Lesley Danks

Lesley's Run With The Wind 10k

Fundraising for Operation Smile United Kingdom
raised of £150 target
by 21 supporters
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We provide free safe reconstructive surgery to children born with cleft lips & palates.


I was lucky enough to attend a carol concert organised by Operation Smile in December 2014 which was both moving and life affirming. More than 200,000 children are born with a severe cleft condition every year - meaning that they may be unable to eat, speak, smile or socialise.

Operation Smile' philosophy is to change a child's life forever through an operation that can take just 45 minutes and cost around £150.

I wanted to set myself a challenge for 2015 and decided to join a running club. They have been amazingly encouraging and supportive and so I decided I would enter the 10k as my goal with the hope of raising some money for this fantastic charity at the same time.

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About the charity

Operation Smile provides free cleft surgeries for children around the globe. We train local doctors to give them the expertise to carry out these surgeries long after we have gone. In as little as 45 minutes & for just £150 we can provide surgery that will transform a child’s life forever.

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