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£1,290raised of £5,000 target by 58 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,290 to help fund a racing wheelchair for local boy, Kalem.

    Sproatley, Hull, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 3rd November 2018

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    Story

    14 year old, Kalem Bennett is taking part in the Great North Run (GNR Juniors) on Saturday 8th September 2018 to raise funds for his own racing wheelchair. Currently training with English Athletics coach Steve, Kalem is aspiring to become a Para-Olympian. The specialist racing chair he needs to train and complete effectively, costs in the region of £5000 plus, which Kalem aims to raise by competing in sponsored events, using a loaned racing wheelchair not configured to Kalems requirements.

    Born with Spina Bifida, meaning he was paralysed from the waist down, this event will be a huge challenge for Kalem after his recent medical set back in February of this year, when his shunt blocked, resulting in emergency brain surgery. With real determination and a 'can do - will do' attitude, Kalem has defied the odds and bounced back quicker than the medical experts predicted, with the challenge of the GNR firmly in his sights.

    Thank you for sponsoring Kalem!

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    • Annmarie Bennett3 months ago
      Annmarie Bennett

      Annmarie Bennett

      3 months ago

      Thank you to everyone who donated to Kalem, with his Just Giving page and sponsors Kalem is half way there to his target 😆. Kalem completed his challenge of Junior Great North Run in true style and is already looking for future challenges ...Thank you for your continued support xx

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    • Annmarie Bennett5 months ago
      Annmarie Bennett

      Annmarie Bennett

      5 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 10/2/2018 7:28 PM

    Supporters

    58

    • Suzanne Taylor

      Suzanne Taylor

      Oct 2, 2018

      GO KALEM. SO PROUD OF YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS.

      £100.00

    • Tracy

      Tracy

      Sep 23, 2018

      Kalem is an inspiration!

      £5.00

    • Chris Bush

      Chris Bush

      Sep 8, 2018

      Go for it Kxx

      £20.00

    • Jamie Roberts

      Jamie Roberts

      Sep 8, 2018

      All the luck in the world today, Kalem. Lots of love, see you soon and have fun!! ❤💪🙌

      £20.00

    • Uncle Chris & Auntie Clair

      Uncle Chris & Auntie Clair

      Sep 7, 2018

      Good luck Kalem at the GNR, we are really proud of the hard work your putting in, enjoy tomorrow 👍xx

      £30.00

    • Nicky x

      Nicky x

      Sep 7, 2018

      Smash it K 👊 you so have got this!! Good luck xxx

      £10.00

    • Ivelina McCartney

      Ivelina McCartney

      Aug 20, 2018

      Good luck, Kalem! X

      £30.00

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    Annmarie Bennett

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    Sproatley, Hull, UK

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