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John Thornby

Dressing as a Salmon to UK Games Expo

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you for visiting my page![/p][p]For those of you who don't know me, I am an avid gamer and have been attending the [url=https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/]UK Games Expo[/url] in Birmingham for a number of years. UKGE is the largest hobby games convention in the UK and is a fun event that appeals to families as well as more serious gaming enthusiasts. I will be attending once again this year but, unfortunately, one of my friends will not. Seren Mawson (6) was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) in December and is currently undergoing an intense regime of chemotherapy. You can read [url=https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/seren.php]Seren's Story here[/url]. [/p][p]I have decided to use the Expo as an opportunity to raise awareness for ALL and raise funds for the charities that are supporting Seren and her family. Seren's favourite game is [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeT2qssQii8]Happy Salmon[/url] and UKGE have organised a [url=https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/game.php?id=CHI5059]special game[/url] of it in her name. I will be playing along, dressed in costume as the Happy Salmon! [/p][p]Please sponsor me to dress up and look like a fool for this event. It will really put a smile on Seren's face and hopefully raise a decent amount of money for the [url=https://www.cclg.org.uk/Serens-ALL-Stars]Seren's ALL Stars name fund[/url] and the [url=https://www.cclg.org.uk/]Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group[/url]. [/p][p]If we reach the initial target of £100 I will wear the salmon costume to the Happy Salmon event. If we get to £250 I will wear it for the whole day on Saturday 1st June. If we exceed £1000 I will wear it for the whole Expo (Friday through Sunday).[/p][p]Thank you for your support and hopefully I'll see you in Birmingham at the Expo. Please join us for the Happy Salmon event if you are going - it is at 6pm and is free to enter. We are hoping to make it the largest Happy Salmon game ever! [/p]
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Supporters

Jun 25, 2019

Holly

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2019

Jo

Well done John - this look quite suits you too!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 24, 2019

Anonymous

This isn’t the salmon you’re looking for.

£110.00 plus £27.50 Gift Aid

Jun 24, 2019

Lydia

Brilliant work

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 24, 2019

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 24, 2019

Anonymous

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 23, 2019

Christian

Jun 3, 2019

Jonty

Well done sir - a great cause

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jun 1, 2019

Webb

May 31, 2019

Jeff Ruddle

Great costume, you make a brilliant dinosaur!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid