100 %
raised of £500 target
by 26 supporters
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Dawn Hickey

Dawn Hickey's Sponsored Swim

Fundraising for ChildLine

100 %
raised of £500 target
by 26 supporters


ChildLine is the UK's free and confidential, 24 hour helpline for children in distress or danger. Trained volunteer counsellors comfort, advise, support and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn. Children call ChildLine about a wide range of problems, but the most common problems are abuse (both sexual and physical), bullying, serious family tensions, worries about friends' welfare and teenage pregnancy. Children and young people can call ChildLine about anything – no problem is too big or too small. ChildLine is a service provided by the NSPCC

Charity Registration No. 216401 and SC037717



100 lengths in 90 minutes in case you were wondering.

Can't believe I managed it but I did, I had great support and encouragement from everyone, but please there is just one last thing to do, let's reach the £500 target for Tony.

Thank you to all of you who have given.

On 17th January 2010 a much loved husband, father, grandad and friend sadly passed away.

Tony Hughes was a kind and funny man who every month gave to children's charities. In April Tony would have celebrated his 68th birthday.

Tony was father to my son in law, Carl and a very missed grandad to my grandson George. Tony had requested donations to Childline in lieu of flowers at his funeral.

With this in mind I would like to do a sponsored swim on his birthday, 27 April in memory of him and raise an amount for his chosen charity that would make him proud.

I aim to swim 100 lengths (over 1.5 miles) breaststroke in 90 minutes. My challenge will be confirmed by a leisure centre member of staff.

Please donate generously. Not only for such a great cause but for a wonderful man.

May I take this opportunity to thank you in helping me reach my target.




  • Tony with George (3 days old)