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Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas is crowdfunding

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£1,500
raised of £1,000 target by 71 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to donate to Speen Helping Hospices with a Sassy Santas Fun Run

Speen, Buckinghamshire

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We have organised our version of a Santa Fun Run on 19th December from 10am in a route around Speen. As members of a local ladies running group we regularly run together either with or without our dogs and during this year’s various restrictions the laughs and companionship have proved more valuable than ever. With the usual number of fundraising events curtailed by Covid we have decided to dress up in our sassy Santa outfits and do our bit to raise money for Speen Helping Hospices, a fantastic local initiative that is very close to our hearts.

Speen Helping Hospices was founded in 2001 with the aim of raising funds for local hospices. The group started in a small way with a Hospice Charity Christmas Card Sale and other small events building over the years to include the Spring Lunch at the Horses Trust, The Car Boot Sale, Bridge Afternoon, Chili and Dancing to a live band evening and The Christmas Market - this year online of course. With limited Government funding the Hospice Charites rely heavily on groups like the SHH to raise funds necessary to care for people with life limiting conditions and support their families.

The group support Florence Nightingale House, Helen Douglas House, Rennie Grove hospice and The South Bucks Day Hospice. To date they have raised over £79,000.

Please support us with our fun run either via this link and/or on the day with a cheer or three as we pound the village roads! Many thanks for your support!

Katherine Matthews, Angela Forkgen, Lesley Thorn-Davis, Debbie O’Brien, Debbie Tilt, Alison Kent, Caroline Cranley, Clare Hobbs and Rachel Palmer aka The Sassy Santas!

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  • Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas1 month ago
    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    1 month ago

    Well we did it and thanks to the wonderful generosity of family, friends and neighbours we’ve raised in excess of £1500 including cash donations made this morning. An annual event now definitely...

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  • Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas1 month ago
    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    1 month ago

    Just a quick note to let you all know that we will be running in two small socially distanced groups on Saturday morning to ensure we fully comply with government guidelines. Thank you so much for all of your generous support towards Speen Helping Hospices. Now let’s hope for a dry morning 🏃‍♀️😀🙏

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  • Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas1 month ago
    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    Katherine Matthews and the Sassy Santas

    1 month ago

    We’ve got just over a week to go until the Sassy Santa run in aid of Speen Helping Hospices! Mindful of the massive responsibility we have to raise lots of money for this wonderful charity (which is all the more important in these tough times when Hospices are stretched to their absolute limit), we’ve been feverishly pounding the streets, training to ensure that we do the best we possibly can. We want to say a massive THANKS to all those who have already donated but we’d love to raise some more and give this charity a wonderful Xmas gift.

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Page last updated on: 12/21/2020 22.00

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71

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 21, 2020

    Well done Rachel! Love from Ness, Ian, Alex and Fin x

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 21, 2020

    Sorry it’s late - hope you all had fun

  • Craig and Sarah Watson

    Craig and Sarah Watson

    Dec 20, 2020

    Good effort ladies and thanks for the Mulled Wine! x

    £25.00

  • Jo Bell

    Jo Bell

    Dec 19, 2020

    Great effort everyone.

    £20.00

  • Simon Hobbs

    Simon Hobbs

    Dec 19, 2020

    Well done everyone. Great job. And looking goooood.

    £20.00

  • Mike Easton

    Mike Easton

    Dec 19, 2020

    Well Done Speen Sassy Santas!

    £15.00

  • Tom Grammer

    Tom Grammer

    Dec 19, 2020

    Well done Speen ladies !!

    £10.00

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Speen, Buckinghamshire

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