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£305raised of £500 target by 19 supporters

    Weʼve raised £305 to Raise money for two local groups, who support children life limiting illnesses' and young adults learning disabilities.

    Tregony, Truro, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 16th September 2018

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    I am hoping to raise at least £500 that I can share between two local charities that hold a special place in my heart, People and Gardens C.I.C and Little Harbour - CHSW . Please take the time to read about these two well deserving causes below.

    People and Gardens.

    A few years ago I was lucky enough to be introduced to People and Gardens C.I.C in St Austell. At the time I was overwhelmed by the atmosphere at the nursery, everyone had a smile on their face and was happy. It is still the same today, whenever I go there I am hit with a sense of happiness and peace and it is as if my worries are just washed away. The work that Ken and Lorraine Radford's team do with young adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues is just amazing. They support those that attend to develop as individuals to be able to take control over their own lives and to have equality of choice and opportunity in the workplace. I wish I had the spare time to do some voluntary work there but I don't so my way of helping is to try and raise some much needed funds for them to be able to carry on the amazing work they do.

    Little Harbour

    Several years back I also had the honour of having a tour around the then newly built children's hospice - Little Harbour. Being a mother myself I found the whole experience incredibly emotional and selfishly grateful that I have not had the need of their support, as I cannot imagine the heartache that those families who do require the support of the staff at Little Harbour must go through. I am full of admiration for those that work there as I know I would be useless in their role. Little Harbour was a favourite charity of my late husband who also had an enormous amount of admiration for the work and support provided by the staff to those who need it.

    I shall be completing a 3.8km pool swim on the 8th Sept. I am not the strongest of swimmers and my ultimate goal is to build myself up enough to be able to complete the Castle to Castle swim at some point - maybe next year!!!

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    • Karen Butfield4 months ago
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      4 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 9/8/2018 12:57 PM

    Supporters

    19

    • Wendy Stumbles

      Wendy Stumbles

      Sep 8, 2018

      Good luck x

      £10.00

    • Mark

      Mark

      Sep 8, 2018

      Well done!!

      £50.00

    • Andrew & Sarah

      Andrew & Sarah

      Sep 8, 2018

      Best of luck for today Karen, you can do It! Xx

      £30.00

    • Elizabeth Grieve

      Elizabeth Grieve

      Sep 6, 2018

      Good luck Karen! X

      £5.00

    • Ian Nolan

      Ian Nolan

      Aug 29, 2018

      You better be wearing Tenola swim suit under your wetsuit

      £20.00

    • Yvonne Howells

      Yvonne Howells

      Aug 29, 2018

      Go girl x z

      £10.00

    • Anita Roberts

      Anita Roberts

      Aug 29, 2018

      All the best Karen xx

      £5.00

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    Karen Butfield

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    Tregony, Truro, UK

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