Rob Hogan

on behalf of Danny Jones & Heartbeat of Sport

Fundraising for Heartbeat
£273
raised of £500 target
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
Event: Velothon Wales 2015, on 14 June 2015
In memory of Danny Jones
Heartbeat

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RCN 1168850
We help people suffering from heart disease to rebuild their lives.

Story

Having raised over £1,500.00 in the last two years on behalf MacMillan Cancer through VERY generous donations from my friends, family and colleagues I wasn't going to fundraise this year. I am riding in the Velothon Wales 140k bike race and thought I'd give you all a break for a year

However, due to the recent tragic on-field death of Danny Jones, a lad I played rugby with for a number of years at Ovenden ARLFC (or at least he played and I ran about with the 2nd team!) I thought I wanted to do my bit. 

If leaving us at 29 years old wasn't enough he left behind a wife and 5 month old twins. As I was already riding in this event it seemed really fitting to do it in Danny's memory (given he represented Wales at international level for those don't follow RL!)

There's a hugely successful benevolent fund already set up for Danny's family so I'm raising money and awareness for Heartbeat of Sport. Heart screening is compulsory in Super League and hopefully, through Danny's legacy, it can become compulsory in the lower leagues as well. check them out at http://www.heartbeatofsport.org 

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About the charity

Heartbeat

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RCN 1168850
Heartbeat is based in the Northwest and helps local people recover and rebuild their lives after suffering heart illness, heart attack, cardiac surgery or angina. All resources and funds raised are used primarily for long term cardiac rehabilitation.

Donation summary

Total raised
£273.00
+ £62.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£273.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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