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Weʼre raising £10,000 to The money will be spent to send 7 of our Ruff Diamond Academy to Arizona to compete in hip hop international. Shown all over the world.

Hartlepool, UK
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Hi All,

As you may or may not be aware, my name is Zac Healey and I am the owner of Ruff Diamond Academy in Hartlepool. We are an award winning hip hop and street dance school, who have just placed 7th in the world last year in Arizona and are due to compete again in August 2018 for hip hop international title. Our children are age range 8 to 17 year olds.

There are 3 UK teams, two from London and us! Which will be competing for the UK in this prestigious event, that will be streamed all over the world. To get to the final we had to compete against numerous other crews in Portsmouth this year, in order to qualify for the World hip hop International in Arizona.

We are finally putting the North East on the map!

In order to do this we are currently trying to raise £10k to pay for 7 of our dancers to fly to Arizona to compete, we are having bag packs at supermarkets and performing at Intu to provide some entertainment for shoppers and raise money for the kids and awareness of the dance school. However, we need your help to make this goal a reality!

On behalf of the children at Ruff Diamond Academy I’d like to request your support to achieve their dreams of competing in Arizona. We are needing donors to sponsor, or fundraise with us to make this a reality.

Every little helps, anything you can spare can help us.

We thank you in advance for your support! Your donation is greatly appreciated and will be used to help the children. Any support is more than helpful.


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    • Ann Smith

      Ann Smith

      Jun 15, 2018

      Mr foster give Emma 10 pound at school for the fund ! Thanks xxx


    • Auntie Shelagh

      Auntie Shelagh

      Jun 10, 2018

      Really proud of you Emz. Have a great time, love Auntie Shelagh xx


    • Emma McGonnell

      Emma McGonnell

      Jun 3, 2018

      £40 from the football cards we did at sports direct, good luck to everyone and best of luck


    • Jenny Thompson

      Jenny Thompson

      Jun 2, 2018

      Good luck Emma and crew. This is an amazing opportunity, wish u all the luck in the world from Sports Direct Silverlink xxxx


    • Debbie


      May 21, 2018

      Good Luck Ems. You'll be fab as always. love Debs xx


    • Les & Silly

      Les & Silly

      May 19, 2018

      Good luck to Emma, you’ll smash it. Love Les and Silly xx


    • The Smith Family

      The Smith Family

      May 19, 2018

      Raise by the Smith Family, at a BBQ with a domino card. Many thanks to everyone who participated today. Your donations mean the world to Emma and Ruff Diamond Academy.


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