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Vasileios Kospanos

Vasileios fundraising for Helping The Burmese Delta

Fundraising for The Miscarriage Association

70 %
raised of £500 target
by 33 supporters
  • Event: 2010 Newham London Run 10km, 07 Mar 2010

The Miscarriage Association

The Miscarriage Association is a national charity that offers support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy. We provide a UK helpline, a range of helpful leaflets, an online support forum and training and consultancy for health professionals.

Charity Registration No. 1076829


07/03/10 Update
The race was long and hard (56 minutes 31 seconds) but it was all worth it! Thank you all for your support and sponsorships. Especially I want to thank from the bottom of my heart Georgios and Stefan. They got up really early on a Sunday morning, showed up and cheered me up for that long race...and of course my better half, Isabell, for always being there.
Sponsor me and make a difference

As some of you will know, losing a baby in pregnancy can be a really unhappy and frightening experience.

The Miscarriage Association helps by providing information and support when it’s most needed and I want to help them continue doing that for others in this situation.

Income from event sponsorship makes up more than a quarter of The M.A.’s £200,000 annual budget, so every penny of your sponsorship will really make a difference.  What’s more, if you are a UK taxpayer and Gift Aid whatever you give, you’re adding another 28% to the charity without it costing you a thing.

Take a look at the figures and see what your money can do:

£5 pays for sending out a pack of 5 information leaflets on miscarriage facts and feelings

£17 pays for helpline support and a leaflet pack for one person

£20 means staff can send leaflet packs to four people

£36 will staff the helpline for an hour (responding to 2 to 4 requests for help)

£50 pays for one hour’s outreach costs, telling 10 nurses, midwives or doctors about The M.A.

£100 will enable The M.A. to train a new support volunteer

£250 pays for a training session for GPs or hospital doctors

£500 means they can send leaflet packs to 100 people

£1,000 will cover the cost of researching, writing and producing a new information leaflet

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations (even a £1 helps)