137 %
raised of £5,000 target
by 122 supporters
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JAMES Taylor

Jim Taylor's Fundraising Page

Fundraising for The Sportsman's Charity

137 %
raised of £5,000 target
by 122 supporters
  • Team members: Jim Taylor
  • Event: The Granite mile

The Sportsman's Charity

The Sportsman's Charity, which has distributed nearly £2.5m since 1983, raises money through events for projects involving disabled sport, youth and social inclusion. Its distributions are made to other, smaller charitable organisations working in these fields.

Charity Registration No. SC033982


Thanks for visiting my fundraising page.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED 17/12/08 in an hour and a quarter.

This involved me throwing 128 x 20kg (=44lb) curling stones (they really did weigh a tonne !) over a mile of ice.  Got more than a few in the house too!

Many thanks to all of you who have contributed to this fabulous total which will stay up until mid January as I'm due some matched funding from my former employer!  Thanks also to all of my  very attractive Santa's little helpers and my "sorter" and to all who turned up at Braehead to cheer me on.  I could have been playing at Murrayfield against England the way I felt!  Finally my thanks to all at Braehead.

BUT, please don't stop there.  The site remains open for those that meant to donate but couldn't because they were away on holiday etc etc .

The Hearts and Heroes Challenge, run by the Sportsman's Charity, with Poppyscotland and Scotland's rugby charity for disabled players, Hearts & Balls and with Scottish Rugby's Murrayfield Centenary Fund also as a beneficiary will support people who like me, have suffered life changing injuries.  I have in many ways been lucky.  Not so for everyone.  This annual event will make sure help can be on hand.

So get into that site and see what you can do!

Meantime, from me a tonne of thanks!

www.heartsandheroes.co.uk  to enter a team

Very generous sponsorship packages http://www.heartsandheroes.co.uk/docs/hh-sponsorship-opportunities.pdf  from £100 to £5000+.

www.justgiving.com/heartsandheroes   to make a donation.

Jim Taylor