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Helen Harradine

London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi everyone,[/p][p]I am running the London Marathon next year to raise money for The Book Trade Charity. Those who know me will recognise that I am passionate about the publishing industry and the people in it. This charity supports industry professionals and also has a focus on helping diversify our workforce by supporting people from different backgrounds to get into the industry. [/p][p][i]The Book Trade Charity (BTBS), established 1837, is the trade’s own welfare charity, offering help to anyone who has worked in the trade (employed, self-employed or freelance) in a range of roles across publishing, distribution and bookselling and who has a problem, whether personal, financial or health related. The Charity offers direct financial assistance to individuals in need through its Grants programme, giving over two hundred thousand pounds in 2017 and subsidised housing for some forty people at Kings Langley in Hertfordshire and thirty people at Whetstone in London. We have recently launched new initiatives to support young people entering the trade and undertaking internships. BTBS helps around 250 people a year, in circumstances which include disability, long-term illness, redundancy, debt including rent arrears, poverty, carer situations.[/i][/p][p]This is my fourth marathon after running Edinburgh Marathon for Book Aid International, the Shakespeare Marathon in Stratford-Upon-Avon and Loch Ness Marathon in the beautiful highlands. I am now hoping to run a lifetime goal of a sub four-hour marathon on this iconic course. [/p]
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Supporters

23-Oct-2018

Donald

Run like the wind Helen!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

07-Oct-2018

Greg

You got this! Xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid