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£540raised of £1,200 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £540 to Raise enough money to cover the cost of bringing 2 Children from Belarus to the UK for 4 weeks of rest and recuperation.

    Southport, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 6th September 2018

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    Each year we host 2 boys from Belarus through the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line. Belarus received over 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear explosion in April 1986 and as a result, thousands are born every year who go on to develop thyroid cancer, bone cancer and leukaemia. The children visit the UK for 4 weeks of rest and recuperation. Doctors in Belarus say that this boosts the children’s immune systems for at least two years, helping them to resist, or recover from, serious illness. In the summer, when the dust causes radiation levels to rise, it is important for as many children as possible to leave their contaminated homeland for a few weeks of fresh air and clean food. It can also significantly reduce the amount of radioactive caesium which has built up in a child’s body. It costs £600 to bring over one child each year and I would really like to be able to raise enough money to cover the cost of bringing over the 2 boys we will host. Thank you for reading

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    11

    • Janet Markland

      Janet Markland

      Jun 25, 2018

      It looks like the boys are having a fantastic time!

      £30.00

    • Lucy Copeland

      Lucy Copeland

      Jun 24, 2018

      Enjoy your time with the boys before they head home Gina, still think this is an amazing thing you do xx

      £10.00

    • Juliet Knight

      Juliet Knight

      Jun 13, 2018

      How fabulous, helping to create wonderful memories for special children xx

      £50.00

    • Gail Jones

      Gail Jones

      Jun 12, 2018

      Gina you are doing a wonderful job.They look so happy.

      £100.00

    • Gill Pipes

      Gill Pipes

      Jun 11, 2018

      £30.00

    • Andy & Janet Middleton

      Andy & Janet Middleton

      Jun 10, 2018

      Watching you having fun Sent with love.

      £200.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 10, 2018

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    Gina Dorkins

    Gina Dorkins

    Southport, UK

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