Steve Showell

Steve's London Marathon effort

Fundraising for Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity
raised of £1,800 target
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Event: London Marathon 2023, on 23 April 2023
We support people with dyslexia to succeed on their own terms.


Dyslexia runs in our family, and my wife has recently started training to become a specialist teacher focusing on dyslexia. We have been really well supported by the Helen Arkell Centre over the last few years and so I’m running for them as a way of saying thank you for everything they have done. If you are able to sponsor me to run the London Marathon on behalf of Helen Arkell, your support would be amazing. Thank you.


The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity leads the way in providing specialist support to children, young people and adults with dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). Their mission is to help people: 1. Believe in themselves 2. Achieve their goals and 3. Succeed on their own terms. There is no government funding for dyslexia, despite its lifelong impact. Fundraising is vital to ensure in-depth assessment and tuition is available to anyone with dyslexia, including lower income families and schools in disadvantaged areas. Thank you.

About the charity

Left undiagnosed and unsupported, dyslexia negatively impacts children and young people. It affects their self-esteem. Their ability to learn. Their life chances. With your support, Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity can help people with dyslexia from all backgrounds to believe, achieve and succeed.

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