Frome Firewalking Charity Fundraising Event

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Do you dare to walk on fire? This November, local charity SOS Africa is turning up the heat and laying down the ultimate fundraising challenge which will test the bravery and determination of the most courageous of contenders...

Taking place at Frome College on Saturday 12th November between 6pm and 9pm, we are challenging 50 brave fundraisers to walk amidst the flames and raise £100 each to enable us to launch a new education programme in the Western Cape of South Africa in 2017.

Practised for thousands of years, firewalking is seen as both the definitive mental test and the most inspirational journey you will ever take. It involves walking barefoot along 20 feet of red-hot wood embers measuring temperatures of around 800 degrees. No tricks, no special effects, just you and the fire!

And why, you may ask, would someone be foolhardy enough to take on such a challenge… Quite simply, the decision to walk across the coals is dramatically life changing. Not because you have decided to firewalk in itself, but because you have consciously decided not to let your fear inhibit your actions. Once you take the power away from fear, there is really nothing stopping you. After all if you can walk safely across hot coals what else is possible?

And as you stand surveying the challenge laid out before you, trying to muster the courage to take the first step, just think of the life-changing difference this heroic act will have on the deserving children you are empowering through education in South Africa! And for every £50 you raise over your fundraising target, you will receive an entry into our prize draw to win two flight tickets to visit our education projects in South Africa!

We would also like to welcome the families and friends of participants to come along and cheer them on. Courtesy of resident DJ John Hinde, you will be treated to a compilation of “fire themed” music in addition to face painting and a delicious hog roast.

If you are over 16 years old and would like to register for this event, please emailinfo@sosafrica.com with your name, address, contact number, Firewalking nickname, e.g. “Dangerous Dave” or “Gutsy Gertrude” and a brave-faced selfie photo for your online fundraising page. Please note that places will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis so please contact us as soon as you decide.

For more information visit: http://www.sosafrica.com/frome-firewalk-charity-fundraiser.htm

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Team target: £5,000.00

Raised so far: £7,659.44

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Terence Stevens-Prior

Le Shadow's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

29 donations

907%

£907.34

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Team TTuSK

Kamikaze Kim's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

42 donations

812%

£812.08

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Steph Smith

Sparky Steph's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

29 donations

552%

£552.10

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Dawn Denton

Dynamite Dawn's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

28 donations

400%

£400.44

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Lucy Harris

Legendary Lucy's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

6 donations

312%

£312.00

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Alex Dyer

Dancing Dyer's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

18 donations

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£305.00

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Chris Raithby

BBQ'd Baz's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

16 donations

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£305.00

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Tanya Anderson

Tanya "All A Blaze" Anderson's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

16 donations

304%

£304.28

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Martin Dix

Mighty Martin's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

25 donations

300%

£300.50

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Briony Jane

Bonkers Briony's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

5 donations

270%

£270.00

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Reflex Rich

Reflex Rich's Firewalk for SOS Africa

5 donations

267%

£267.00

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Liz Taylor

'Hot Foot Shuffle' for SOS Africa

14 donations

253%

£253.81

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Julianne Mancini

Mighty Mancini's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

17 donations

230%

£230.93

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Kerryn Alt

Special K's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

14 donations

221%

£221.98

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Toby Eliot

Mayor on Fire's Firewalk for SOS Africa & Fair Frome!

18 donations

217%

£217.50

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Charlotte Butler

"Charred" Charlotte's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

13 donations

205%

£205.00

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Angela Mackett

Angela's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

7 donations

200%

£200.00

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Denelas Bakery

The Fire Starter's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

6 donations

192%

£192.81

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Claudia Titley

Toasted Titley's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

5 donations

185%

£185.00

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Chloe Lathem

Crazy Clo's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

12 donations

175%

£175.00

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James McComas

Jumping Jimmy's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

11 donations

165%

£165.00

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Dickon Agnew

Apprehensive Agnew's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

5 donations

129%

£129.67

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Leitza Gorman

"Gutsy Gorman's" Firewalk for SOS Africa!

10 donations

120%

£120.00

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Frankie Blagden

Flaming Francesca's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

10 donations

120%

£120.00

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Philippa Bradbury

Peri-Peri Pip's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

6 donations

105%

£105.00

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David Van Dyk

Daring David's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

0 donations

100%

£100.00

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Lyn Guiney

Happy Martha's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

3 donations

95%

£95.00

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Tanya Isgar

Ignitable Isgar's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

6 donations

92%

£92.00

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Nina Casey

Napalm Nina's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

7 donations

75%

£75.00

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David Warburton

Daredevil David's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

4 donations

40%

£40.00

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Mike Bulmer

Fire Bond's Firewalk for SOS Africa!

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