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£2,830raised of £2,000 target by 73 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to Help little Davide and his family rebuild their lives. after a tragic swimming pool accident, robbed them of normal life.

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On 3 August 2018 I fulfilled my lifelong dream to swim from England to France across the English Channel. It took me 16 hours and 7 minutes to land on a Sandy Beach in France, an extremely emotional moment.

I wanted to use the opportunity to make a difference for others and set out to raise. money for Davide and his family. While I was swimming so many people donated to the fund and I was overwhelmed by the love and support shown.

I would like to keep the moment going to raise as much as I possibly can for the family who are deeply grateful for your generosity.

In July 2015 an accident in a swimming pool, at a summer camp, robbed an energetic and joyful little boy, called Davide, of his vitality. A doctor managed to resuscitate him, but in an instant, the life of Davide and his family changed forever. His distraught parents, siblings and family have travelled a difficult, heartbreaking path, trying to restore as much quality to their lives as possible. It has been a massive strain adapting life to care for him and to face the financial strain of therapies and rehabilitation. The strength and love of this family is admirable and it would be a privilege to help them in any way I can.

Every bit of help, however small, is greatly appreciated and will go directly to the cause.

Please my swim is completely self-funded an no fundraising money will be used for this. All funds will go to help Davide in his much needed therapy and medical care.

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  • Jacqueline Nitzsche

    Jacqueline Nitzsche

    Aug 8, 2018

    Well done - amazing achievement!


  • Ed Horne

    Ed Horne

    Aug 7, 2018

    What an inspiring swim - well done! Ed




    Aug 7, 2018

    Super proud of my Mummy !! Love and Hugs from your 4 legged child xxx 🐶🐾🐾


  • Lesley Whittle

    Lesley Whittle

    Aug 6, 2018

    You are a true inspiration. Well done you on raising so much money for Davide and his family xxx


  • Michael Fabray

    Michael Fabray

    Aug 6, 2018

    Afternoon. Well done on your swim .I don't think my first donation went through.So I'll start again .Inspirational.just over 16 hours. We were with you all day .Kept checking our phones on the hour.


  • Cheryl Curran

    Cheryl Curran

    Aug 6, 2018

    Keebie! You are an inspiration and I'm equally proud of your fundraising efforts for this wonderful family.


  • Anonymous


    Aug 6, 2018

    Well done Matey!!!! So proud of you :) Chanelle & Lucy xxx


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Catherine Stefanutti

Catherine Stefanutti

I am fulfilling a lifelong dream to swim from England to France. This is by far the biggest challenge of my life and I am so grateful for all the moral support given to me so far. I would like to us the opportunity to raise funds for young Davide and his wonderful family

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