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228%
£1,141
raised of £500 target by 46 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,141 to support the Margarita Whitehead Dyslexia Scholarship Fund

    Funded on Wednesday, 8th January 2020

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    Story

    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 would 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.

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    • Richard Whitehead2 years ago
      Richard Whitehead

      Richard Whitehead

      2 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Thank you to all the amazing people who have donated so generously to Margarita's fund! We are overwhelmed that so much has been donated so quickly.

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 10/9/2019 12.45

    Supporters

    46

    • Philip McDowell

      Philip McDowell

      Oct 9, 2019

      Well done Phil and Chloe, Ben should have told us about this earlier, the big fool! From Philip & Bernadette

      £50.00

    • Suzie

      Suzie

      Oct 1, 2019

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 1, 2019

      £5.00

    • Amanda Bergstrom

      Amanda Bergstrom

      Sep 30, 2019

      £40.00

    • Siobhan Morris

      Siobhan Morris

      Sep 26, 2019

      Congratulations !

      £20.00

    • Nina Kicul

      Nina Kicul

      Sep 26, 2019

      I’m so proud of you both! What a wonderful tribute to a wonderful lady x

      £20.00

    • Rosemary Whitehead

      Rosemary Whitehead

      Sep 25, 2019

      Very well done to you both!

      £100.00

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    Richard Whitehead

    Richard Whitehead

    Richard has been helping children and adults with dyslexia, ADHD and maths difficulties using the Davis methods for 20 years. He now also uses Davis methods to help children and adults with autism. He is author of the book "Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If?"

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