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£2,227
raised of £1,000 target by 143 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,227 to provide financial support to the German tourists who had their motorbike stolen and burned out in North Belfast.

    Cliftonpark Avenue, Belfast
    Funded on Thursday, 5th July 2018

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    Story

    We are the Let Youth Lead Youth Taking Action Committee; we are working to make positive changes across the Cliftonville area in North Belfast. We are providing a voice for young people and we want to show that young people can play a positive role in our community.

    Today we saw the news that a German couple had their motorbike stolen and burned out, we are in complete and utter disgust as it has forced them to move away from where they are staying and left them financially struggling and extremely upset. We spoke to the couple and got their email address to keep in contact with them. Out of kindness and outrage of the news we would like to try and raise money to help financially support them with their travels around the North and pay them back for this outrageous arson attack. This has disrupted their 2 week holiday in Belfast and left them distraught.

    As a youth committee we want to help make them happy after such a disgusting action and we hope that this gesture will help them see the positive side of young people and our community.

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    • Karen Rice3 years ago
      Karen Rice

      Karen Rice

      3 years ago

      The Youth Taking Action Committee of LYL want to say a massive thank you to everyone that has donated. Our final total raised is £2,387, we have had £100 donated from the management committee of CCRF and £60 cash donations. We were also contacted by John McAreavey who had set up a page, he kindly donated the £355.90 his page raised to ours, so once again thank you. We have been in contact with the couple and we will be making arrangements to get the money to them within the next few days.

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    Page last updated on: 7/9/2018 13.02

    Supporters

    143

    • John McAreavey

      John McAreavey

      Jun 26, 2018

      Funds from page set up by John McAreavey

      £355.90

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 12, 2018

      This was terrible and feel so sorry for these two lovely people. Just a little donation to show we are not all heartless thugs.

    • Ken Hanna

      Ken Hanna

      Jun 12, 2018

      Great to hear that so many decent folk have rallied round and that Martin and Liliane decided to continue with their holiday in Ireland.

      £10.00

    • Lesa Tufts

      Lesa Tufts

      Jun 11, 2018

      Enjoy the rest of your holiday and hope its won't but you off NI

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 10, 2018

      Well done to everybody involved.

      £10.00

    • John Davies

      John Davies

      Jun 10, 2018

      I work for German company, they are fantastic people. Great to see so much support from the real people of our wee country.

    • Amanda Orr

      Amanda Orr

      Jun 10, 2018

      Thank you for doing this Karen.

      £20.00

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    Karen Rice

    Karen Rice

    Cliftonpark Avenue, Belfast

    We are the Youth Taking Action Committee of the Let Youth Lead project. We are young people that have come together to make positive changes within our community, to be a voice for others and to tackle the issues affecting young people, our community and society as a whole.

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