Weʼve raised £80 to Bursledon, Hamble and Hound Dementia Action Group
- Netley, United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 18th January 2018
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I am the chairperson for the Bursledon, Hamble and Hound Dementia Action Group, as a group we are all local to the area and all have one thing in common, which is to spread awareness for those living with dementia. As a group we have been running for 18 months and in that time we have held 5 dementia friendly tea dances, been to the last 2 DEMFEST in Romsey, shared a pitch at the pumpkin festival and we received a grant from Healthwatch Hampshire which enabled us to hold a tea dance that covered the whole of Hampshire and it was a huge success. Every penny we receive goes straight back into whatever event we have coming up.
I have been chairperson for this group since April 2016 and I have loved every minute of it, meeting lots of different people some with dementia and some without. I have a great team behind me as well and the success of the group wouldn't be without us all.
The reason why I am doing the Great South Run is that my sister challenged me to it after she completed it last year. In January I joined Slimming World and it was then that I started running. I never ran long distances only short ones, walking has never been a problem but running was never on my agenda. Since January I have ran 2 10k races and I am out running a couple of times a week. As I am so passionate about my Dementia Action Group I wanted to raise money for the group so please dig deep and help this very worthy cause.
- 9 months ago
Alison Fisher9 months ago
Thank you everyone who has donated it means a lot and will mean a lot to my local community. I think tomorrow I will be blown around the course as long as the wind is in the right direction!!
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Oct 24, 2017
Well done Alison on a great run!! Amazing! and for a very very good cause!! :)
Oct 21, 2017
Good luck Alison, I hope you get the wind behind you and reach your target!!!
Sep 26, 2017
Good luck Ali xx
Sep 25, 2017
Good luck Auntie Ali xx
Sep 21, 2017
Sep 21, 2017
Good luck Alison
Sep 20, 2017
Good luck Alison and well done for all your hard work for such a worth cause xx
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