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Hilary Graffy

London Marathon 2019

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]After years of talking about it the time is now! I am running the London Marathon. [/p][p]Last year I was working at Bwindi Community Hospital in rural South-West Uganda. Here the average number of children a woman will have is 6.9, higher in rural areas! (Below is a picture of Dan, our friend with his mother and a few of his family members - he has 21 siblings!) I have chosen to run for The Margaret Pyke Trust, a charity supporting ongoing training and resources in Sexual and Reproductive Health at this hospital.[/p][p]The Margaret Pyke Trust has been at the forefront of contraception and sexual health over the last 50 years. They work in the UK and internationally with a number of interesting projects. I believe that providing sexual health education as well as improving access to appropriate contraception can help elevate families from poverty. I am proud to be running for them.[/p][p]Please support me, as I train through the cold and rainy winter for this great cause![/p][p][br][/p][p](Pictures below: 1. Bwindi Community Hospital, SW Uganda, 2. Dan with his mother and brother, 2. Sarah a USHAPE trainer running the new Youth Friendly Clinic, 3. Dan again with a few of his many siblings, 4. After the Cambridge half marathon, 2016 - turns out a full marathon requires a lot more training!)[/p]
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Supporters

Apr 21, 2019

Andrew Mackay

You are going to smash it Hilary!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 21, 2019

James and Grace

Good luck , happy running

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 21, 2019

Ben L

Allez!

Apr 20, 2019

Melinda McMullen

Great cause. Have a great run!

£30.00

Apr 20, 2019

Zandre Taylor

Was lovely seeing you today. Good luck with your race.

£10.00

Apr 18, 2019

Steph

You are going to smash this, what an achievement though!!! Xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 18, 2019

Ceri

Good luck Hilary!! I'm in awe of anyone who can run a marathon. You've raised an amazing amount already!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2019

Clare Maddy

Good luck Hilary and Mark :) xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2019

R and B

Good luck you two. Remember it doesn’t have to be fun to be fun!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2019

Willa

Well done Hilary you are running for a brilliant cause

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid