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£280raised of £2,000 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £280 to to fund a trip to South Africa to work with Project Gateway.

    Funded on Saturday, 14th July 2018

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    In July 2018, I am one of 14 people who have been selected to go on a school trip to South Africa to work with Project Gateway. To enable myself to be able to go on this trip, I need to fundraise all of the money myself- there is no to use The Bank of Mum and Dad! £2000 may seem like a lot but with an awful lot of charity fundraisers planned, I am hoping to make the £2000 and more if possible.

    Project Gateway is an organisation that was set up to support a range of community development projects. Through these projects, the organisation is able to help people in crisis, providing care, education and empowerment to those in need.

    Whilst there, we will visit the homeless overnight shelter and a number of community creches in the large townships that Project Gateway supports. Community work is one of the key activities we are going to be carrying out. Some of the activities the school have assisted Project Gateway with in previous years have been to build netball posts and teach the children how to play, rebuild a playground to make it safe for the children to play and to repaint the whole school to make school a more enjoyable place. We will also have a chance to visit the children who live in the boarding house attached to Project Gateway while learning traditional songs and playing some of their (and our!) favourite games.



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      2 years ago

      On Saturday 9th September, Alex along with her sister Charlotte and brothers Tom and Matthew are running the Junior Great North Run to raise money to get Alex to South Africa. Pictures will follow on the day and thanks to everyone who will be supporting us as we run the 4km along the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside.

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    • Mum & Dad

      Mum & Dad

      Sep 19, 2017

      Well done Alex, Charlotte, Tom & Matthew for completing the Junior GNR.


    • Jules


      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Hughes crew #gnr. Love from the Pearsons x


    • Ian Mansell

      Ian Mansell

      Sep 9, 2017

      What a Fantastic opportunity go on a Great adventure & help others less fortunate than you. I'm sure you'll raise the funds & have something terrifìc to look forward to in 2018.Have a Wonderful Trip!


    • Nigel Mansell

      Nigel Mansell

      Sep 8, 2017

      Great that you get to go on this trip Alex and do work that will be so valuable to people much worse off than us. Your offer of help to them is very commendable. Oh ! ....and by the way ! Enjoy too!!!


    • granny and grandpa L

      granny and grandpa L

      Sep 5, 2017

      good luck Alex.Hope you will have a super time seeing life in South Africa.I'm sure you will manage to find time to go on safari ...remember their lions are usually friendly!

    • Julie Fleckenstein

      Julie Fleckenstein

      Sep 4, 2017

      Brilliant Alex, my nephew & friends daughter have both done this & loved it. Great experience for you. Good luck with your fund raising love The Flecks


    • Fraser Cope

      Fraser Cope

      Sep 4, 2017


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