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£1,290raised of £1,500 target by 45 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,290 to buy new equipment for the University Rowing Aberdeen project & support the Denis Law Legacy Trust: Street Sport

    Location
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Category
    Sports
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    Funded on Friday, 23rd December 2016

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    University Rowing Aberdeen are doing a SPONSORED ROW on Friday 16th December 2016 outside M&S on Union Street (St. Nicholas St.), Aberdeen.

    The money we raise will go towards buying new equipment for our University Rowing Aberdeen project which is a partnership between Aberdeen University Boat Club and Robert Gordon University Boat Club. We are also proud to be supporting the Denis Law Legacy Trust Street Sport in this fundraiser by granting 20% of all proceeds we raise to the trust and keeping the funding in sport and in our city.

    The Denis Law Legacy Trust currently operates and delivers a number of ‘free doorstep’ activities and programmes across Aberdeen City and aims to raise funds to support the delivery of helping young people take part in and gain access to sport and other creative activities within their local communities. If you are interested in finding out more please visit: http://streetsport.org/denis-law/

    We will be rowing on the ergometers from 8am - 6pm, where we are attempting to complete the last leg of our journey from Aberdeen to the North Pole - which if we stick to our target in the lead up to this event will be just over 400km at the start of the day. Over the next few weeks we will be adding up the mileage we complete in training to reach this.

    The rowing club provides opportunities for students at both Universities in Aberdeen to both compete and take part in a great team sport. To do this, we require equipment & coaching which costs money.

    We are delighted that 20% of all money we raise through both the street collection and this JustGiving page will go toward Denis Law Legacy Trust and Street Sport, with the biggest impact being had in Torry up the road from where we train. The rest of the money we raise will go towards a buying new equipment for our boat clubs.

    Please get in touch with any questions and we will do our best to answer them. Thank you!

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    • University Rowing Aberdeen

      University Rowing Aberdeen

      5 months ago

      University Rowing Aberdeen

      Thank you to all of our supporters so far - your contribtutions are greatly appreciated! We will update our mileage whilst we aim to reach our target during the day on Friday also!

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    6 months ago

    University Rowing Aberdeen started crowdfunding

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    45

    • Colin Ure

      Colin Ure

      Dec 21, 2016

      Well done Duncan. Lots love The Ure's.

      £10.00

    • Fraser Youngson

      Fraser Youngson

      Dec 18, 2016

      £25.00

    • Taina Jaatinen

      Taina Jaatinen

      Dec 18, 2016

      Good luck!

      £30.00

    • Neil duthie

      Neil duthie

      Dec 17, 2016

    • Helen Taylor

      Helen Taylor

      Dec 16, 2016

      Hope you reach your target!

      £20.00

    • Tom Ross

      Tom Ross

      Dec 16, 2016

      Good luck from Granny Mo & Granda Tom x

      £20.00

    • Marvin Mücke

      Marvin Mücke

      Dec 16, 2016

      £80.00

    About the fundraiser
    University Rowing Aberdeen

    University Rowing Aberdeen

    Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    We are Robert Gordon University Boat Club and Aberdeen University Boat Club. We work in partnership as to increase participation in University rowing and performance sport whilst supporting Street Sport this winter.

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