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£9,824raised of £10,000 target by 514 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,824 to The Flood Victims of Lake Ullswater @ullswaterhelp

    Location
    Penrith, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Tuesday, 5th January 2016

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    In light of the recent catastrophic events in Cumbria, as a resident of the Ullswater area I am setting this page for the flood victims of Lake Ullswater.

    We care about Ullswater, like many others do. For the exceptional scenery camping hiking and much more. The Ullswater community now needs everybody's help in rebuilding the devastated community. I recently posted some Pictures on Facebook when the bridge at Pooley collapsed and i have been overwhelmed by the publicity it has gained. Over 9000 shares if everyone was to donate a small amount we would be well on the way to reconstructing our community.

    Supporters will see the difference as soon as possible with the flood levels still at an all time high. Emergency services and aid is at full stretch.

    The money will be spent on rebuilding the local community, which is currently detached from the rest of the county. The funds will be distributed to the local Parish Councils. For updates please follow @ullswaterhelp on twitter.

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    • mathew hardcastle

      mathew hardcastle

      a year ago

      mathew hardcastle

      I Would just like to thank everybody for their amazing contributions! So far we have raised in excess of £12000, 4 applications have been fulfilled and they have received £4500 between them. There is also a few more applications in the pipelines. If anybody wants to apply, application forms can be found on the Patterdale Parish Council website also hard copies in Pooley Bridge Post Office, Patterdale Post Office and Sharmans. Thanks to Cumbria Community Foundation people where able to apply for the funds 2 weeks before just giving had finished. Well done guys :-) Mat

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    • Jan

      Jan

      Jan 5, 2016

      We spent so many happy hours around Glenridding,now my partner has died,that amazing scenery ,and your village is especially dear to me.Wishing you all "Bon Courage" from France

      £10.00

    • Jean & Geoff, Penrith

      Jean & Geoff, Penrith

      Jan 4, 2016

      Thinking of you all

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 3, 2016

      £20.00

    • Martin& Jean Hill

      Martin& Jean Hill

      Jan 2, 2016

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 24, 2015

      £30.00

    • Carol Rawson

      Carol Rawson

      Dec 24, 2015

      Have already donated...few weeks ago..here's a little more...sorry not a lot..but hope it helps...Carol & Trevor( fromYorkshire )

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 23, 2015

      We have been regular visitors to Patterdale and Glenridding over the years and are so sorry to see the damage caused by the floods. Best Wishes for 2016.

      £30.00

    About the fundraiser
    mathew hardcastle

    mathew hardcastle

    Penrith, United Kingdom

    I have been a local resident of Ullswater for the past 9 years, my life revolves around the Lake Ullswater, from mountain biking, hiking, canoeing and playing football for the local football team UIlswater FC!

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