Andrew Lester

Andy / Scrap's and Martin's

Fundraising for Oxford Hospitals Charity
£2,268
raised of £1,000 target
by 58 supporters
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Event: Tough Mudder London West 2016, on 30 April 2016
Participants: Martin Gibbs
Oxford Hospitals Charity

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We fund equipment, research and facilities to support patients across our hospitals

Story

Martin and I have entered the following obstacle cross country events - tough mudder, Rat race full mucker and rough runner all on consecutive weekends at the end of April and early May 2016. These events are in order 13, 20 and 10 mile long races which will test us both physically. Due to the physical nature of these events we both will be training hard through these cold dark wet winter months.

We both agreed that if we are going to put our bodies through pain by climbing over obstacles, swim through ice cold ponds and even get electrocuted we should raise money for a worth while cause. 

The cause we have chosen is one close to my heart. Back in the summer of 2004 my wife went into labour 12 weeks early. Soon after we had twin girls born weighting 2lb 2oz and 2lb 8oz. We had an interesting time jumping between special care baby units of Coventry and Northampton hospitals. Eventually we all arrived back at the Horton Hospital at Banbury prior to been discharged. Now Mollie and Abbi are lively 11 year old's who have survived the first 4 months of comprehensive school. 

So we are going to raise money for the Special Care Baby Unit at Horton Hospital at Banbury, any money raised will go towards the parents room to make future parents time within the unit as comfortable whilst their off springs become bigger and stronger prior to discharge.

About the charity

Oxford Hospitals Charity

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Oxford Hospitals Charity helps transform our local hospitals - the Oxford Children's Hospital, John Radcliffe, Horton General, Churchill and NOC - funding the latest medical equipment, research and facilities.Thank you so much for your amazing support. Find out more at www.hospitalcharity.co.uk

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,268.00
+ £372.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£2,268.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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