by harpingLeah on 21/04/06

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

What a story. God bless you & give you strength & courage to speak out in defence of the weak.

Donation by Steve G on 21/04/06

£100.00

+ £28.21 Gift Aid

I will pray for your safe run. Have fun!

Donation by Jackie on 13/04/06

£10.00

Dear Gianna, all the best and greetings from swiss aid for mother and child. You do a wonderful job!

Donation by Dominik Mueggler on 12/04/06

£50.00

Best wishes in your marathon!

Donation by Billy on 11/04/06

£15.00

You are a spiritual inspiration to all. God is certainly working through you.

Donation by Thomas J Curry Jr on 30/03/06

£20.00

~15yrs ago I made 2 horrible mistakes- 2 abortions. Run for you birth mother. Forgive her.

Donation by NFB on 18/03/06

£20.00

I am moved by your devotion to life. You taught me to appreciate life even more! God Bless!

Donation by Maria on 14/03/06

£20.00

God loves you very much! Enjoy the marathon!

Donation by Maureen on 14/03/06

£20.00

I'm deeply touched by ur story in AFA Journal. May God be with u and help u spread the Word, always.

Donation by Ami on 14/03/06

£40.00

Thank you for spreading a message that needs to be spread

Donation by Robert Dombrowski on 13/03/06

£20.00

Your article in the AFA Journal was so moving. God bless you and all the lives you will touch.

Donation by Mark Swenson on 11/03/06

£100.00

Read your story--AFA Journal. You are a blessing. Continue your work for God & spread the Word. ><>

Donation by roger stanko on 08/03/06

£50.00

I read your story in AFA Journal. May our awesome God richly bless you. Keep running!!

Donation by DBarlow on 28/02/06

£100.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,805.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,805.00
  • Gift Aid£83.20

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