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Closed 15/10/2017

raised of £200 target by 13 supporters

    Weʼve raised £350 to Help the communities of the British Virgin Islands - BVI COMMUNITY SUPPORT APPEAL

    Funded on Sunday, 15th October 2017

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    After all the devastation and damage in the British Virgin Islands I wanted to help and really the only way currently is donations. I have friends out there who made it through the hurricane by hiding under their house (after the roof and windows etc started to blow away mid storm). They have lost their house, belongings and business, but they’ll be ok, others however won’t be. I visited the Islands a few years ago and they made a big impact on me, more so than any country I’ve visited. So, it’s close to my heart and I want to help.

    I apart from donating a small amount of money myself I thought I would do something to raise a little more money. The hurricanes have destroyed most homes, schools, shops, businesses etc and it will take a long time to fix this. The Virgin group have a charity set up to help and 100% of donations go towards help – see link below.

    There’s more info and a video here

    So I’m going to do a 10k (6.2 miles) run this weekend. I can run 6.5k at the moment so I’m hoping 10k will push me - I’m saying this won’t be easy for me :). My children Noah and Sofia will also be doing a run, most likely around the cricket field a few times. So the sponsorship is for a join effort. There will be pics and Strava tracking to show our effort.



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      3 years ago

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      3 years ago

      Did my run, managed 17km, 7 more than I aimed for! My body really hurts a lot, but really happy I pushed it! Kids run next at some point this week.

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    • Scott Readman

      Scott Readman

      Sep 28, 2017


    • Tim


      Sep 20, 2017


    • Dan Llewellyn

      Dan Llewellyn

      Sep 19, 2017

      Very impressed with you efforts Tommy (and the kids!) Big love xxx


    • Helping Hands

      Helping Hands

      Sep 18, 2017

      Well done Tom! dh are happy to support another important cause!


    • David Short

      David Short

      Sep 17, 2017

      Hope you made it through bro!


    • Sam McCullen

      Sam McCullen

      Sep 17, 2017

      Brilliant! Well done!


    • Darcy


      Sep 17, 2017

      Great work 👏🏻


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