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Paula Peck

I'm Helping Tibetan Children

Fundraising for SOS Children's Villages UK

57 %
£138.00
raised of £240 target
by 9 supporters
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SOS Children's Villages UK

We work together with deprived communities to protect & improve the lives of children

Charity Registration No. 1069204

Story

My story: Alan Peck was a T’ai Chi teacher and acupuncturist who lived and worked in Bristol. We met just after Christmas 2007 at Heathrow airport. Like Alan, I was on my way to India following an invitation by a common spiritual friend to receive teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and attend the inauguration of the New Assembly Hall of Drepung Loseling Monastery in the Tibetan settlement in Mundgod. 

 

From that day at Heathrow airport we were rarely apart from each other. One year later we were married; fourteen months after I became a widow. Alan’s sudden and unexpected death helped me realise that life really is short, that now is really all we’ve got, that the time to act is now, not tomorrow. 

 

Although Alan was mainly known for his T'ai Chi, he had a strong spiritual connection with the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Inspired by his generosity and compassion, I decided to fundraise for SOS Children, the world’s largest orphan and abandoned children’s charity. Their vision, “a loving home for every child”, has been blessed by the Dalai Lama

 

Although they work in 124 countries, I want to raise money for the Children’s Villages in India, initiated in 1960 by H.H. the Dalai Lama to care for Tibetan refugee children who had fled across the Tibetan border following the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959. To this day, thousands of children continue to make the dangerous journey every year, across the mountains and often without their families. 

 

I am inviting you to make a donation to SOS Children because they help Tibetan children in India. The money you donate will support SOS projects in Bylakuppe.

 

Thank you for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

 

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

So please dig deep and donate now.

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