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£279raised of £450 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £279 to obtain needed sports equipment to help local schools and children's clubs, and I will also donate to Dementia Awareness.

    Location
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 7th January 2017

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    Hi

    My name is Donna and I have three children that are all interested in sports of different kinds, I have noticed that both in schools and in clubs there is a lack of money to buy some of the equipment that is needed as other things take priority. I am aware that we need to encourage our children to actively take part in sports to help ensure that they lead active lives.

    I am trying to raise enough money to be able to buy a some needed sports equipment that can then donated to a school or club in need so that the children will then be able to make good use of it, the more money that I can raise the more equipment I can donate.

    I would also like to be able to donate some money to Dementia Awareness as I have a personal interest in this and as we have an again population and this area needs further research for things that can be done to help people live with it and find new medications for this.

    I am looking to swim 100 miles (obviously not all in one go) which is the equivalent of swimming Holyhead to Belfast. I am aiming to complete this within 12 weeks swimming approximately 40lengths of a 50m pool a day (with time off at weekends for good behaviour).

    I will be providing updates on my lengths swam with the tracker from my local pool as proof both on this page and on my Facebook page.

    For those of you that know me well being able to help someone else achieve something, is something that I feel is a privilege and we all need a helping hand occasionally.

    Thanks in Advance

    Donna

    So I want to ask with that in mind whether you could donate towards these causes, as much or as little as you can all will be appreciated and go towards hopefully a few good causes.

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    • Donna Greenwood

      Donna Greenwood

      16 days ago

      Donna Greenwood

      My page is now closed but I am still accepting personal donations tI'll I have completed the task which is on course to finish by the end of January thank you all.

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    • Donna Greenwood

      Donna Greenwood

      a month ago

      Donna Greenwood

      Well I got back to it quicker that I thought, have now achieved 68 miles so only 32 to go trying to do the next 2 miles between now and new year. Then the remaining by the end of January so approx 7 miles a week from there on in. So if you haven't sponsored me yet please do every little helps.

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    • Donna Greenwood

      Donna Greenwood

      2 months ago

      Donna Greenwood

      Well another two weeks another 5 miles! May have to wait till a week or two though as have managed to break a small bone in my hand. So 55 done over halfway I will smash this by the end of January any suze donations dontations will be greatly received. Thanks to all who have donated and to those friends who haven't please do!

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    • Donna Greenwood

      Donna Greenwood

      2 months ago

      Donna Greenwood

      Hi all well little bit deflated wanted to reach 50 lengths this week but only managed 48 :( as had a really busy week. BUT WILL smash it next week. Well I want to ask u lot my friends if you haven't already sponsored me could you do I know there are lots of you that said you would but have probably forgotten well I said I would remind you so here it is its for x 2 great causes and I am well on the way to reaching the goal of achieving it by my finish date of 31st January. Thanks in advance for your sponsor every little helps. Thanks Donna

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    12

    • Kate Poole

      Kate Poole

      Jan 7, 2017

      £10.00

    • Diane Hogg

      Diane Hogg

      Jan 5, 2017

      your doing fab xxxx well done

      £10.00

    • Sophia Mckenna

      Sophia Mckenna

      Jan 4, 2017

      £5.00

    About the fundraiser
    Donna Greenwood

    Donna Greenwood

    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

    I am just a mum and housewife trying to ensure that children of all walks of life have access to sports equipment both at school and at clubs, and help to fund in a small way research in Dementia awareness. Showing my children that every little helps and you can do something.

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