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Closed 12/03/2017

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£480raised of £30,000 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £480 to SAVE OUR SWIMMING CLUB

    Location
    London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
    Category
    Sports
    Time left
    Funded on Sunday, 12th March 2017

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    Without any warning our competitive swimming has lost it's council grant of £20,000 pa plus free morning pool hire (which we used to have at the old Pool & Track swimming pool) worth £9,000 pa to us as a club. As you can imagine, to lose such a sum without having the chance to look for alternative ways to fund us has had a devastating impact on our club.

    We are a very successful competitive swimming club that has been established for over 30 years. We have strong roots in our local community, Waltham Forest.

    Our swimmers are amazing young people who are dedicated to their sport. You have to be if you want to swim competitively. Some train up to 9 times a week. We have had a brilliant year in terms of swimming successes, which we are deeply hoping to continue. In short we have achieved:

    National Champions, Regional Champions and County Champions.
    One of our National Champions holds the British record for the 12 year old 50m backstroke. As a result they also work with the England Olympic 2024 training program.

    Despite this success, our club is in danger of folding unless we raise urgent funds to see us through the next year while we work on finding a permanent sponsor.

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help us to continue to thrive and help the swimmers of Waltham Forest achieve their full potential.

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      8 months ago

      Laura Allison started crowdfunding

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      15

      • Maria Lioumi (Schuster family)

        Maria Lioumi (Schuster family)

        Dec 7, 2016

        Go Gators!

        £30.00

      • Laura Allison

        Laura Allison

        Nov 28, 2016

        Good luck Gators - we need to raise as much as we can. Please donate

        £30.00

      • Jane Pitt & Family

        Jane Pitt & Family

        Nov 21, 2016

        Good Luck Gators! Hopefully this is the start of new donations coming through!

        £30.00

      • T Maddison

        T Maddison

        Nov 21, 2016

        Best of luck - supporting friend of the Munden boys

      • Val Ansell

        Val Ansell

        Nov 20, 2016

        £30.00

      • Gail Atkins

        Gail Atkins

        Nov 19, 2016

        Good luck with your fundraising.

        £10.00

      • Sandra Benet

        Sandra Benet

        Nov 18, 2016

        £20.00

      About the fundraiser
      Laura Allison

      Laura Allison

      London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom

      We have lost our £20,000 per annum council grant and free morning swimming sessions we used to have in the old Pool & Track Swimming Pool. Please help us to raise money to keep the club going.

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