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Kim Butler

Kim Butler

The London Marathon


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]**** Update**** As you will all be aware, the 2020 london marathon was cancelled due to covid-19. I have now secured a place in the 2021 London Marathon and will continue to raise even more for this incredible charity. [/p][p]Thanks to the Jon Van Geest Cancer research Centre, I have been allowed the absolute privilege of running the London Marathon 2020 in memory of Neil Kelso, a dear friend, boss and family member who sadly lost his battle with cancer earlier this year.[/p][p]Neil's passion for this particular charity was very clear for all to see. He worked relentlessly to gather as much money as possible for JVG, raising tens of thousands of pounds over the years through various charity events, festivals, tombola's, raffles and wine evenings. Even during Neil's weakest days, he still found the strength to continue raising money for the organisation he held so dear in his heart. [/p][p]When Neil created the 'Vic' he also created a community of friends. It is these friends who have played such a significant role in the amount raised for JVG, without Neil's determination and your support combined, we could have never raised such a tremendous sum of money. [/p][p]With your help, I believe that we can keep Neil's legacy alive forever. His dedication and passion for the Jon Van Geest Cancer Research Centre can live on through us all. [/p][p]The Jon Van Geest Cancer research Centre is locally based at Nottingham Trent University. The aim of their ground breaking research is to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, Something that will be particularly poignant to all of us whom have suffered at the hands of this awful disease. The charity relies on the support of public donations alone so all awareness and money raised will go a very long way in supporting the centre. [/p][p]Thank you for taking the time to read.[/p][p]Kim.[/p]

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Apr 2, 2021

Louise Stevenson

Really well done Kim. Worthy cause and Neil was a legend. Lots of love Louise xx


plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 19, 2021

Kath Johnson

It’s a great thing you are doing, I’m sure you’ll get a lot of sponsors 😊


Mar 18, 2021



plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2020

Steve Rooney

Great cause you will do London one day soon


Aug 6, 2020

David & Lorraine Goss

This is such a good cause and if you do manage to run Kim, good luck.


plus £125.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2020


Great job Kim. I am quite happy for you to take the money and donate it to JVG weather you run the marathon or not God bless you Reg the hat


plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 16, 2020


Mar 15, 2020


The 'Vic' was my local for many years. Less so now, but I still visit I and many others remember Neil, and was saddened to hear of his passing. Best of luck, for a fantastic cause

Feb 24, 2020

Schuggie faeNottingham Ceilidh Club

Raffle from the Nottingham Ceilidh Clubs city centre ceilidh on Saturday 22nd Feb.


Feb 20, 2020

Mandy Atkin


plus £2.50 Gift Aid

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