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£220raised of £10,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £220 to help raise funds for several causes close to my heart 1 MS Research 2 Erskine 3 Soldiers off our streets

    Location
    Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Tuesday, 28th March 2017

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    Since being unable to work due to PPMS I've put on an amazing 6 1/2 stone. Not only was I shocked but it woke me up to the pitfalls of being ill. Whilst I thought it was a temp thing, Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis is a life sentence.
    Whilst most money is rightly being donated to cancer study groups, I have to look at my own set of circumstances. In my life time things may not change but I'll be damned if my daughter (see picture) will grow up thinking about MS. I cannot change this by myself but by changing my lifestyle, I might be here long enough to see changes.
    So if you can, please donate. Every single penny brings a pound, brings a tenner, becomes twenty and so on. My weight loss is a small part of what I can do, but I won't do nothing.
    Erskine is a place that looks after veterans, who have fallen on ill-times and they need a wee hand.
    Soldiers Off Our Streets, simply put it gets a roof over my comrades (my wider family) a young charity but none the less important.
    My target is to lose 10 stone, I was saying 12 but the docs said that'd probs be a chunk to much.
    I start on my birthday December 4th and I'll stop when I've shed the 10 stone.
    Wish me luck but better than that........Donate

    the split won't be even, 5k to MS and 2.5k to Erskine and SOTS, the more I raise the more I give......sorry, the more WE give.

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    • William Purse10 months ago
      William Purse

      William Purse

      10 months ago

      Hi guys, tomorrow is the big weigh - in pardon the pun. £120 raised already, thank you all so much

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    11

    • George Learmonth

      George Learmonth

      Feb 20, 2017

      Best of luck Billy, great causes. 👍🏼😊I better not find out your buying a new Rangers team 😂

      £30.00

    • mick fraser

      mick fraser

      Dec 27, 2016

      Head down arse up and plough through this matey.

      £20.00

    • Con

      Con

      Dec 24, 2016

      Good luck with your fundraising Billy. All of them worthwhile causes. Look after yourself big fella!

      £30.00

    • Craig Quigley

      Craig Quigley

      Dec 3, 2016

      All the best billy bhoy, Iam sure you'll smash it no probs , good luck mate and enjoy that pizza 🍕 tonight 😋 Craig 🍀

      £20.00

    • Tony McCallum

      Tony McCallum

      Nov 29, 2016

      Good effort wishing you and the family all the bestTony

      £10.00

    • Martin Edwards

      Martin Edwards

      Nov 29, 2016

      Hope this helps big man. All the best with your lifestyle change to lose weight! You can do it!

      £20.00

    • Elizabeth Copland

      Elizabeth Copland

      Nov 28, 2016

      Good luck u can do it xx

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    William Purse

    William Purse

    Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

    this page will fade into the background but it will still be live. I will update everyday with donations made and how ?I'm doing on a monthly basis. I'm not going to weigh myself every day, or every week. That's only looking for an excuse to stop, I'll end when 10 is lost.

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