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Hello everyone, 

On April 13th 2014 I am running the London Marathon and attempting to break a Guinness world record as the fastest female dressed as a bee to raise money for Friends of the Earth’s campaign ‘The Bee Cause’.  The world record is currently set at a speedy 3 hours 24 mins, my current predicted time based on my half marathon time is 3 hours 45 mins, so I am going to need to run faster miles for double the distance. It’s going to be tough! 

The Bee Cause is not a concern that many people know about, declining bee colonies have been seen increasingly across Europe and the US over the past decade, and are now being observed in China and Japan. Numbers have declined even more significantly in the last few decades due to a mite infestation, pesticide use and continual destruction of their habitat. 

By donating to this campaign you will be helping to rebuild bee numbers, this is important not only for the conservation of their species but also because bees play an important role as pollinators of some of our important crops. Out of the 100 crop species that provide 90% of the world’s food, more than 70 are pollinated by bees. If we don’t help restore Bee numbers now, we could be facing serious food shortage problems in the future. 

It would be great if you would like to sponsor me, any amount will be gratefully received!

Thanks in advance!! 

Holly

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Raising money for

Friends Of The Earth Trust Limited

Friends Of The Earth Trust Limited

Charity Registration No. 281681

We have led the environmental movement for more than 40 years. We see the wellbeing of people and our planet as one and the same, and want to see a new positive relationship between people and the environment. We see things differently.

Raising money for

Run by Friends Of The Earth Trust Limited

Charity Registration No. 281681

Donations 57

Well done Holly am so proud of your achievement!

Donation by Anonymous on 20/05/14

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

You're the best marathoner ever.

Donation by Stephen on 20/05/14

£34.40

Cash donations...

Donation by Me on 15/05/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

sponsoring you again on payday as promised. Well done, Holly. Very proud of you

Donation by Niraj Kapur on 22/04/14

£21.00

+ £5.25 Gift Aid

Unbeelievable!

Donation by Philip & Maggie on 18/04/14

£26.39

+ £6.60 Gift Aid

Donation by Nick Lyons on 16/04/14

£10.00

Respect!

Donation by Mark L on 14/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good on you!

Donation by NEIL DINGLEY on 14/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Beerilliant performance Holly. Well done. Christine x

Donation by Christine Crawford on 13/04/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Well done Holly! So proud xxx

Donation by Hayley Wheeler on 13/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 13/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

See Facebook does work...here's a tender. Have a great marathon!

Donation by Peter in Cardiff on 13/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Go Holly!!!! Im sure you'll bee amazing! Once the sting of the first half is out the way, the buzz of the crowd will keep you going. Here's a little honey to support the cause. Well done! XXX

Donation by Gerks on 13/04/14

£20.00

Good luck for tomorrow Hol!

Donation by Paul Fenlon on 12/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck holly! Xx

Donation by Lois & Conrad on 12/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good Luck on Sunday, many thanks for caring about the bees.

Donation by Marie Talbot on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Go Holly! Looking forward to seeing you run past my flat over the weekend!!!

Donation by Tim G on 11/04/14

Best of luck, Holly!

Donation by E Moore on 11/04/14

£20.00

Good luck Holly!

Donation by Joe Hedden on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Donation by Richard Hinde on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Holly your super-human efforts put us all to shame! May all your blisters be small ones...

Donation by David A on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Certain you'll look bee-eautiful in your stripey costume. Fantastic cause! You go, girl!

Donation by Hazel on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck hol x

Donation by Jars on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Go Hol! You'll bee ace xx

Donation by Carly & John on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Great cause - best of luck on Sunday! xx

Donation by Sabine on 11/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£1,024.99
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£1,024.99
  • Gift Aid£209.90

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