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Jennifer Dutton

Jenn's London Marathon 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

[p][span=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]On April 24th 2016[/span][span=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;] I will be running the London Marathon hoping to raise lots of money for a wonderful charity called Let Them Help Themselves. [/span] [/p][div=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]The charity focuses on improving health and education within communities in the developing world.[/div][div=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]The money I raise for LTHT will go towards a campaign called 'skills for girls'. This is a campaign that is providing sanitary products to girls in the rural Ugandan village of Ruhanga. They do this by providing local women and girls with the materials and skills to manufacture reusable sanitary towels.[/div][div=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]Without these sanitary towels, girls often feel ashamed to go to school when they are menstruating in fear of being laughed at by others. This can result in girls falling behind in their studies and, for some, dropping out of school completely.[/div][div=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]A lot of women in the village of Ruhanga earn just 40p per week. A pack of 7 disposable sanitary towels costs £1.40. The cost of making 7 reusable sanitary towels (12 months worth) is just £2.75.[/div][div=color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961); font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392); text-decoration: -webkit-letterpress;]Please help me raise money to help these girls gain independence and empowerment.[/div] [lt]br /[gt][p][url=http://www.lethemhelpthemselves.org/index.php/menstrual-hygiene-in-rural-uganda/]http://www.lethemhelpthemselves.org/index.php/menstrual-hygiene-in-rural-uganda/[/url][/p]

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Supporters

30-May-2016

Valerie Parker

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

03-May-2016

Andrew and Cheryl Goodwin

Well done Jenn!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

24-Apr-2016

Corina, Rob and Toby xx

Well done Jenn! :-)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

24-Apr-2016

Dani Goodwin

An incredible achievement!! So proud of you Jenn x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

24-Apr-2016

Anne Thompson

Well done Jen....xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

24-Apr-2016

Ant & Pip

Watching out for you on the telly Jen!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

23-Apr-2016

Ruth, Ben, Felix & Milo xxx

Good luck x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

23-Apr-2016

Richard Prangle

Good luck!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

23-Apr-2016

Richard

Second installment - good luck!

£60.00 plus £15.00 Gift Aid

23-Apr-2016

Jimbooooo

Smash this one clean out the park Jenn - you go girl! Good luck! xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid