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£1,750raised of £1,400 target by 53 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,750 to Velindre- a specialist cancer treatment centre on the outskirts of Cardiff

    Funded on Monday, 25th February 2019

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    Velindre is a specialist cancer treatment on the outskirts of Cardiff. Every year they support roughly 5000 new cancer patients, their families and around 50'000 outpatients.

    In a bid to raise money for a cause very close to my heart I (Rowan Allingham) will be taking on the Arctic Blast Challenge!

    The Arctic Blast Challenge is an unsupported attempt to cover 100km across the Arctic Circle in 5 days. This is an immense challenge that I have decided to undertake in order to raise money for Velindre to give back to a charity that means a lot to me and my family. Many years ago my Grandad was diagnosed with cancer, and thanks to the support of Velindre he continued to live life to the full for 12 years after his diagnosis.

    The charity were a shining light in a difficult time, and there are thousands of other people in similar situations benefitting from the support and care of Velindre and their staff. With cancer affecting so many people it is reassuring to have such an incredible facility in Wales, and I would like to raise some money to help their great work continue and reach more people & families.

    Thank you to everyone for your support.

    Rowan

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    • Gemma Baker9 months ago
      Gemma Baker

      Gemma Baker

      9 months ago

      I don't post on here very often but I just wanted to say another thank you for all the encouragement, enthusiasm and sponsorship as I work toward my 100km Arctic Challange in aid of Velindre Cancer Center. 3:30am run done every day so far this week. I just wanted everyone whose supporting me to know I am working hard and you are all motivation to keep me pushing hard. Special thanks to my biggest supporter and fund raising extraordinaire Gemma Baker

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    • Gemma Baker10 months ago
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      10 months ago
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      Wow- just wow!

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    Page last updated on: 2/25/2019 13.19

    Supporters

    53

    • Dave Lester

      Dave Lester

      Feb 25, 2019

      Good luck Rowan

      £10.00

    • steve k

      steve k

      Feb 21, 2019

      Good luck.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 21, 2019

      £10.00

    • Peter Richmond

      Peter Richmond

      Feb 21, 2019

      £10.00

    • John Magorrian

      John Magorrian

      Feb 21, 2019

      Good luck

      £10.00

    • Scott Gilbert

      Scott Gilbert

      Feb 20, 2019

      Good luck 👍

      £10.00

    • Gillian Baker

      Gillian Baker

      Feb 20, 2019

      Good luck Rowan and take good care!

      £20.00

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