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***36 HOUR TWITTERTHON*** UPDATE

WE DID IT! Over 36 gruelling hours, the lovely denizens of Twitter managed to utterly smash my £3000 target. I'm speechless with gratitude. I was blessed with some fabulous, funny followers to start off with otherwise we'd not have managed it, and was lucky enough to gain even more along the way. What a great experience! Thanks everyone.

***36 HOUR TWITTERTHON***

On 22/23 July I'll be spending a truly exhausting DAY AND A HALF on Twitter, and tweeting a minimum of once every ten minutes for the entire time. Yes, no napping for me. No sneaky trips outside either (I don't have an iPhone or any of that fancy nonsense).

I'm doing it to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care, as their nurses helped my grandma.

She passed away when I was young, but she received free personal one-on-one nursing care from a Marie Curie nurse and was able to die in her own home rather than an impersonal hospital bed.

I'm also doing a sponsored trek across Jordan for a week in November (the middle eastern country that is, not the celebrity ex-wife of Peter Andre. It wouldn't take a whole week to trek across her).

The trek will hurt, I'll have to sleep in a tent and I won't get to wash- but I'm willing to sacrifice the integrity of my leg muscles and my personal hygiene to raise money for a great cause.

"Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer."

So with that in mind, please whip out your moneycard and sponsor me. If you do, I'll make you a lovely sandwich or post you a cake or something...


THANKS!

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Raising money for

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Charity Registration No. 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland)

Marie Curie provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness across the UK. Our nurses work night and day in people’s homes and our hospices offer specialist care. We also support people emotionally, provide practical information, and match them with trained volunteers.

Raising money for

Run by Marie Curie

Charity Registration No. 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland)

Donations 213

Hilary, ...just reading about your exploits in Eusa newsletter....Congratulations on your great effort....surprised you can sit down ! PeterMac

Donation by PETER MACNAB on 25/11/10

£27.00

+ £7.62 Gift Aid

Hope it's going fine Hilary and you and the horse are getting on just fine! Good luck x

Donation by Anne Elder on 02/11/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

nice one. good luck with the horsey deserty thing

Donation by Andrew&Anna on 29/10/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Finally got round to it, sorry it's taken forever - well done for all your hard work and good luck with the trek!Emxxxx

Donation by Emily McCoombe on 12/08/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

finally i get round to doing something good!! mother will be proud. x well done you!

Donation by rachel on 31/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

As promised x

Donation by Lisa Pearce on 28/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Better late than never. Don't do it again though.

Donation by Richard Lawson on 28/07/10

£15.00

+ £4.23 Gift Aid

Palindromic totaliser now! Also, awesome twitterthon! Also, the picture of you at 2:30am looks like you've been censored for indecency!

Donation by Partha Lal on 27/07/10

£8.83

Well done!

Donation by @oye_billy on 24/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Well done you x

Donation by IreneB9 on 24/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Well done crazy bird! Sorry couldn't be around much during the marathon but was cheering you on in spirit, so that counts, right?

Donation by Ruth Deller (RadShef) on 24/07/10

Just a bit of rounding up

Donation by @Jon_Nott on 24/07/10

£4.36

+ £1.23 Gift Aid

Hilary you crazy kid, well done for this! couldn't stay up the distance with you despite our wee boy making a bid for it! Have a good kip!! xx

Donation by papiya russell on 24/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

You are seriously quite crazy, but now I've seen how far you will go for a good cause I'm immensely proud of you hun, so here's another one for you!

Donation by Rich Spencer (freeboprich) on 24/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Sterling effort Hilary - now get some sleep.

Donation by Paul ( @boreders ) on 23/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Hayao Miyazaki reference, ftw.

Donation by @Lon3w0lf on 23/07/10

£125.00

+ £35.26 Gift Aid

Hilary, you're a trooper. Please have another donation.

Donation by Kris Rennie aka @Neurosceptic on 23/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by Jonathan Woosnam-li on 23/07/10

£15.00

+ £4.23 Gift Aid

Donation by Caroline Duffy on 23/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Well chuffed that I was able to support this excellent campaign for an excellent charity, Hilary Wardle please take a bow. Love la'Shug Niggurath.

Donation by Hugh Miller on 23/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Congrats - crazy person.

Donation by @adebradely on 23/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Here's some early congratulations on completing the 36 hours... well done Hilary. (@fatherfil)

Donation by Phil Collins on 23/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Nice going H-Dubz!

Donation by @WarksGardener on 23/07/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Absolutely brilliant work! xx

Donation by @Jemmo1 on 23/07/10

£5.64

+ £1.59 Gift Aid

Donation by @sphereborn on 23/07/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£2,565.18
  • Offline donations£1,430.65
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,995.83
  • Gift Aid£653.33

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