Weʼve raised £700 to help Kilburn Park School create a school garden for pupils and families
- London, UK
- Funded on Saturday, 30th October 2021
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I am a governor at Kilburn Park School along with Mary Arnold (also pictured above - we are second and third from left). Like many schools in our local area Kilburn Park has had a difficult year during the covid pandemic, not just with school closures and remote learning, but also internal flooding and roof repairs.
I want to raise money specifically to allow the school to make the most of 8 raised beds they have on the grounds for planting and growing seeds with the children. We need soil and seeds and other basic garden equipment.
I believe that growing food together will enhance the mental health and wellbeing of the students and staff alike.
To raise this money I am taking part in the Triathlon at Blenheim Palace on 11th September 2021.
I will be doing the SuperSprint which involves a 400 metre open-water swim, a 13.3 km bike ride and 2.9 km run. I will be training along with an amazing 200+ people from across the Kensal Rise community. Together we are supporting more than 25 local charities.
Please sponsor me and Kilburn Park via this page!
More stories from the 200-strong Kensal Tri Team can be found here: https://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/kensal-rise-triathlon-team-in-training-8064584
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Sep 17, 2021
Great cause Sarah! Thanks for sharing this.
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 11, 2021
Thankfully a shorter bike ride than your last endeavour! Well done.
Sep 11, 2021
Very nice initiative for a worthy cause
Sep 8, 2021
Good luck everyone!
Well done Sarah
Sep 7, 2021
Sep 6, 2021
Keep growing! Xxx
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Sarah Tomlin is a former scientist and journalist who joined Kilburn Park Governors in 2020. For many years Sarah worked as an editor at Nature magazine, the science weekly. She is also involved in her local community: most recently helping the vaccine efforts as a volunteer.