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£2,714
raised of £4,000 target by 51 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,714 to support the Margarita Whitehead Dyslexia Scholarship Fund

    Malvern, Worcestershire
    Funded on Tuesday, 15th June 2021

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    How it all started

    Until her passing in 2018, Margarita helped dyslexic children and adults transform their lives using the groundbreaking "Gift of Dyslexia" Davis methods.

    I am absolutely bursting with excitement, so had to drop you a note to let you know! Having read to W. this evening for half an hour he begged me to read another chapter. Being desperate for a cup of tea, I said to him that if he wanted to know what happened next he could read it himself – HE DID! … he excitedly told me what had happened – so I know that he understood it as well! Thank you.

    Read more testimonials to the work of Margarita and her Davis colleagues here

    After Margarita's passing, many of her clients, colleagues, relatives and friends wanted children and adults to continue to be helped by her legacy. That's how the Margarita Whitehead Scholarship Fund got going.

    Who is involved

    The Margarita Whitehead Scholarship Fund is managed by Gifts for Dyslexia, a small charity set up in 2013 to raising funds so that children and adults with learning differences and on limited means can be helped through the Davis methods. Find out more about Gifts for Dyslexia here.

    Philip and Chloe's marathon run

    On 22nd September 2019, Chloe Moore and Philip Whitehead took part in the Running GP Marathon at Goodwood Motor Circuit to raise funds. Their spectacular effort raised £1,141 that have helped individuals and families on low incomes gain benefit from the Davis methods.

    My Everest

    In Spring 2021, Richard Whitehead wants to add to that total by making 18 ascents in the Malvern Hills, the total altitude of which will amount to a full Everest climb. This will bring much-needed fresh funds to Gifts for Dyslexia so that more individuals can be helped.

    Please help by donating if you can and by sharing our campaign far and wide!

    And we did it!!! The final ascent was on Monday 7th June. Thank you all for your wonderful support!

    Follow our video log on Youtube or in our public Facebook Group.

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      Page last updated on: 6/15/2021 07.51

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      51

      • Tania

        Tania

        Jun 15, 2021

        Fantastic efforts all round xx

        £40.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 14, 2021

      • Karen Hautz

        Karen Hautz

        Jun 14, 2021

        Wonderful achievement, Richard and Tanya!

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 14, 2021

        Wow. Have been so inspired by this fundraising effort from you: My Everest - Going to the Top for Learning Differences. Just love the concept. Love the Davis approach.

      • Angela Canning

        Angela Canning

        Jun 12, 2021

        A brilliant idea and the bursary is so important. Congratulations

        £50.00

      • Mo C

        Mo C

        Jun 12, 2021

        Thank you for your work x

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 12, 2021

        £50.00

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