Weʼve raised £345 to Help Mad 4 Dance open a new premises for their students. This centre will create opportunities for the community not just for dancers!
- Funded on Saturday, 5th October 2019
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On September 21st 2019, I will be walking a full marathon at night across London to raise money for Mad4Dance. This will be one of the biggest challenges I have faced, firstly it is the furthest I have ever walked and then for it to be at night when I’d usually be asleep in bed!
Julie Laming (the principal of M4D) and the Mad 4 dance team are planning to open a new permanent base for their students and for the classes that they run. However, this space won’t just be a facility for their dance classes.
Their aim is to encourage community & wellbeing groups to come and use the space on a weekly basis; whether it be a safe base for Counsellors & charities or a place for yoga classes and sporting clubs - however they can help facilitate opportunities within the community, especially in young people.
As many as 1 in 5 young people aged 16-24 experience a common mental illness such as anxiety or depression. It is important for them to have a safe, supportive and encouraging environment available to them.
I used to be a student at this dance school and really enjoyed my time there. Julie helped me to become so much more confident and made me believe in myself. I think it is really inspiring what she is planning to do. That is why I would love to contribute to her project, so she can continue to help out more young people and make her dream become a reality!
The project itself is going to cost around £50,000. All the money raised will go towards funding the development of this space. Any sponsorship, I make through this walk would be greatly appreciated and thank you in advance for the help and support xx
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Oct 4, 2019
Well done Chloe! Amazing achievement! Sx
Sep 22, 2019
Well done Chloe!
Lawlor School of Dance
Sep 22, 2019
Congratulations Chloe, you are an amazing ambassador for your lovely dance school. Xxxx
Sep 21, 2019
Amazing chloe! Good luck hun. Thinking of you!
Sep 14, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Go girl you can do it...Good luck lovely ❤️❤️❤️
Sep 13, 2019
Good luck from Maggie, Dave, Molly and Cameron xxx
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I’m walking a full marathon at night across London to raise money for Mad 4 Dance to be able to open their new premises. I’m hoping to raise at least 260 if not more, that is 10 pounds for every mile I’m walking.