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£1,100raised of £1,000 target by 68 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,100 to To help buy equipment for the local Community Midwives who support the local Mums and Babies in Clevedon

    Location
    Clevedon, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Friday, 15th September 2017

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    I have served the local community for the last 35 yrs, as a Community MIdwife and feel as passionate about my role now, as I did in 1982 when I first came to work in Clevedon.

    I am about to celebrate a big birthday - it ends with a 0 and starts with a 6 !!! and want to try and do something very useful in the process, which is fundraising to buy equipment to benefit the new babies and new parents locally here when I live and work.

    To do this I am going to take part in the 'long swim' I have a colleague who is swimming with me- Alice Fountain. The distance is a measured mile in the sea, the Bristol Channel, between Ladye Bay and the Pier on Clevedon Beach, and we are doing this on Sat 22/07/2017. All I want is to feel supported for my efforts and hopefully you will be able donate a little to help my cause. If everyone gave a little, I may achieve a lot.

    I would like to fund the buying of a Bilirubin transcutaneous monitor. This would then be used locally to help check on the Jaundice levels of new borns, here in Clevedon.

    So please please help me help the NHS and donate a few pennies.

    Thank you in anticipation of your giving.

    Joyce x

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      • Pippa Gribben

        Pippa Gribben

        Aug 30, 2017

        It was lovely to bump into you before your big swim! Congratulations on an amazing achievement and have a wonderful year of celebrations! X

        £20.00

      • Penelope Merrick

        Penelope Merrick

        Aug 28, 2017

        Joyce you are truly amazing at your job & the energy you give back to new mothers.only just seen this as been away! Hope you had an amazing big birthday - looking fabulous and great fundraising xxx

        £20.00

      • Pui Kwan Li

        Pui Kwan Li

        Aug 27, 2017

        Well done, very brave of you to swim in the sea

        £10.00

      • Linda Partridge

        Linda Partridge

        Aug 27, 2017

        Sorry I'm late but well done Joyce - brilliant xxx

        £50.00

      • Liz Semple

        Liz Semple

        Aug 27, 2017

        Thank you Joyce for always doing such a fantastic job looking after the generations of mothers of Clevedon.

        £30.00

      • Steph Weeks

        Steph Weeks

        Aug 27, 2017

        You are a fabulous midwife! Well done on raising so much :)

        £5.00

      • Jan & Rod

        Jan & Rod

        Aug 20, 2017

        Good luck with the fundraising!

        £30.00

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      Clevedon, United Kingdom

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