Weʼve raised £350 to Lakeland carers, Misbourne explorers and Holmer Green Methodist Pre-school.
- Holmer Green, United Kingdom
- Children and youth
- Time left
- Funded on Sunday, 1st October 2017
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This year saw me celebrate my 50th birthday and so I thought it would be good to set myself a challenge to mark the occasion. My brother suggested the Great North Run and like a fool I agreed. Surely it can't be too difficult to run 13.1 miles can it? !! Now I am into my training and am beginning to regret my decision but am determined to complete the challenge and would like to raise some monies for 3 charities along the way.
The first charity is South Lakeland carers which is who my brother Mike works for. They support 1300 carers in South Lakeland 220 of these are young carers. They provide them with emotional support and opportunities to take a break.
The misbourne explorer unit is hoping to take 30 explorers to Canada next year and need to fundraise £10 000 towards the cost and so I would like to help towards this by making a donation.
Holmer Green Methodist Pre-school is where I have worked for the past 9 years and for the past few years we have not been able to buy new toys as we do not have any spare money after paying the bills, I would therefore like to do some fundraising to buy some new toys as some of the toys badly need replacing.
I would therefore be grateful if you could help me with this challenge by making a donation however much you can afford will help.
Many thanks and don't forget to look out for me on the 10th September.
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Sep 14, 2017
Peter, Jo, Harry and Jasper
Sep 9, 2017
Good luck Ruth!
Sep 7, 2017
Good luck Ruth I'm sure you'll be great xx
Sep 5, 2017
Good luck Ruth, I bet you really enjoy the day. Its a run I would love to do one day!
Sep 3, 2017
Gosh Ruth - what a great thing to do. I hope you enjoy it too!
Sep 3, 2017
Good luck Ruth - you'll do great!
Sep 3, 2017
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