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raised of £5,000 target by 61 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,150 to help feed the 400+ dogs and cats at Animal Rescue Kefalonia (ARK) over the winter

    Kefalonia, Greece
    Funded on Thursday, 14th December 2017

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    On Sunday 8th October I will be running 32km - c. 20 miles (from Lixouri to Argostoli, Kefalonia) to raise money for the ARK 'Winter Food Fund'. I'm passionate about animals, love Greece, enjoy running - and can't resist a challenge!

    To thank you for donating, I'm offering a "mystery prize" if you can predict my finishing time or closest to it! Leave a "Message Of Support" when you donate and put 3 numbers representing Hours, Minutes AND Seconds - e.g. 3:41:59. You can donate and join in the game regardless of what country you live in!

    ARK (Animal Rescue Kefalonia) takes in stray, abused and neglected dogs and cats from all over the island. I have spent 3 wonderful holidays volunteering there - it's a very special place run by a small group of hard-working people. There are 400 animals all awaiting homes and it costs 5,000 EUR a month just to feed them all! During the winter the shelter really struggles as there are no tourists visiting to bring donations. The 'Winter Food Fund' will ensure the animals are kept well-fed and happy during this time.

    Senor (my beautiful ARK cat below) and I would like to thank you in advance for helping out his old friends!! Click HERE for ARK website.

    NOTE: Please rest assured that I am self-funding my challenge and the mystery prize. Your donations will go directly to ARK (via ARK Doris UK).



    • Helen Redfern6 years ago
      Helen Redfern

      Helen Redfern

      6 years ago

      Thank you Jeanet Vogd for your generous cash donation of 40 Euros received 15th September! Please spread the word with your friends and let's help to feed the ARK animals over winter!

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    • Helen Redfern6 years ago
      Helen Redfern

      Helen Redfern

      6 years ago

      *Training update! I'm swimming/gymming until my knees can cope with running again after my spectacular fall last week...! * Thank you all so much for sponsoring me - please spread the word so we can feed the ARK animals over the winter ! Señor says a big thank you for helping out his old friends!

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    6 years ago

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    • Denise S

      Denise S

      Nov 29, 2017

      Well done Helen! Fantastic achievement and for a great cause :)


    • Anonymous


      Nov 18, 2017


    • Helen Redfern

      Helen Redfern

      Oct 20, 2017

      Donation from Wendy Carr - thank you!


    • Dan Hayes

      Dan Hayes

      Oct 13, 2017

      Congrats Helen good job!


    • Anonymous


      Oct 12, 2017

      Great cause x

    • Dean Brewer

      Dean Brewer

      Oct 12, 2017

      Well done H!!!!!xFrom Sarah & Dean


    • Elizabeth White

      Elizabeth White

      Oct 9, 2017

      Well done Helen, you are a wonderful fundraiser. I hope your knee gets better very soon. x


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    Helen Redfern

    Helen Redfern

    Kefalonia, Greece

    I'm passionate about animals, love Greece, enjoy running - and can't resist a challenge! I'm combining these interests to raise money for the ARK (Animal Rescue Kefalonia), where I have volunteered a few times now. I even adopted a beautiful ARKie cat (Senor) last year.

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