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£785raised of £1,000 target by 33 supporters

    Weʼve raised £785 to help campers attend Camp Allen through the 'Ami Goodwin Adopt A Camper Program'.

    Funded on Friday, 27th January 2017

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    'The Ami Goodwin Adopt A Camper Program' helps send campers to Camp Allen who otherwise may not be able to afford it. Camp Allen is life changing for many people, however some people cannot afford to attend, this program helps those who need the financial help to experience a life changing summer camp.


    In 2013 I applied to work at a summer camp in America. As a young and probably naive 22 year old, who hadn't really seen much of the World, this was my time to explore the great unknown, a dream come true, travelling across the World to see the USA!

    What I didn't realise at the time was that in fact, it was not the travelling that was to be the making of me, it was the summer camp experience itself. I had never once thought about special needs as an option for the summer, but that was all to change when, now a good friend of mine Michael messaged me and requested an interview. The rest they say, is history...

    Now 4 summers on Camp Allen has done so much for me, for the staff, for those who attend and for the families who send their loved ones to the camp and this incredible work has been going on long before I was a counsellor and it will continue long after I am gone.


    SO, my plan, roughly in the next 4 months, will be to complete a 5k run, a 10k run, a half marathon and a full marathon. I have set myself a target of completing all 4 races by next February/ March meaning that on average I will complete roughly a race per month, in reality the 5k and 10k will be done in the same month.

    I will update everyone on this page when I have signed up to each event, the day of the event and also my results for those interested. Thanks for reading and thanks even more for donating!

    For anyone wishing to visit the Camp Allen website out of interest, here is the link:




    • Elliott Massingham1 year ago
      Elliott Massingham

      Elliott Massingham

      1 year ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Thank you to everyone who has donated so far, but I am still only half way there, I am creating another crowdfunding page in the next couple of days where the funds from this page will be carried over and that page will run until marathon day. Once again, you have all surpassed yourselves with kindness and you really don't understand what all this money can do for somone. But please, I don't want to lose momentum with it and want to exceed the £1000 mark. Keep your eyes peeled over the next few days for a new page.

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    • Elliott Massingham2 years ago
      Elliott Massingham

      Elliott Massingham

      2 years ago

      It's race week so spread the word to all of your friends and family about this incredible camp and all that it does.

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    • Elliott Massingham2 years ago
      Elliott Massingham

      Elliott Massingham

      2 years ago

      For anyone interested in visiting the Camp Allen website out of interest, here is the link: www.campallennh.org

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    • Elliott Massingham2 years ago
      Elliott Massingham

      Elliott Massingham

      2 years ago

      I am into the first official week of training, working on my pace and figuring out a realistic time to complete a marathon. When training gets into full swing I will have a more accurate idea of what time I feel is realistic for me, but also respectable enough to be proud of my accomplishments. Thanks for donating and please tell all your friends and family about this amazing place called Camp Allen and share the life out of the link!

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 11/26/2016 12:31 PM



    • Joe Moore

      Joe Moore

      Nov 26, 2016

      Here's another £20 mate! Keep up the good work ❤️


    • Mary Constance

      Mary Constance

      Nov 25, 2016

      Love you my friend!


    • Paul Cornforth

      Paul Cornforth

      Nov 22, 2016

      Get up there charver! I'll race you when I'm back. Keep up the good work!


    • Clodagh Ní Chroimí­n

      Clodagh Ní Chroimí­n

      Nov 21, 2016

      Hope it all runs smoothly for you (pun intended). Great thing to do!


    • Charli Roberts

      Charli Roberts

      Nov 20, 2016

      Keep going El. Great times so far Char x


    • kelsey winter

      kelsey winter

      Nov 20, 2016

      Smashing it Badge!x


    • Megan Nicholas

      Megan Nicholas

      Nov 15, 2016

      sorry it's taken me so long, your doing an amazing job elliot! 100% the heart of Camp Allen 💙💜🌲


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    Elliott Massingham

    Elliott Massingham

    I am 25 now, but at the age of 22 I applied to work in America, it changed my life and now I am looking to raise money for a great cause, a cause in which I owe a lot!

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