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£2,900raised of £5,000 target by 39 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,900 to show our appreciation for the support the Friends of Queen Mary's Hospital provided to Kevin's stroke recovery

    London, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

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    Story

    On the 27th - 28th June 2018 the Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) Asset Allocation Team will be walking (and some running) the London Capital Ring Walk in support of our colleague Kevin Chessum! https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/walking/capital-ring

    Kevin's story

    Towards the end of 2017, our colleague and valued team member Kevin Chessum suffered from a stroke.

    Kevin has always been a lively and active colleague, friend, father and partner who enjoyed life - whether it was acting, running after a rounders ball or joining in for a couple of beers he would be there!

    As with many stroke victims, the road to recovery for Kevin has been a slow one. But Kevin has always been a fighter and he's made a lot of progress in the last few months.

    He has spent the majority of his rehabilitation time in Queen Mary's Hospital regaining his mobility. He is now finally able to move with the aid of a stick and is back home for the remainder of his recovery.

    #CR4KC

    To show our appreciation for the support Kevin has received with his rehabilitation, the team wanted to do their bit to raise money to help other stroke survivors.

    Through our Capital Ring 4 Kevin Chessum event(#CR4KC), we're fundraising to support Stroke UK and the Friends of Queen Mary's Hospital.

    Use the button to donate to our Friends of Queen Mary's Hospital.

    How else can I help?

    We'll be posting updates on LinkedIN and Twitter using the hastag #CR4KC in the run up to the big event. If would really help us if you're able to help us by liking, sharing and re-tweeting these posts to raise as much awareness and money for our charities.

    We are also fundraising for Stroke UK as part of this walk - you can visit their page here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/cr4kc

    Updates

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    • Macro Matters _4 months ago
      Macro Matters _

      Macro Matters _

      4 months ago

      A big thank you to everyone who donated generously and took the time to join us over the two days and share our updates. It made a real difference to our fundraising efforts and we’re delighted that exceeded our £10k target, raising a total £13,212 for the Friends of Queen Mary’s Hospital (QMH) and Stroke UK! Read / watch our update post through the link below to relive the events of the two days with us. Thanks again for your support - enjoy! https://macromatters.lgim.com/categories/macrobites/an-update-on-our-cr4kc-challenge/

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    • Macro Matters _6 months ago
      Macro Matters _

      Macro Matters _

      6 months ago

      Thanks for everyone that's donated and shared our page so far. We're a week away from kicking off our walk and are putting the final preparations together. Do you like our logo / t-shirt design for the event? :) #CR4KC

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    Supporters

    39

    • julia burnell

      julia burnell

      Aug 7, 2018

      £5.00

    • Francis Chua

      Francis Chua

      Jul 9, 2018

      #welldone #CR4KC

      £50.00

    • Helen Franklin

      Helen Franklin

      Jul 2, 2018

      Great fundraising - well done!

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 1, 2018

    • Nimrod Capital

      Nimrod Capital

      Jun 29, 2018

      Good luck from Nimrod

      £500.00

    • Graham Moles

      Graham Moles

      Jun 28, 2018

      Great work and great cause!

      £50.00

    • Shahzada Omar Saeed

      Shahzada Omar Saeed

      Jun 28, 2018

      £100.00

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    Macro Matters _

    Macro Matters _

    London, UK

    The Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) Macro Matters blog is run by LGIM's Asset Allocation Team. Kevin Chessum who is part of the team recently suffered from a stroke and we're doing our bit to show our support for him and those that have helped him back on his feet.

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