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£1,720raised of £750 target by 63 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,720 to Help Greys Eleven Plus

    Funded on Sunday, 24th September 2017

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    On Saturday 23rd September 2017 I will be doing the London Walking Marathon (26.2 miles) to raise much needed funds for Greys Eleven Plus.

    A bit about this wonderful cause: Greys Eleven Plus is a sanctuary that is run by Carmel Holland to look after old, unwanted and ill greyhounds and lurchers that have nowhere else to go. They are cared for in her home during their twilight years. For some of these ill treated abandoned hounds this is their first taste of home life and to be loved as a pet. Some have never experienced a full tummy and a soft bed. Incredibly sad considering their ages.

    Greys Eleven Plus is a small independently run sanctuary that receives no other funding and relies purely upon donations, so every penny really counts. It costs £75 per month to feed one dog and Carmel often has up to 10 hounds at a time. As you can imagine medication/supplements and vet bills are high and unfortunately can be frequent given the age of the hounds.

    Now for a bit about me! I am passionate about greyhounds they generally have awful lives when racing receiving hardly any care for which they suffer in later life. Yet these beautiful hounds are so gentle and loving. Seeing them blossom is so special.

    Due to my medical conditions I cannot run a marathon as I have had spinal surgery and I also have osteoarthritis in my hip (which needs replacing) so this will be a real challenge for me to complete. But I am so determined to raise these much needed funds and I hope you will all support me.

    My target is £750 so please help me reach (no actually smash!) it.

    Thank you for reading this and all your support.



    Lorraine Duggan

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      • Amanda  Palmer

        Amanda Palmer

        Sep 23, 2017

        Hawk and Penny say well done!!!!


      • Yvonne Mobley

        Yvonne Mobley

        Sep 21, 2017

        Great cause. I'm Carmel's sister. All the best for your walk. Keep up the good work. x


      • Roger Pell

        Roger Pell

        Sep 21, 2017

        Hope you have decent walking footwear and Epsom salts for after. Good walking RP


      • Helen Scholes

        Helen Scholes

        Sep 20, 2017

        Good luck and thank you for doing this for the oldies x


      • odell  lewis

        odell lewis

        Sep 20, 2017

        Odell 👐

      • Emma  Shepherd

        Emma Shepherd

        Sep 19, 2017

        Good luck Lorraine! Xxx


      • Bill EJ

        Bill EJ

        Sep 19, 2017

        Great work Lorraine - good luck!


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