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I Choose Life Foundation

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£2,395raised of £10,000 target by 71 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to raise money for the I Choose Life Foundation to help us support those who are finding life just too much to deal with.

Harrogate, UK

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“Once upon a time, there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work.

One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, and so, he walked faster to catch up.

As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young man, and that what he was doing was not dancing at all. The young man was reaching down to the shore, picking up small objects, and throwing them into the ocean.

He came closer still and called out "Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?"

The young man paused, looked up, and replied "Throwing starfish into the ocean."

"I must ask, then, why are you throwing starfish into the ocean?" asked the somewhat startled wise man.

To this, the young man replied, "The sun is up and the tide is going out. If I don't throw them in, they'll die."

Upon hearing this, the wise man commented, "But, young man, do you not realize that there are miles and miles of beach and there are starfish all along every mile? You can't possibly make a difference!"

At this, the young man bent down, picked up yet another starfish, and threw it into the ocean. As it met the water, he said, "It made a difference for that one.”

― Loren Eiseley

I Choose Life Foundation would like to enable 1 million people to support those struggling with mental health by 2020. That small gesture at the right moment can make all the difference to an individual and could be the one thing that saves their life. Donate to support us to get to 1 million people and help them to make a difference.

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71

  • Elizabeth Vickerstaff

    Elizabeth Vickerstaff

    Aug 5, 2019

    Well done Claire and Michael on successfully running the York 10K.

  • Laurence Parker

    Laurence Parker

    Aug 4, 2019

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 18, 2019

    £40.00

  • ian griffiths

    ian griffiths

    Mar 30, 2019

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 1, 2019

    Congratulations on a wonderful, life affirming achievment! Thank you

    £100.00

  • Anya Mathewson

    Anya Mathewson

    Jan 28, 2019

    Great cause. Well done to everyone. Anya

    £25.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 28, 2019

    Well done on the challenge! Xx

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