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Weʼre raising £1,500 to to save AJ's ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) Group.

Tickenham, Clevedon, UK

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In 2012 professional golfer Alan Johnston began running a group for children and young adults who are on the Autistic Spectrum or have Cerebral Palsy to give them the opportunity to learn to play golf. AJ, who is Tickenham Golf Club's PGA coach, is assisted by myself (far right) and Luke Drower (3rd from left).

Many of them have really developed from this both in terms of their golfing ability and their confidence as a young adult. Some of them even play as much golf as they can outside of these sessions!

This is a voluntary run scheme which up until February 2018 received funding from Sportivate, a £56 million lottery funded scheme that gives young people the chance to discover a sport that they love. Funding has now been stopped meaning unless funds can be raised, these great people will no longer get the chance to develop their sporting abilities and socialise with others in a similar situation.

So far this group has helped over 40 young adults and children in 6 years. £500 would allow this group to continue running for over 6 months.

Even a small donation of just £5 will certainly be appreciated!

Thank you for taking time to read this.

(The picture above was taken on the 28th Feb 2018 which was -5 Degrees, demonstrating their love for these sessions).

Joe Murphy

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    9 months ago
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    Joseph Murphy

    10 months ago

    Thank you for all of the donations so far! I've organised a sponsored walk along the strawberry line from Yatton to Cheddar and back (32km). This is happening on the 28th July with one of our participants, Jordan, taking part and aiming to walk the furthest that he's ever walked, 3 miles!!! The finish line will be at Yatton train station where I plan to organise a BBQ for walkers and supporters in the afternoon. Anyone is welcome to walk or come to the BBQ!! Joe

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Page last updated on: 2/13/2019 17.18

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45

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 13, 2019

    Good luck with your fundraising, Matthew Clark

    £1,600.00

  • Nicola Rickford

    Nicola Rickford

    Aug 21, 2018

    I hope this helps towards your target! Zach and Xander Rickford

  • Symi Elwin

    Symi Elwin

    Aug 4, 2018

    £10.00

  • Lucy

    Lucy

    Jul 30, 2018

    Good work Joe - lovely cause ! x

    £10.00

  • THOMAS GREEN

    THOMAS GREEN

    Jul 30, 2018

    Great work for a very worth cause!

    £10.00

  • Caroline Carter

    Caroline Carter

    Jul 28, 2018

    £20.00

  • Abigail park

    Abigail park

    Jul 28, 2018

    Good work Joe and team. 😁😁

    £10.00

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Tickenham, Clevedon, UK

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