Zoe Sadler


Naomi House Children's Hospice
Every day, Naomi House helps to relieve the pressures faced by families caring for a very sick child who won’t live to become an adult. Since 1997 we have been able to provide a home-from home environment to over 600 families thanks to the support of thousands of individuals, hundreds of volunteers and many local companies. Your support can make such a difference. Whether you can donate money or time, we offer a range of ways to help children with life-limiting conditions and their families to enjoy precious time together at Naomi House. Naomi House relies heavily on donations. We receive over 90% of our funding from supporters across Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, Surrey and Wiltshire. Every donation, large or small makes a difference, to the children and families who receive support from us. Hundreds of children and families benefit from the work of Naomi House each year, your donation can help to ensure that we can continue to give them the support they need .

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Zoe Sadler - Loch Lomond & Round Jersey swims

Zoe Sadler

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/ZoeSadler

Hi, thanks for visiting my sponsorship page.

On 18th July 2015 I successfully swam around the island of Jersey. The distance of this swim is around 41 miles. 

My swim was the 98th successful solo swim around Jersey,

In addition to this swim I will also be swimming the length of Loch Lomond (21.6 miles) in August 2015. This has only been completed 50 times, and it's very cold in there!

I follow "Channel Rules" for all of my swims and wear just one swimming costume, a swimming cap, earplugs, a pair of goggles and plenty of sunscreen and Vaseline!

As I am 41 years old with a full-time job, a husband and two children, preparation for these swims is obviously quite a challenge!

Details of my other swims to date can be found here.

I have chosen to fundraise for Naomi House as it is a local hospice which cares for very sick children and their families in their times of need. Naomi House & Jacksplace provide support to children and young adults who are likely to die at an early age. They provide, respite, emergency and bereavement care. 

In January 2013 Amelia Saunders sadly passed away at Naomi House after battling a rare form of cancer. Amelia spent the last few days of her short life at Naomi House.  Amelia attended the same school in Reading as my two children. I hope that I can raise some vital funds from my swims this year and these donations can be used to help other families, like Amelia's, who may need to use the facilities at Naomi House & Jacksplace. Details of Amelia can be found here

Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.

Thank you very much,

Zoe xxx

Recent donors

27.08.15 Hello Zoe. Just visiting family (in Farriers), and reading your story in Baz Gazette. 11hrs and 55 mins is silly time to be swimming for, the most I've ever done is 1hr 30 mins. Hence our urge to sponsor you for your incredible efforts. Huge respect!

06.08.15 Well done on yet another marathon swim Zoe! Bryn and David x

05.08.15 Bloody marvellous, Zoe. x

05.08.15 Amazing swim x

19.07.15 Inspirational. Well done

03.07.15 Best of luck!

03.07.15 Good Luck Zoe!

03.07.15 Good luck Zoe! ! What a fabulous undertaking! Keep on swimming!

02.08.14 Good Luck!!

27.07.14 Good luck Zoe ... sorry it isn't much, still recovering from the cost of the channel!!! can't wait to follow your progress xxxx

24.07.14 Best of luck Zoe

21.07.14 Best of luck on your swim and thanks for your help during distance week..... it was a pleasure to meet you... Great Charity hope you raise lots...

07.07.14 Good luck!!

07.07.14 Good luck & I hope everything goes swimmingly for you!

05.07.14 There'll be pie waiting for you at the end! Swim well, Pocket Rocket. x

30.06.14 Good luck Zoe!

25.06.14 A wonderful cause! Good luck for the training and the swim Zoe!

24.06.14 Arrrrrggrrrrhhh, by crie mon vie! (as they would say over there) ...good luck and give a wave to the Gris Ventres as you pass Rocco Tower!

16.06.14 Good luck

16.06.14 Fantastic effort and cause - well done Zoe

16.06.14 Good luck!

13.06.14 That sounds like quite a challenge! All the very best for your swim Zoe.

12.06.14 Good luck Zoe!

12.06.14 Good luck

12.06.14 Good luck Zoe I am full of admiration


Running total

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Last donor:
Huw, Helen, Molly & Alice - visiting No.29
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