Chris Powell

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Fundraising for Bowel Cancer UK
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Chris Powell's fundraising, 3 September 2009
Bowel Cancer UK

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We campaign, support and fund research to stop people dying of bowel cancer


Kilimanjaro for Bowel Cancer UK

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I am raising money for Bowel Cancer UK. You can find details on the charity itself here:

I am doing something to justify my asking you to donate - which is my forthcoming trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2010, which is frighteningly close! I am paying for every single penny of my trip myself, and so you can rest assured that every donation goes straight to the charity, which is why I am doing it this way via 

I am training as hard as I can for the trek, which I am doing solo, and have created a blog here:

Bowel Cancer is a horrible illness and a killer. My mum contracted it, and had extensive colonoscopy to remove the tumourous growths. She was given the all clear twelve months later, but the cancer returned and she sadly succumbed to it in the end. She passed away in April of 2000.

I have never gone and done something worthwhile to raise money for charity before, and this is my chance. I am not the sort to wave a begging bucket in people's faces, and so I want this to be low key. If you care about giving money to a good cause however, then please tell your friends and/or family if you feel strongly about this and point them to this site please. Gift aid increases the amount of your donation too by 28%, so make sure you tick the appropriate button when you donate!

Thank you so much for reading this, and thank you too if you choose to donate money to Bowel Cancer UK.

About the charity

Bowel Cancer UK

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We’re the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. We’re determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer. Our vision is a future where nobody dies of the disease.

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