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£587raised of £300 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £587 to send donations to Water Aid and Katumba. By swimming the 22 mile distance of the English Channel.

    Liverpool, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 18th November 2018

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    As part of my year of change I have decided to swim the Channel! Now I don't plan on going to Dover but instead I will be swimming the 22 miles distance in my local pool. That's 1416 lengths.

    Donations for this challenge will be split between Water Aid and a community project Katumba.

    WaterAid:

    We are very blessed to live in a country where all the water we use is clean and usable. Even the waste water we use is miles cleaner than the drinking water millions around the world have access to. Water Aid has teams in 34 countries across the world, working with partners to transform millions of lives every year by improving access to clean water, toilets and hygiene.

    Katumba:

    This is a Brazilian drumming group I have been a part of since 2015. I get so much out of being a part of the group for my physical and mental health.

    Below is some words on why we are in need of some funding:

    Our trusty van, which delivers us and our hefty collection of drums to performances, workshops and fundraisers is now in need of major and immediate repair. As a not for profit organisation, all our income is reinvested back into the project, and whilst we can contribute in parts, it is too expensive for even our emergency reserves to cover. Without our van, sadly we cannot continue to function. But with your help, we can keep on doing it!

    What we do: through our drumming & movement we improve the health & wellbeing of our 100 members on a weekly basis; perform & help fundraise for a number of charities; impact positively the hundreds of children and young people who take part in our school workshops; deliver our musical therapy sessions to stroke survivors, people living in mental health distress, to mention a few.

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    • Rachel Fox1 month ago
      Rachel Fox

      Rachel Fox

      1 month ago

      CHALLENGE COMPLETE!!! Distance from Dover to Calais has been swum. One week left to donate. Thanks to all who have sponsored me so far!!!!

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    • Rachel Fox5 months ago
      Rachel Fox

      Rachel Fox

      5 months ago

      I have decided to extend my challenge to October Half term. I realised that I was slightly ambitious with my summer target whilst still recovering from major surgery! Same distance just 2 months extra to do it :)

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    • Rachel Fox6 months ago
      Rachel Fox

      Rachel Fox

      6 months ago

      been a wobbly start not getting as much as hoped done but I am now ready to up my weekly length goal to smash this in the 9 weeks left :) Thanks for the support so far xx

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    Page last updated on: 11/18/2018 11:20 PM

    Supporters

    25

    • Sarah Bingham

      Sarah Bingham

      Nov 18, 2018

      Amazing Rach! Well done :D x

      £10.00

    • Catherine Marshall

      Catherine Marshall

      Nov 17, 2018

      Go Rachel! :)

      £10.00

    • Michael Goringe

      Michael Goringe

      Nov 15, 2018

      Well done Ray! Uncle Mike & Auntie Gill

      £22.00

    • Rachel Fox

      Rachel Fox

      Nov 11, 2018

      From Friends at EHD

      £75.00

    • Peter & Sue Goringe

      Peter & Sue Goringe

      Nov 11, 2018

      Fantastic, Rachel!

      £30.00

    • Mum

      Mum

      Nov 10, 2018

      Well done x

      £100.00

    • Chris W

      Chris W

      Nov 9, 2018

      Well done so far . Keep right on to the end of the road / pool !

      £10.00

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    Rachel Fox

    Rachel Fox

    Liverpool, UK

    This year is a year of great change for me. I had a gastric bypass operation in February after years of struggling with my weight and eating disorders. Exercise is an important part of the process so decided to set myself this challenge

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