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Judith Kippax

Judith Kippax London Marathon 2020 - Contact

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I am running the 2020 London Marathon in memory of my mother Ann Smallwood for the charity Contact.org.uk which was very special to her. Having trained as a nurse and after a break to have 3 children Mum retrained in child health & development. When identifying development or disability issues in children during her work Mum realised there was little official assistance she could direct families to. BUT the charity Contact a Family (the original name) had just been set up and Mum got involved arranging a branch in Gloucestershire.[/p][p]My wonderful mother died in March 2018 and in the April I ran the London Marathon. I saw the banner that is in my profile picture, a banner for Contact.org.uk which I knew was the new name for the charity having researched it for donations in leu of flowers.[/p][p]In 2019, when I ran the marathon fundraising for an arthritis charity as my mother had dealt with arthritis all her adult life, I specifically looked out for the Contact banner again. Seeing it and their supporters stood nearby cheering all the runners I wondered if they had London places, I phoned to ask, and they do.[/p][p]Though I ran London in 2019 in memory of my mother, Ann Smallwood, I feel very honoured to be running in 2020 in Contact colours and fundraising for a charity that meant so much to her.[/p][p]Contact supports families with getting the best possible guidance and information and they bring families together to support each other.[/p][p][br][/p][p]With the April marathon date having been postponed I am running my own marathon but over 7 days. I am running 4 miles for 6 days then finishing with the little 2.2 on Sunday as I will probably not manage much more with having ran the previous 6 days![/p]
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Supporters

Jul 8, 2020

Anita

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 30, 2020

Judith

All up to date

£85.00 plus £21.25 Gift Aid

Jun 28, 2020

Judith Kippax

more working

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2020

Sarah Hulme

Thank you for the masks via Judith M!

£10.00

Jun 22, 2020

Mallorca Bike Hire

It’s not just Dick Turpin that wears a mask 😷 Thanks Jude they look mega πŸ‘Œ

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jun 15, 2020

Judith

More hard work

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Jun 13, 2020

Lynn Abbott-McCloud

Thank you for the beautiful masks! xx

£30.00

Jun 6, 2020

Judith

xx

£160.00 plus £40.00 Gift Aid

Jun 4, 2020

Elizabeth Hesselworth

For 3 masks and 3 filters - thank you!

£15.50 plus £3.88 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2020

Michele R

Thank you for making masks as a fundraiser!

£28.00