Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

Graham Wilson

Graham Wilson is crowdfunding

21%
£10,611
raised of £50,000 target by 227 supporters

Weʼre raising £50,000 to 15 local and National charities consisting of medical and caring charities and art projects.

3 days to go

Don't have time to donate right now?

Story

“Thousands of people we don’t know, helping thousands of people they don’t know”

Total of sponsorship, events, and pledges offline currently amount to over £40,000

The 120Marathons are back on, after a 15 month Covid delay and another unscheduled 15 months of training we will now be leaving on June 26th 2021. I will set of on an epic challenge of 120marathons in 120 days with my dog Tilly, she is a 4year old Poochon who loves to walk. The total miles will be 3180 miles covering 26.5 miles a day for 120 consecutive days. To put into context this will be like walking across the Atlantic Ocean from Leeds to New York City.

We are taking the 4 months on a self financed trip to raise monies for a number of local and national charities. We will be on the road from 26/06/21-23/10/21 completing 120marathons in 120 days over 5 countries and 4 Isles.

The 120Marathons will be made up of recognised routes, people will be encouraged to come out and take part and do as much as they feel they can complete.

The 15 charities that I have chosen to support to varying degrees have all had an impact in both my personal and professional life. I have chosen charities both national and local to Yorkshire. We will be supporting Macmillan, British Heart Foundation, Tiny Life, St Michaels Hospice, Yorkshire Air ambulance, Living with CAH, Harrogate Homeless Project, Disability Sports Yorkshire, along with numerous art groups. The monies raised will be split, 90% will go to the medical and caring charities and 10% to the art projects.

I have lost family and friends through Cancer and heart failure. My youngest daughter was born with a rare condition that she has learned to deal with but with a strong will, determination and support from hospitals and support charities she has overcome most difficulties associated with the condition. I have seen the empowerment that sport gives kids and young adults who have disabilities to take part in sport.
I have had the benefit of seeing the Yorkshire Air Ambulance attending remote accidents and providing lifesaving care to people who otherwise die from injuries. The Harrogate homeless project providing day to day services for those finding themselves unfortunate to be without food accommodation and hope, we have seen in the rise for this service in the past 15 months

Finally you may be unaware of the great opportunities theatres and groups provide for young and old people alike. Theatres are much more than buildings with history; they are the backbone of many small communities providing a lifeline as a community hub.

Share this story

Updates

0

Graham Wilson

Updates appear here

    7 months ago

    Graham Wilson started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Page last updated on: 11/19/2021 01.33

    Supporters

    227

    • ROB TAYLOR

      ROB TAYLOR

      Nov 19, 2021

      FANTASTIC ACHIEVEMENT GRAHAM - TOP MAN

      £105.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 5, 2021

      A wonderful thing to do!

      £20.00

    • Gary & Lucy Wise

      Gary & Lucy Wise

      Nov 4, 2021

      Amazing achievement Graham, well done. Hope you have your feet up and are recovering now 🙂

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 31, 2021

      Well done from Sheryl & Shaun.

    • Steve Hibbs

      Steve Hibbs

      Oct 27, 2021

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 27, 2021

      £25.00

    • Paul and Alison Jackson

      Paul and Alison Jackson

      Oct 26, 2021

      Truly staggering effort Graham, absolutely magnificent ! So pleased to contribute to your chosen causes :-). Very well done !

      £120.00

    Graham Wilson

    Become a supporter

    Help Graham Wilson raise more

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered nonprofit.

    The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

    About the fundraiser
    Graham Wilson

    Graham Wilson

    Report this Page