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£3,082
raised of £2,500 target by 105 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,082 to Down Syndrome Swimming - Great Britain (DSS-GB)

    Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 31st May 2022

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    Swim With Conor for Down Syndrome Swimming Great Britain (DSS-GB)

    Charity No: 1175333 Registered Address:7 Copthall Gardens TW1 4HH

    Down Syndrome Swimming Great Britain (DSS-GB) is a volunteer led charity which enables children, young adults and adults with T21 or Mosaic Down syndrome to reach their potential as elite swimmers giving them the opportunity to compete at national and international level. DSS-GB aims to be the leading voice for aspiring swimmers with Down syndrome. DSS-GB provides resources for swimmers with Down syndrome to share specialist training, health and nutrition best practice and gain swimmer classification. DSS-GB is the leading force in identifying future swimming talent amongst those with Down syndrome within Great Britain. https://www.dss-gb.org

    In October 2021, Conor Macauley-Conway, a member of David Lloyd, Epsom, swam with DSS-GB at the Down Syndrome European Swimming Championships in Ferrara, Italy, picking up two bronze medals. He is now training for the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships, being held in Portugal, in October 2022.

    What is the significance of 21 ?

    People with Down Syndrome are born with an extra chromosome which is a duplicate of Chromosome 21.

    How can you support ?

    You can support Conor’s challenge to raise 2000 GBP by making a donation using this page or ...

    EVEN BETTER – make a contribution (10 GBP minimum) and swim with Conor for one of his weekend sessions. You don’t need to swim all 60 lengths, you might just want to swim 1 length, 10 lengths or simply walk some lengths. It’s entirely up to you.

    To raise funds for DSS-GB, and to raise awareness about Down Syndrome and with the support of David Lloyd, Epsom, Conor will be embarking on an epic 21 day challenge. He will be swimming 1500m every day, for the first 21 days of March, with the last of his 21 swims taking place on the 21st March, World Down Syndrome Day. The distance he will swim is the equivalent of swimming the English Channel.

    You can sign up to swim with Conor at David Lloyd Reception or e-mail David Lloyd at epsom@davidlloyd.co.uk

    Please entitle your e-mail ‘Swim with Conor’ stating your preferred swim day from the list below. You will then be sent a confirmation e-mail.

    Saturday 19th March. 6:00 – 7:00pm Sunday 20th March. 6:00 – 7:00pm.

    Monday 21st March 6:00 – 7:00

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    • John Conway5 months ago
      John Conway

      John Conway

      5 months ago

      Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. We have met our initial target. As well as supporting DSS-GB at the World Championships, any additional funds raised will go towards supporting the British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in November. Thank you again. We are truly humbled by your generosity and support. Conor (and John)

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    Supporters

    105

    • Jennie

      Jennie

      Apr 1, 2022

      Well done Connor

      £10.00

    • Gayle Marshall

      Gayle Marshall

      Mar 25, 2022

      Awesome effort Connor !

      £50.00

    • DL member

      DL member

      Mar 24, 2022

      £10.00

    • Tim Steele

      Tim Steele

      Mar 23, 2022

      £40.00

    • Lynn ( friend of Chloe)

      Lynn ( friend of Chloe)

      Mar 23, 2022

      Great cause . Good luck!

      £20.00

    • The Maguire’s

      The Maguire’s

      Mar 22, 2022

      Congratulations Conor

      £20.00

    • The Groocock’s

      The Groocock’s

      Mar 22, 2022

      Well Done Connor !!!From The Groocock’s

      £50.00

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