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    Weʼve raised £975 to help me work with Deaf children in Sri Lanka in July

    Funded on Monday, 20th August 2018

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    Hi, my name is Thomas Keer, I am profoundly deaf and I am a sixth former at Mary Hare School, which is a deaf school in Newbury, UK.

    I want to raise money for a volunteering trip to Sri Lanka. I'm going to go to Sri Lanka with other sixth formers like me to help at a Deaf school there. They don't have much money to improve their school, so we want to raise money so we will go there to help them. We are going to go there for two weeks.

    We are going with VoluntEars, who are a group who help Deaf people volunteer. You can find out more about VoluntEars here.

    Before that, of course I won't be sitting on my lazy bum while you donate... ...so instead I will challenge myself with physical activities!!!

    I wanted to run a half-marathon, but unfortunately I can't because I have ulcerative colitis. So I need to do something different!

    On Sunday 13th May, I will be doing three exercise classes back-to-back in my gym, and then I will run 4 miles from my gym to my house. So that's the same exercise as a half-marathon - about 4 hours of exercise without stopping. Don't worry about me, I reeeeaalllly love exercise anyway!

    So please help me in my challenge, and you can help Deaf children who need more help than I do...

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      7 months ago

      Two more days left until my challenge!!!!! I am very looking forward to burning energy! Here is what I am going to do on Sunday morning... Body Attack - 45 minutes, then Body Pump - 45 minutes, then Body Combat - 55 minutes, it's my favourite!!!! Pilates - 55 minutes After that, I will probably have a few minutes rest to recover energy and have some small food - then.... 4 mile run back to my home from the gym! Thank you so much if you have donated to this already.... if you haven't yet, then please see if you can help me help children!!!

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    Supporters

    40

    • Bethany Ryan

      Bethany Ryan

      May 14, 2018

      Well done Thomas. Love from Beth, Gez, Martha & William

      £20.00

    • Gareth Nixon

      Gareth Nixon

      May 13, 2018

      Go Thomas!!!!!!!Uncle Gareth, Auntie Eve, Rhys and Marixx

      £20.00

    • Roger & Marjorie Follows

      Roger & Marjorie Follows

      May 12, 2018

      Well done, Thomas! As well as hard work, enjoy yourself!

      £40.00

    • Laura Edwards

      Laura Edwards

      May 11, 2018

      So proud Thomas. Haven’t seen you for far too long. Must soon. Sorry I can’t donate more but I’m currently doing my own voluntary work in Rio so not earning any money! Lots of love xxx

      £20.00

    • Claire Levy

      Claire Levy

      May 11, 2018

      Good luck Thomas! Your trip to Sri Lanka will be a wonderful experience. Lots of love, Claire

      £20.00

    • Lynne McCafferty

      Lynne McCafferty

      May 11, 2018

      Well done Thomas! Your trip sounds fantastic and extremely worthwhile - what a wonderful thing to do.

      £100.00

    • Alex Conway

      Alex Conway

      May 11, 2018

      Good luck Thomas!

      £20.00

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