Charity Abseil from Swansea University Kilvey Building

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This summer, in celebration of Discovery’s 50th Anniversary, two locally based grass roots charities are giving past and present university staff and students, and the local community the opportunity to abseil from Swansea University’s Kilvey Building.

Following on from their successful Swansea Civic Centre Christmas Abseil, this exciting new fundraising event is brought to you by SOS Africa and the Swansea Siavonga Partnership, two African organisations founded with the support of the Swansea community and takes place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June from 9am to 5pm.

Standing at approximately 150ft tall, on a clear day the 10 storey halls of residence building provides a scenic view of the Swansea Bay Area and is the ideal height for both first-time and experienced abseilers. It is also a fantastic opportunity to confront fears and do something truly life changing for children in Africa.

And if that isn’t motivation enough, for every additional £50 a team raises over their £300 target they will receive an entry place into a draw to win TWO TICKETS FLIGHT TICKETS TO VISIT ONE OF OUR PROJECTS IN AFRICA! Likewise, entry places will be given for every additional £50 individual participants raise over their £50 target.

The fundraising event’s fancy dress theme “What I want to be when I grow up…” has been chosen because the invaluable funds raised at the sponsored abseil will enable many African children to fulfil their childhood dreams.

To enter a team of 6 or as an individual, all you have to do is email info@sosafrica.com with your team name, team leader’s contact details and preferred abseil date/time. We will then provide you with a provisional time slot and sponsorship forms, which will be confirmed once your send in your £15 abseil deposit (per person). In addition to your deposit, all we ask is that each team raises a minimum of £300 for our causes or a minimum of £50 per individual.

For more information visit: http://www.sosafrica.com/swansea-uni-abseil.htm

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Raised: 102%
 

Team target: £10,000.00

Raised so far: £10,151.38

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Sums Up And Down

Sums Up (And Down) Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

58 donations

268%

£1,342.00

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Legal High

"Legal High" Kilvey Abseil Team Page

55 donations

242%

£970.00

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Claire Vivian

Team Book Drop

43 donations

257%

£773.59

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Helen Wright

The Fallin' Angels

49 donations

139%

£765.00

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Team Peter Pan

Team Peter Pan's Kilvey Abseil

22 donations

716%

£716.95

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We are Family

"We Are Family" Kilvey Abseil Team Fundraising Page

21 donations

214%

£644.00

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keith Pridmore

Ceri's (Nursing) Nursing Commandos Kilvey Abseil Team

23 donations

145%

£510.00

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Claire Gosby

Team PSPU Abseil

22 donations

158%

£474.21

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Wrong Direction

We are the "Wrong Direction" Kilvey Abseil Team!

34 donations

149%

£449.50

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Vixie's Lemon Drops

"Vixies Lemon Drops" Kilvey Abseil Team

16 donations

122%

£368.50

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The President's Team

The President's Kilvey Abseil Team

16 donations

116%

£350.00

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Jemma Knight

The Virgin Freaks Kilvey Abseil Team

13 donations

110%

£332.00

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Robert Hartwell

Kilvey Abseil Team Page

22 donations

107%

£323.00

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Team S4

Team S4 Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

17 donations

155%

£310.26

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Jess Hayden

Jess Hayden's 150ft Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

15 donations

273%

£273.00

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Heidi Muir

Team Freudian Slip

19 donations

113%

£226.37

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Richard Jones

Richard's Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

14 donations

225%

£225.00

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Jemma Knight

Pulp Friction Kilvey Abseil Team

7 donations

110%

£220.00

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Sibly Scrubbers

Sibly Scrubbers Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

4 donations

100%

£150.00

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Suspended Spies

Suspended Spies

8 donations

135%

£135.00

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Paul Weatherhead

Paul Weatherhead's Abseil

9 donations

122%

£122.00

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Caitlin Wheatley

Caitlin's Kilvey Abseil Fundraising Page

12 donations

76%

£114.00

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John Foster

The "Fantastic Fozzies" Kilvey Abseil Team

0 donations

102%

£102.00

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Emma Garland

Emma Garland's 150ft Charity Abseil

6 donations

75%

£75.00

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Chloe Morgan

Chloe Morgan's 150ft Charity Abseil

3 donations

60%

£60.00

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Jemma Knight

The Dude Who Fell To Earth Kilvey Abseil Team

2 donations

120%

£60.00

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Geoffrey Moss

Geoff;s Swansea Abseil Page

5 donations

60%

£60.00

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