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Alex Ruffhead

The Southern Push fundraising page

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt]Hello!![/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt]Thankyou so much for taking the time to click endless links and probably creating another donation account. Your support is appreciated more than you think![/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt]Hopefully you've already checked out my website for the trip. If not click another link below and have a look! Its got all the details, who, what, when, why and how.[/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][url=http://thesouthernpush.co.uk]www.thesouthernpush.co.uk[/url][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt]If you REALLY dont want to see all the cool bits, then here is a little rundown of why i'm doing this craxy 420 mile trip.[/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]I love an adventure, the outdoors, the fresh air and the freedom. I'm also quite partial to a long skate.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]I needed a challenge. I firmly believe that you can do anything, if you believe you can and have the passion, then nothing will stop you.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Last year my nanna was diagnosed with Alzheimers and her decline during the time i've been planning this trip has been fast. She is an amazing woman with the biggest heart and is always smiling. Watching her condition get worse is very saddening. The cost of the care she will need and the research that goes into the drugs to slow her decline and develop cures for this awful disease is staggering.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Your generosity and donations are appreciated way more than you can imagine. You are helping and contributing to the essential research needed to find the cure for Alzheimer's.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Your money will pay for the cost of a chemist for 3 months work. This is crucial work for the project I am fundraising for at Southampton University.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Dr Gomez Nicola aims to find a drug that will dampen the immune response in Alzheimer's, with the aim of reducing nerve cell death in the disease and improving symptoms.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]More information on the project can be found on my website.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]When donating please leave me a message. I think i'll have a few hard days on the trip and your messages and support will keep me going. [/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Thankyou so much.[/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]Love Alex[/b][/p][p][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

06 Sep 2016


Alzheimer's Research UK

Alzheimer's Research UK




£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



Hi Alex, I was so amazed when I realisez what you did, I could not believe it, and this is my way to applause you, and say to you well done!!! you are one of the great soul in this physical life. Well done once again.



Bob and Ba

John and Marion told us all about your wonderful achievement - well done indeed! Best wishes, Bob and Ba (Naunton)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid



Just well done. Oma would be proud!!



Senner Trading

The tips from everyone at Senner Trading at Stop24




£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid





Well done Alex!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Bradfoord Court Sheltered Scheme

This donation is in memory of our friend and neighbour Patrick Morgan who loved his skateboard and who would have thought your trek was absolutely wonderful. Well done



Alan and Pam

Very well done Alex. We are proud of you.