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Closed 30/07/2016

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£925raised of £500 target by 27 supporters

    Weʼve raised £925 to Blackfriars Academy Newcastle Under Lyme and Cancer Research

    Location
    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Saturday, 30th July 2016

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    Am I brave to shave? Why lose a head of hair? Seems appropriate for a head! I am the headteacher of Blackfriars Academy, a fantastic special school for young people aged between 11 and 19. Despite their many and varied difficulties, the students constantly amaze us with their resilience and hard work. They have recently undertaken a massive fund raising appeal of their own, to raise money for cancer research. I want to do my bit - support their cause, cancer research, but also raise money for them. As a school , we are constantly having to cut back on the extras that make school such a wonderful place to be and local charities are finding it harder to support us. Help me to raise the money to provide those special things such as a trip to London to see live theatre - for many of our families, disability access issues would make this impossible; provide funding to bring in musicians and artists to work with our children who need 24 hour medical care and money to fund the Duke of Edinburgh's Award (18 students currently undertaking bronze and silver). Half of the money raised will go to Cancer Research and half to Blackfriars Academy.

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    • Alison Parr

      Alison Parr

      a year ago

      Alison Parr

      So far we have raised over £2000 which I am thankful for but please keep giving to help raise more much needed funds and money for Cancer Research. Thanks Al

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    27

    • Aby Brough

      Aby Brough

      Jul 26, 2016

      Well done Al!

      £10.00

    • Rob M

      Rob M

      Jul 26, 2016

      Well done - A nice shave for the red hot summer! (And for a fantastic cause)

      £30.00

    • Julie and Tony

      Julie and Tony

      Jul 18, 2016

      Well done Al, with love from Tony and Julie xx

      £50.00

    • Kath and Bob

      Kath and Bob

      Jul 14, 2016

      Alison - well done this is for such a good cause

      £20.00

    • The Adamsons

      The Adamsons

      Jul 9, 2016

      Great idea and for a fabulous cause, well done - you smashed it!

      £30.00

    • The Costelloe family

      The Costelloe family

      Jul 8, 2016

      Fantastic idea! Well done Al x

      £30.00

    • Steph

      Steph

      Jul 7, 2016

      Will be thinking of you with enormous pride.

      £50.00

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    Alison Parr

    Alison Parr

    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

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