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Piers Grundy

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raised of £6,750 target by 106 supporters

Weʼre raising £6,750 to help Piers personally drive aid to, and help at the Ukraine/Slovakia border 🤛🏽

Surrey, UK
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I am closing this fundraising page (for now). My final update ( and the videos at : https://youtu.be/Gi7iU42plps, shows how your funds were spent.

Total Raised: £6,854, minus Just Giving Fees: £198.77 (2.9%) + £24.50 (25p/donation) = £223.27, leaving £6,630.73. My Total Bill after all charges is £6,679.28. So thank you, thank you, thank you for allowing me to spend 15 days funding, working in and sharing the experience of Ukrainian Refugee Camps in Slovakia from 09/03/22 to 24/03/22.

05/11/22 - I spent all last week trying to find a van to drive aid to the Poland/Ukraine border. Despite the wealth in Surrey, all I heard was: “…we’d love to help, but…”.

I got so disillusioned, yesterday I bought this 7-seater at my own expense.

My plan is to fill it with aid, my tent and my cooking equipment, drive it all out there, and then spend my birthday (Friday 11th) and a few days either side, serving hot dogs (which I’ll buy en route) and taxiing Ukrainian refugees to their Polish hosts or stations etc.

I’ve estimated travel costs (ferry, fuel, tolls etc.), to be ~£500 each way. If you’d like to help with that, I’d love donations of £50 or more (I simply don’t know anyone who can’t afford fifty quid, including you).

The rest, I’ve either already funded (over £2.5K so far), or will fund myself. I‘ll sleep in my tent or in the van.

I’m getting the van serviced Monday 7th, and will leave ASAP afterwards.

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  • Piers Grundy3 months ago
    Piers Grundy

    Piers Grundy

    3 months ago

    I spent: £6,679.28 You Donated: £6,854 Just Giving Fees: £198.77 (2.9%) + £24.50 (25p/donation) = £223.27 Total Donations After Fees: £6,630.73 For now then, I'm working out how to 'pause' or close this fundraising page. You have no idea how grateful I am to every single person who helped me. But I'm not finished. I know many of you were expecting this, but I'm going back. I'll keep you posted, x Thank you x

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  • Piers Grundy3 months ago
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    Piers Grundy

    3 months ago

    In full chronological order (eldest to newest), especially for anyone who’s new to my quest, please see ALL of the videos I published (many didn’t publish on this site), at: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkZsFl5KCePyidzcTgttJh_GbaobJwIiT

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  • Piers Grundy3 months ago
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    3 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Just hit the 100 donors mark. You lot have no idea (unless you ask me), what difference it’s made to me. For those who don’t have my contact details, and can’t ask me directly, it’s what kept me going. And it’s what reassured me that what I thought would be welcomed and well received, was exactly that. Elliott’s Mum, Jean, Scott…in your own ways and for reasons that mean so much to me personally, you especially marked me. Amazing ✊🇺🇦 🤗😘. 🇬🇧❤️

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Page last updated on: 5/4/2022 00.49

Supporters

106

  • Dick Swadley

    Dick Swadley

    May 4, 2022

    Any friend of Robert DelGreco is a friend of mine. Thank you for your selfless & inspirational work! Dick

    £100.00

  • Max Kingdon

    Max Kingdon

    Apr 22, 2022

    Amazing work, Piers. Hope you’re well.

    £40.00

  • Laura

    Laura

    Mar 28, 2022

    You’re an inspiration Piers so just added some more to help. Heart breaking times xx

    £250.00

  • Søren Mortensen

    Søren Mortensen

    Mar 28, 2022

    Well done Piers

    £40.00

  • Paul Moores

    Paul Moores

    Mar 28, 2022

    Well done Piers. PM

    £50.00

  • Andrew Higginson

    Andrew Higginson

    Mar 28, 2022

    Thank you for being one of the ones that took some direct action to help and giving you friends the chance to contribute. Good man.

    £100.00

  • Imran Razzaq

    Imran Razzaq

    Mar 27, 2022

    You are a good man, godspeed

    £50.00

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Piers Grundy

Piers Grundy

Surrey, UK

I only live twice

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