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£835raised of £1,500 target by 17 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,500 to Help a young man reach his dream of swimming in Paralympics 2020.

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Devon, UK

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Andrew's Dream of working towards swimming in the Paralympics 2020.

Andrew will be attending NHS Aspire course for young people with Learning Disabilities into work and trains with level 2, 3 & 4 Swimming coaches 3 nights a week and Sunday 6.30am!! in pool and an hour in Gym at the Life centre in Plymouth. 2016 Paralympic Trials saw Andrew's 1st International Competition where he got through to the Final ending up 8th in his race.

Costs include 3 Annual large competitions each costing around £500 with hotel costs, transport costs, fees for each race, coach, one other to be by the pool. Other costs include wkly/monthly memberships and transport.

Coming up in Dec 2017 is the Paralympic National Swimming Competition in Manchester. Andrew wants to increase his training to improve his timings by joining Kingsfishers at Quayside Kingsbridge on Tue, Thur and Sat which has additional costs.

Andrew's aim is to try and improve his times to enable him to progress onto the pathway that leads to a development programme for S14 class swimmer 2020 Paralympics. Andrew just competed in Swim England National Summer Meet (50m) 2017 Andrew got PB in 18 yrs over 100 breaststroke and 100 butterfly

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  • SM READ

    SM READ

    Feb 12, 2018

    Good luck Andrew with your swimming from Sabre Financial Planning Ltd

    £100.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 30, 2017

    Hope you achieve your dreams

    £20.00

  • Julian Mann

    Julian Mann

    Nov 30, 2017

    Well done Andrew. Good luck mate.

    £30.00

  • Devon Gotches

    Devon Gotches

    Nov 29, 2017

    Andrew, great to meet you and your family at the YABBAs last night. Many congrats on The Jack Tanner award too. I don’t think you realise how inspirational you are! Go for it!!!

    £300.00

  • tammie walker

    tammie walker

    Nov 28, 2017

    You’ve got this buddy!So very proud of you!

    £25.00

  • Rob Holmes

    Rob Holmes

    Nov 28, 2017

    Andrew, it was a huge pleasure to meet you tonight at the YABBAs. Congratulations on your very well deserved award. I look forward to hearing about your progress to the Paralympics. Rob

    £100.00

  • Start Point Law

    Start Point Law

    Nov 28, 2017

    Good luck Andrew, we hope all your dreams come true.

    £50.00

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1624 workclub

1624 workclub

Devon, UK

The 16-24 Work Club gives personalised help, advice, guidance and encouragement to help young people find and keep the job they really want. In addition we can provide assistance in; housing, debt, mental health, substance misuse and a range of other youth related issues.

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