Steven Muir

Steve's Cyprus Ultra 217km

Fundraising for Karen Woo Foundation
£2,016
raised of £1,000 target
by 77 supporters
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Karen Woo Foundation

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We provide grants to support healthcare in Afghanistan

Story

My cousin Karen Woo did amazing work by selflessly going to remote parts of Afghanistan to provide healthcare and surgery to those who would never have such help. Sadly, during these great deeds, her life was taken on 5 August 2010 along with nine other aid workers. The Karen Woo Foundation (KWF) was established to allow her legacy of proving healthcare to the remotest parts of war ravaged Afghanistan to continue. More information about Karen and the amazing work the foundation does can be found here: http://www.karenwoofoundation.org/about-karen.html

To persuade you to donate to this worthy cause, I will be running in the Cyprus Ultra 217km (135 mile) race. It has been run four times with many people attempting it but only two have ever finished it! The terrain is mountainous trail with a lot of elevation gain. I hope to complete it in under 40 hours although the cut-off is 45 hours. Please rest assured, I have already paid my entry and all equipment, support and food will be paid for my myself. Any money donated will all go to the KWF. For more information on the run follow this link: http://www.cyprusultra.com/cyprus-ultra-217km.html

Any donations are greatly appreciated; by me, by the KWF but mostly by those who will be helped. 

Thank you for taking the time to read this. Peace, love and running. 

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About the charity

Karen Woo Foundation

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RCN 1137580
The Karen Woo Foundation provides grants to provide healthcare to Afghans, in particular women and children, to train healthcare providers (eg doctors and midwives), to provide medical supplies to healthcare providers particularly in rural areas and to provide healthcare education to Afghan women.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,015.89
+ £287.50 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,870.89
Offline donations
£145.00

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