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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

19-Jan-2019

Anonymous

You're crazy but I know you'll smash this! Good running! X

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

07-Jan-2019

Mick

Good running!

£261.30 plus £65.33 Gift Aid

04-Jan-2019

Elle

You can do it Hils!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

03-Jan-2019

Sue Coppock-Grun

You'll do great Hils. Great cause xx

£10.00

03-Jan-2019

Joe Spencer

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid