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£2,030raised of £6,000 target by 73 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,030 to benefit six separate charities who supported us and Daniel 10 years ago. We are climbing Mount Snowdon in memory of him.

    South East, England
    Funded on Sunday, 15th October 2017

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    This year we have chosen to challenge ourselves by climbing/walking up Mount Snowdon in memory of our son Daniel, who died ten years ago of a rare brain stem tumour aged just 11 months. He was a happy, smiley baby who inspired many, many people.
    We have chosen six of the charities (one each!) who have helped us on our journey over the last ten years. They are Demelza House Children's Hospice, King's College Hospital (TC5 and Lion Ward), Ronald McDonald House, The Salvation Army, The Child Death Helpline and Pembury Hospital (Children's ward).
    We have also been receiving money from family members over the years and this will be going towards buying one or two 'Sensory-in-a-suitcase' (portable sensory equipment) for Rainbow Trust - another charity who provided us with vital support and continues to help families with seriously ill children.
    We will be completing our Snowdon challenge sometime during the week beginning 29th July - weather will dictate the day we actually go up!!
    The Snowdon Team so far are:

    Richard Bourlet - Dear family friend, travelling all the way from Geneva
    James Cailes - Susannah's brother and a late entry John - James' friend
    Amanda, Chris and Evie Doe - Susannah's sister, brother-in-law & niece
    Colin and Jane Mildwater - Friends from our village (Jane-support crew!)
    Robert, Louise, Bethany and Naomi Wickenden - Louise has been a friend of Susannah since 1972!
    ....and of course, Richard, Susannah, Thomas, Hannah, Lydia & Faith and Messy Marvin!!

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    • Susannah Strawson1 year ago
      Susannah Strawson

      Susannah Strawson

      1 year ago

      Good evening all! This is the last day for fundraising on this website, so a massive thank you to you all for your donations. With our online and offline giving we are now up to £4700, which a stunning amount. Nearly there.....We have an open house event on Saturday 28th October from 10am till 3pm to try and raise more money to push towards our target. P Please come along if you can - there will be coffee and Snowdon themed bakes, plus other goodies to browse and purchase if you like?!!

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    • Susannah Strawson1 year ago
      Susannah Strawson

      Susannah Strawson

      1 year ago

      Our fundraising afternoon at The Dovecote Inn in Capel went very well. The band Dovestock, who perform fortnightly on a Monday evening, kindly offered to collect money for our Snowdon challenge. So we went along to spend a lovely sunny afternoon on bank holiday Monday listening to the band whilst Lydia and Faith went round with buckets collecting donations, there was a raffle too! £218 were raised in a few hours. Thank you Dovestock (great gig) and The Dovecote Inn, we had a super afternoon, relaxing in the sun enjoying the music.

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    • Susannah Strawson1 year ago
      Susannah Strawson

      Susannah Strawson

      1 year ago

      Richard and Bethany were blown through the door next which was a blessing as we needed the picnic! Yes we had picnics at 1085m! Trying to eat sandwiches whilst your teeth are chattering and your arms are shaking is interesting!!!! Finally we applauded the 3 remaining Wickeden's as they came through the door to complete our team. Little Naomi was a shivering, soggy 5 yr old, who was quickly changed and handed a welcoming hot choc. We were so thankful the rescue train (for café staff!) was delayed, it gave us time to warm up and plan our descent!

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    Page last updated on: 10/15/2017 7:50 PM

    Supporters

    73

    • Claire Carr

      Claire Carr

      Oct 10, 2017

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 7, 2017

    • Laura Webb

      Laura Webb

      Sep 27, 2017

      Amazing work all of you. What a wonderful team you are. Much love and admiration for you all. Xxxxx

      £20.00

    • Rachel Smith

      Rachel Smith

      Sep 26, 2017

      Well done !! Shame the weather made it a much tougher challenge

    • andrew uttley

      andrew uttley

      Sep 24, 2017

      Well done Colin you dozy old fart you're not 27 anymore you know!

      £50.00

    • Sarah Middleton

      Sarah Middleton

      Sep 22, 2017

      Congratulations Colin, Jane and all the team! Amazing effort! X

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 13, 2017

      Congratulations to you all! Superb effort

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    Susannah Strawson

    Susannah Strawson

    South East, England

    We are Team Strawson - Richard, Susannah, Thomas, Hannah, Lydia and Faith. We are remembering our little Daniel, who died ten years ago of a rare brain stem tumour. We are hoping to raise much needed funds for several of the charities who have helped and supported our journey.

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