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raised of £1,000 target by 54 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,493 to Support two Charities - Bradford Hospitals Children’s Charity and Value Independence

    Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, UK
    Funded on Friday, 3rd August 2018

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    I have decided to try and raise money for two organisations. The first is Value Independence. I have chosen this Charity after reading a wonderful book called Letter to Louis, written by Alison White about her life, and her family’s life, caring for Louis. If you haven’t already read the book, I encourage you to do so. Louis was delivered by emergency C section at 32 weeks, and suffered severe brain damage and has cerebral palsy and learning difficulties. Louis’ story has inspired me in many ways, and I know as I am battling my way around the London Marathon, Louis will be in my thoughts. Value Independence is one of the organisations which has provided help and support to Louis and I would like to raise funds for them. The organisation provides support to help people to gain new skills, improve confidence and become more independent, whether it be within their own home or within the community. In particular, they are struggling at the moment for funds for a full disabled toilet with tracking hoist and lift in their building. It would be amazing to help them achieve this aim. The second Charity is Bradford Hospitals Children’s Charity. For the past few years I have Chaired the Charity’s Bid Panel, which allocates funds for many and varied things with the aim of improving the quality of service and care for patients and carers in Bradford. Any monies raised will be split equally between the two.



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      • ben sheppard

        ben sheppard

        Apr 27, 2018

        Well done H!


      • Richard Waddington

        Richard Waddington

        Apr 26, 2018

        This is a sum made up of cash donations from various generous people who have handed me notes over the past few days. So thanks everybody we’ve smashed our target!!


      • Annette Jackson

        Annette Jackson

        Apr 25, 2018

        Well done, I hope you enjoyed it! X


      • Rebecca Cesar de Sa

        Rebecca Cesar de Sa

        Apr 24, 2018

        Great running, even in the extreme heat! Love Becca and Nuno x


      • Steve Murray

        Steve Murray

        Apr 24, 2018

        Well done Helen! Great effort in the heat raising funds for a good cause.Steve


      • Anonymous


        Apr 22, 2018

        Well done you!! 😀 Love from The Woods x

      • Jann Smith

        Jann Smith

        Apr 22, 2018

        From Jann and Paul .


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      Helen Waddington

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      Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, UK

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