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    Weʼve raised £900 to The Smile of a Child (Albania to Corfu swim 🇬🇷)

    Corfu, Greece
    Funded on Sunday, 30th December 2018

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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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      Connor O'Keeffe

      Connor O'Keeffe

      Corfu, Greece

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