Weʼre raising £2,000 to help fund a handcycle this will then enable me to attempt and compete in duelathons and triathlons.
- Grays, United Kingdom
- Disability support
- Time left
- 16 days to go
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Hi people, hope you are all well, not great timing being Christmas and all that, but after conversation with people their comments and encouragement. I have decided to embark on a fundraising mission to raise the funds for me to be able to purchase a elite hand cycle. a very expensive piece of equipment that I could never afford to purchase independently.
my reason for wanting this piece of equipment is that it will create opportunities for me, by this I mean it will enable me to enter and compete in triathlons. not only does this have a detrimental effect on my mental well-being, it allows me to get out and meet new people.
however it also has positive rewards for others as I would use it to fundraise for other charities. I have tried on numerous occasions to try and find a sponsor/s to provide me with funding that enables me to purchase equipment and to attend events and compete. again on a positive side I would be willing to promote the company/ies who were willing to help by promoting/advertising their firm. so if this appeals to you maybe we could hold talks to negotiate.
I am going to stoke Mandeville this Saturday 12/11/16 to try out for shooting, swimming, archery. this is a basic assessment to see if I can make it to Tokyo for the 2020 para games.
I have 3 main stage events booked in for next year they are Silverstone half marathon in March 2017, Brighton full marathon, and then London, I would like to attend lots of other events but am bound financially. so again if your looking to promote your company/business then I am happy to do so.
I was injured in 2008 RTA came off a motorbike and damaged my spine leaving me with life changing injuries, I am confined to a wheelchair and will be for the rest of my days, however I chose not to give up and continue to march on, I am touched by the well wishers and followers I have in my life and I will continue to wow the people of their hearts and minds.
a big thank you to all those who help
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Eddie Clampin3 months ago
hi I just want to say I am blown away by the kindness and generosity of the people who have took time to donate to my cause I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart, and please do approach me and introduce yourself if you see me out and about after all it is your help that allows me to continue what I enjoy and feel passionate about doing I will keep you all up to speed with my journey and up and coming events the next one being in Hadleigh Suffolk on the 20th November have a great evening one and all eddie x
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Feb 11, 2017
Feb 10, 2017
hope you reach your target .x
Feb 10, 2017
Best of luck with this, Eddie. xx
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