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Closed 04/05/2017

raised of £8,000 target by 39 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,070 to provide 10 children with a maximum of £800 each of funding for extra curricular activities for 1 year.

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 4th May 2017

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    With the closure of nearly half of all youth clubs and the rising cost of living, for families finding things for their children to turn their hand to can be very difficult, leaving some young people without anything to be a part of or put their talents to.

    My aim is to raise £8,000 which will fund 10 London children to start or continue an non academic extra curricular activity for the year. Research suggests that parents spend on average £800 a year to allow their child to attend an after school group and with the rising cost of living many parents can not afford to sustain or start this!

    Not only am I hoping to fund a child's interest and passion but there is a strong link between extra curricular activity and higher achievement overall for young people thus the aim is to raise aspirations for those children who will be funded. On the flip side, there is also a strong link between the lack of youth facilities (such as youth centres) and increase in youth violence/crime so your donations will be helping to stir children away from such paths.

    I believe that it is vitally important that we are able to help our young people spend more time in constructive environments and less time in destructive environments and your donation will help to do this.

    I have long term plans to continue to raise as much money as possible to sustain this initiative and to ensure children are funded for longer than a year but my first target is 10 children fully funded for one year!

    Not matter how much is raised, the money will be used to allow how ever many children to have partial or full funding or an activity. I will take applications from parents and the money will be awarded to the most deserving on a case by case basis.

    I truly believe that all children deserve to have opportunities to experience and take part in activities that they are passionate about. with your help, I want us to give as many children as possible, the chance to do this in 2017!



    • Kirsty Jones3 years ago
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      Kirsty Jones

      3 years ago
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    • Kirsty Jones4 years ago
      Kirsty Jones

      Kirsty Jones

      4 years ago

      Thank you all for your support with this cause! I am humbled by each and every donation... I am now at 2% of the target thanks to you all - you are the foundations of the mountain I'm climbing. X

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    Page last updated on: 5/3/2017 20.31



    • Michelle  Martin

      Michelle Martin

      May 3, 2017

      Sorry couldnt do more, graces birthday is creeping up xx


    • Joy Donaldson

      Joy Donaldson

      May 3, 2017

      What a great cause remain focused so proud of you and your vision for our youth.

    • Louise Theodorou

      Louise Theodorou

      May 3, 2017

      Well done, such a worthy cause


    • Letitia Ackuaku

      Letitia Ackuaku

      May 3, 2017


    • Gary Warren

      Gary Warren

      Apr 23, 2017


    • Ann Martin

      Ann Martin

      Apr 14, 2017

      Sorry I couldn't do more hun. Good luck with this. A well worthy cause. X


    • Serena Williams

      Serena Williams

      Apr 14, 2017

      Well done for the good work you are doing

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    Kirsty Jones

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    London, United Kingdom

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