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£230raised of £350 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £230 to Help provide funds for Champions Home children's Orphanage in Salem, Southern India

    Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
    Funded on Tuesday, 15th January 2019

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    After being inspired by my sister's heroics In Paris, the Newman's are back on their European marathon tour as I take on 26.2 miles in Amsterdam. So on the 21st of October, I will be trudging alongside the canals in the Dutch capital. Whilst doing so, I would love to take this opportunity to raise money and awareness for a small but great cause.

    During my time in India I stumbled across Rajan, who with his wife Helen, founded Agape Christian Misson's Champion Home back on 2006. I had an incredible two weeks helping the children at the orphanage, and ever since it has always remained as a special place to me, despite being half way across the world. Through the generosity of friends and charitable donations 102 children are provided with daily education, full medical support, nutritional food and a clean home. But Rajan wants to extend his support and help over 250 children, aged 5-16, across the Tamil Nadu region. Current donations will help build new showers and accommodation as well as bicycles, musical instruments and a TV so that the children of Champions Home can enjoy the start to life that they deserve.

    If you can give anything, no matter how small, it will make a huge difference for Rajan and the children at Champions Home. Thank you so so so much for your generosity and I will keep you posted on the marathon!

    If you want to find out any more about Champions Home please e-mail Rajan on contact@acm-india.org

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    • Charles Newman4 months ago
      Charles Newman

      Charles Newman

      4 months ago

      Hi all! Thank you so so so much for all the generous donations. Just to keep you in the loop, last Sunday I completed the Amsterdam marathon, in 3 hours 25. Despite hobbling the final 5km, I loved every minute! I know all the money raised will go a long way and make a huge difference to the children of Champions Home.

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    8

    • Pa and Smurf

      Pa and Smurf

      Nov 17, 2018

      Well done Charlie, from your proud parents. Just Alexander to complete the Terrific Three now!

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 21, 2018

      I hope it goes well Charlie

    • Stu

      Stu

      Oct 21, 2018

      Well done mate.

      £25.00

    • Zahra and Nick

      Zahra and Nick

      Oct 16, 2018

      Hope you have the best running conditions and wishing you every success.

      £50.00

    • Katya de Vere Walker

      Katya de Vere Walker

      Oct 16, 2018

      Well done Charlie, we are very proud of you!

      £20.00

    • Robert Treasure

      Robert Treasure

      Oct 7, 2018

      Good luck mate!!

      £5.00

    • Lynne Newman

      Lynne Newman

      Oct 7, 2018

      Well done Charlie - wonderful cause xxxx

      £30.00

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