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£652raised of £800 target by 41 supporters

    Weʼve raised £652 to 28/07/18 we will be walking Scafell Pike in memory of all lives lost in open water trying to raise funds for emergency throw line stations.

    Funded on Wednesday, 7th November 2018

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    In 2011 I lost my first born son Dylan to open water. Since then I have taught over 135,000 people about the dangers in and around open water self funded.

    I am walking Scafell Pike on the 28th July 2018 trying to raise funds for emergency throw line stations.(Anyone who knows me knows I am worse than rubbish at walking so this is a huge challenge for me)

    I will walk with other family and friends who have lost loved ones to open water, Fire and rescue service and anyone who would like to join us. I feel the heartache & devastation first hand there is no greater pain than losing a child.

    Where my son died like in many cases there was no life saving equipment that could have potentially saved his life. We lose between 3 to 400 live every year in the UK to open water. £800 would fund just 1 station we have already secured funding and had around 15 of these stations installed all placed in memory of a life lost in open water.

    With others to be installed around the country we hope by raising funds for them to be installed it will create a knock on affect and councils will support our efforts and help to fund even more of these lifesaving pieces of equipment. They have already proved themselves by saving lives.

    The walk itself will be gruelling as I suffer with Crohn's disease I was diagnosed around 14 years ago and have never been in remission I suffer pain daily. With family , friends, grit and determination, I will make it up that mountain. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/213172 . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnsv-z3Yxe4

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      41

      • Stephen Arnold

        Stephen Arnold

        Jul 30, 2018

        Well done, not sure I could have done this. Here's hoping you reach your total.

        £50.00

      • Lorraine, Boys and Bump

        Lorraine, Boys and Bump

        Jul 30, 2018

        Well done to you all. What a fab achievement. All your work you've done is fantastic. Xx

        £30.00

      • amy astley

        amy astley

        Jul 29, 2018

        ♥️ well done to you all your all amazing xx

        £10.00

      • Fee n Clare

        Fee n Clare

        Jul 28, 2018

        Good luck x

        £10.00

      • Pamela Thompson

        Pamela Thompson

        Jul 28, 2018

        £10.00

      • Angela Finn

        Angela Finn

        Jul 28, 2018

        £5.00

      • Alison & Marc Schmid

        Alison & Marc Schmid

        Jul 28, 2018

        Good luck for a very worth cause.

        £20.00

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