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Weʼre raising £2,000 to fund 10 vulnerable children 5 -11 struggling with anxiety, bereavement, domestic violence, Mental Health issues to receive Counselling

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I am raising funds to support 10 children age 5-11 years who need our counselling service at Noah's Ark Centre but have no access to support or funding.
Counselling for children offers a safe and confidential space to play and express freely and openly to someone who isn't a family member.
These children may have low self esteem, are anxious and/or stressed, have suffered some form of trauma, experienced or witnessed domestic violence, have parents who are struggling with their own mental health issues, children with learning disabilities, and children who have suffered a bereavement.
The money I raise will enable us to give 10 children, 12 sessions of Therapeutic Play Counselling at Noah's Ark Centre or at the child's primary school.
This is some feedback from children who have attended our service:
"I don't feel as angry anymore" "I can talk about my mum now" "Thank you I have loved coming to Noah's Ark" "I can face the bullies now" "It's okay to cry"

So family, friends and colleagues Please support me in this epic swim by donating now.....I will keep you all updated on my adventure of the deep sea.

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  • Andrea Turpin6 days ago
    Andrea Turpin

    Andrea Turpin

    6 days ago

    Just to keep all you amazing supporters updated re: my 'epic swim' we had to come home without achieving our crossing due to bad windy weather. We were offered by our pilot to cross on Monday morning at 2am with the advice we would all be sick, he would have to help us up the ladder and eventually turn us around. As a team we declined his offer (: So we have three further options dependant upon weather change and if the soloist and another team take up the first offer. All very technical. Possibly next week, October or June 2019. THANK YOU

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  • Andrea Turpin19 days ago
    Andrea Turpin

    Andrea Turpin

    19 days ago

    Thank you all so much for your kind donation..and positive words of support ......it means a lot to me........xx I will keep you all updated on my progress in the Channel Double whammy swim today This morning in a very cold resevoir and tonight in the dark in the sea Pictures of follow

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Page last updated on: 9/25/2018 7:44 AM

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  • Will

    Will

    Sep 25, 2018

    Best of luck, but frankly you deserve the money anyway for all the amazing swimming you do!

    £20.00

  • Vicky Butcher

    Vicky Butcher

    Sep 15, 2018

    Go girl!!

    £50.00

  • Annabelle Howard-Simpson

    Annabelle Howard-Simpson

    Sep 15, 2018

    Good luck Andrea! A wonderful thing you are doing. Annabelle and co xx

    £10.00

  • Tania

    Tania

    Sep 15, 2018

    Amazing challenge hope it goes well. Certainly wouldn’t contemplate it myself!! Well done for taking it on. X

    £10.00

  • Claire and Alex

    Claire and Alex

    Sep 14, 2018

    Go for it Andrea! What an awesome challenge for an extremely worthy cause. You're going to make lots of kids very happy xx

    £20.00

  • Em and Isla Colley

    Em and Isla Colley

    Sep 14, 2018

    Swim swimmy lady!! Very inspirational xxx

    £20.00

  • Fiona Protheroe

    Fiona Protheroe

    Sep 13, 2018

    You are an amazing women! I happy to support this wonderful cause. Enjoy your swim!!!

    £10.00

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Andrea Turpin

Andrea Turpin

Halifax, UK

I have very recently mastered the technique of front crawl with the help of a swim coach. This will be the biggest achievement of my life to swim the Mount Everest of swimming the English Channel in a relay team. The Channel is 21+ miles depending on the tide and current .

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