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Weʼre raising £5,000 to The Smile of a Child (Albania to Corfu swim 🇬🇷)

Corfu, Greece

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A bunch of us are swimming the Albania to Corfu channel (3km) on Saturday September 8th to raise money in aid of the Greek charity The Smile of a Child. Details of charity are below and we would really appreciate any support. Any donations help these children as they rely on generous donations rather than governement funding.

The Smile of a Child is a registered Greek Charity with ten 'houses' across the country. In the Charity's 25 year history it has helped over 1.3m children recover from the effects of violence, health problems and extreme poverty, as well as spearheading countless missing children's campaigns.

The Corfu Centre currently houses around 20 children who, for one shocking reason or another, have been removed from the care of their family ​by court order. The Smile of a Child receives no financial assistance from the government and the Corfu Centre relies solely on funds raised locally. Supporting and educating children through to higher education is an expensive business and many of the children require intensive therapy to overcome the traumas they have experienced. The life changing impact Smile of a Child has to their lives is unequivocal. ​

Revered across Greece for the excellent work that it does, The Smile of a Child was also supported by the late parents of our founders, Patricia Cookson and Spiro Lemis.

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    17

    • Imran Hameed

      Imran Hameed

      Sep 19, 2018

      Good luck Connor!

      £50.00

    • Amal

      Amal

      Sep 13, 2018

      Best of luck!

    • Paul Van Hook

      Paul Van Hook

      Sep 10, 2018

    • Jez (Singapore)

      Jez (Singapore)

      Sep 10, 2018

      Good luck Wilks!

      £30.00

    • Audrey

      Audrey

      Sep 8, 2018

      Good luck, Connor!

      £30.00

    • James Foster

      James Foster

      Sep 7, 2018

      Swim faster Wilks! Albanian sharks are some of the deadliest. Good luck mate!

      £20.00

    • Fiona Perry

      Fiona Perry

      Sep 7, 2018

      See you on the other side ....Fi, Allan & Leo xx

      £50.00

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