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£297raised of £15,000 target by 9 supporters

Weʼre raising £15,000 to to enable Jessica Jane Applegate MBE to continue her career as a Paralympic Swimmer.

Location
Norwich, United Kingdom
Category
Sports
Time left
42 days to go

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Four-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Jane Applegate MBE may be forced to retire at the young age of 20, due to a cut in funding.

Despite winning 3 medals at Rio 2016 just 9 weeks after career-saving surgery and competing with a prolapsed disc in her back, Jessica's funding will drop from £21,000 to £11,000 as she was unable to reach a personal best this year. As well as this, Jessica has unfortunately lost the use of a £5000 grant.

This means Jessica is no longer able to cover the costs of necessities such as, travel, accommodation, race entry fees and racing suits.

Please help us in raising £15,000 to support such a determined Norfolk athlete to continue her career as an International Para Swimmer and achieve her dream of representing Great Britain at Tokyo 2020.

Thank you for your generosity.

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  • Jessica Jane Applegate

    Jessica Jane Applegate

    2 months ago

    Jessica Jane Applegate

    The last campaign raised an amazing £3674! Thank you so much for your continued support, together you have managed to raise enough money to keep me training, racing & in medical care until April & I am incredibly grateful for this. I have continued my post operation rehabilitation & have been having treatment for my prolapsed disc. The outcome so far has been very positive & after a long period of time I have begun to gain personal best times in racing again. I could not of done this without all of your support, every penny helps! Thank you!

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3 months ago

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9

  • Catherine Waters

    Catherine Waters

    Mar 18, 2017

    Hope you reach your target Jessica, best wishes from Catherine & Richard

    £15.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 9, 2017

    Norfolk is proud of you

    £10.00

  • Linda Squire

    Linda Squire

    Mar 2, 2017

    Hi Jess us at the Sailors Home Kessingland are proud to be supporting you hope to see you soon xx

    £100.00

  • Anne Ebbage

    Anne Ebbage

    Feb 28, 2017

    Hope you reach your target Jessica. You are an inspirational young lady. Good luck.

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 26, 2017

    Good luck to you and Best wishes for the year ahead

  • Sue Springett

    Sue Springett

    Feb 18, 2017

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 18, 2017

    £25.00

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Norwich, United Kingdom

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