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£1,360raised of £750 target by 66 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,360 to raise funds for the "Jasper King Memorial Trust"

    Location
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Category
    In memory
    Time left
    Funded on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

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    We are raising money for the Jasper King Memorial Trust

    As a team on the 19th November we are attempting to cycle and swim the equivilant distance from Edinburgh to the Isle of Eigg. This is 323KM!

    ....Why Edinburgh to Eigg?

    'The Jasper King Memorial Trust' aims to create outward bound and respite holidays on The Isle of Eigg, for anyone affected by cancer.
    The Trustees aim is to help create memories and experiences which build self confidence and self esteem at a time when families affected by a diagnosis feel their world is closing in around them.

    Jasper was a talented, funny, kind and loving husband and family man. He spent his working life touring the world with his company The Chipolatas, bringing street theatre, clowning, and music, to over 44 countries for over 25 years.

    Jasper died on 3rd April 2015 at the age of 44 from stage 4 lung cancer.

    His wife Sharon King cared for him during the 3 years of his illness and was also diagnosed herself with stage 2a breast cancer in 2013.

    The Isle of Eigg was their favourite place, both the landscape and the community, and it's Sharons wish to form the Trust to create a lasting legacy and to make a difference to others.

    How will we do it?

    We are going to be in the Holiday Inn Corstorphine cycling 296KM on stationary bikes in a relay, whilst in the pool we are completing a whopping 1846 lengths again as a team.

    Please help support us on the mammoth task for an amazing cause, that is very close to all our hearts as our families have all been affected by cancer

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    • Rani Bolam

      Rani Bolam

      10 months ago

      Rani Bolam

      We are a third of the way to our cash target! And a month to go until the big day! Gina made us this video, a wee update for ya'll so you can see why we are doing this! 296km on the bike and 1846 laps in the pool... Oh the thought of it! Roll on November 19th

      Tagged:

      • Gina Scott
      • Sean DH
      • Stoo Hill

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    Supporters

    66

    • Nicola  Deeley

      Nicola Deeley

      Nov 25, 2016

      So proud of you Rani love uncle Mark and me xxx

      £20.00

    • Gail Evans

      Gail Evans

      Nov 21, 2016

      Well done guys . Gail & Steve x

      £20.00

    • Rachael White

      Rachael White

      Nov 20, 2016

      A huge well done to you all. With loving and high fives from the berries xx

      £10.00

    • Andrew Kirkpatrick

      Andrew Kirkpatrick

      Nov 20, 2016

      Well done rani !

      £20.00

    • Phil Hopwood

      Phil Hopwood

      Nov 19, 2016

      £20.00

    • Julie Hewit

      Julie Hewit

      Nov 19, 2016

      Congratulations Gina and team xx

      £10.00

    • Donald Morrison

      Donald Morrison

      Nov 19, 2016

      You are all amazing!!

      £20.00

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    Rani Bolam

    Rani Bolam

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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