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Dawn Geer

I'm losing 4 stones by 30th September 2019

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I was incredibly lucky to receive a scholarship in 2017 that saw me overcome a fear of flying and heights that had seriously impacted on my Multiple Sclerosis and ruined travel plans.[/p][p]Flying Scholarships for Disabled People is a charity that not only teach people the art of becoming a pilot, the Disabled scholars realise a lost potential in themselves, see their confidence soar and reach new heights in their personal growth and self esteem, often gaining occupational or professional accolades.[/p][p]My flying buddy, Matthew Monaghan, has seen immeasurable benefits throughout his entire life and his newfound enthusiasm meant he supported me during my scholarship AND enabled him to fly solo!!!!!(you can watch his story via the Flying Scholarships for Disabled People website www.fsdp.co.uk) [/p][p]I would love your generosity to help another person with illness or injury to experience this dynamic shift in focus from feeling unfulfilled, unwell, negative and often simply useless to accomplishment, camaraderie, hope for the future and a lust for life.[/p][p]When I left the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) this year, I felt an overwhelming desire to challenge myself further and raise some funds for the charity, specifically the Scholars' Scholar Campaign.[/p][p]I have gained a lot of weight and my photo shows me at my heaviest ever! I therefore pledge to lose 4 stones (56 lbs) by RIAT 2019. That is over a pound a week, every week for a whole year!! [/p][p]Let's hope you will all be seeing less of me next year........[/p][p][br][/p][p]UPDATE 23rd July 2019[/p][p]I have managed to hit the target amount that I set last year and I celebrated with one glass of champagne-the first alcohol for 3 months.[/p][p]Some of you will know that I have been unable to lose the 56 pounds that I pledged to lose by RIAT 2019 however I have lost 63 pounds in total so far since Jan 2018. [/p][p]I am now asking those of you who kindly sponsored me to allow me to extend the period, so I can lose the final 7lbs required,until the end of September 2019.[/p][p]I still have that determination to succeed and I will not let this beat me. I have seen how much this charity changes lives and I want to give something back.[/p][p]Please help me get there and raise a significant sum for Flying Scholarships for Disabled People. [/p][p]Many thanks for all the kind messages and encouragement and especially to those who have been generous enough to sponsor and believe in me.[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]

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Aug 6, 2019

Simon jo bec

Well done xxxxxx hard work xxxxx

£70.00 plus £17.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2019


You are one amazing lady Love Fiona xxx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2019

Mary Dave Claire

Great effort Dawn, you rock. We love FSDP more than cake. And best wishes to the recipient of the Scholars Scholarship, it will be amazing in so many ways. M xxx

Jul 22, 2019

Keith Bayliss

Well done Dawn, you’re looking so good too!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 22, 2019

Cara Bennett

Fantastic achievement! Such a hard challenge. Well done Dawn! Xx

£21.00 plus £5.25 Gift Aid

Jul 22, 2019


Well done Dawn, that was quite a challenge.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 19, 2019


Keep going sweetie, nearly there. So proud of you.xx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 17, 2019

Geraldine Monaghan

Great achievement, well done!!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jul 9, 2019

Dave and Billie Day

Well done Dawn xx


Jul 2, 2019

Rosie Allinson

Keep up the great work soooo pleased for you xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid