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Closed 25/04/2017

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£30raised of £500 target by 2 supporters

    Weʼve raised £30 to Support Swindon Dial a Ride

    Location
    Swindon, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Tuesday, 25th April 2017

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    Swindon Dial a Ride is one Swindon's greatest charities and provides transport to those with mobility difficulties from visiting friends, shopping, getting to work and appointments - they are often people's only hope to get out and about.
    This will be my last marathon as I struggle with my ability to adequately train and I promised my wife Dawn this my twelve marathon is the final one after I've been such a mess at the end of them.
    There has never been a greater need for Dial a Ride as we all grow older and we are forced to travel to get to things amid local government cuts to this vital service. They have lost over £100,000 in Council funding forcing cuts and this is my attempt to encourage donations to this wonderful charity that depends so much on volunteers and increasingly on donations. There was a petition of over 4000 signatures against the cuts - imagine if this could be translated into financial support for my run - wow!
    I have never been a great runner more of a fun one and being diabetic have to watch my blood sugar (jelly babies in shorts pockets!) but running for Dial a Ride is a cause worth fighting for. With your donation it will be all worth while!

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      • Stephen ALLSOPP

        Stephen ALLSOPP

        Mar 28, 2017

        Given that you are using my photograph its the least I can do to support you -and its a good cause

        £20.00

      • Dawn Pajak

        Dawn Pajak

        Mar 27, 2017

        Go Stan your the man to get a new van . We all need dial a ride .

        £10.00

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      Stan Pajak

      Stan Pajak

      Swindon, United Kingdom

      Aged 60 Stan was born in Swindon and is a life long Swindonian. Married wife Dawn and they have four children, with wife and two daughters all in teaching. A big community champion first elected as a councillor in 1985 becoming mayor in 2002. Crucially good sense of humour!

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