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Lesley Smith

26 Hour Danceathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]UPDATE: I did it! See photo below! Thank you to everyone who donated and supported me on Zoom, and for my 4am birthday cake from America :)[/p][p][br][/p][p]Before COVID-19 struck, I was busy making arrangements to do a rock-climbing fundraiser challenge (and have a big party!) to mark a few recent/upcoming milestones - my 55th birthday, my 30th wedding anniversary and my 10th anniversary since my cancer diagnosis. [/p][p]I am obviously devastated not to be able to have a good old boogie with everyone - although not so devastated about not being scared witless by climbing a sea cliff 10 times over - the idea had been to get to the equivalent height of the Post Office Tower, and I think a few of you know my fear of heights... [/p][p]So, when the #TwoPointSixChallenge came along, with the idea of replacing the fundraisers that have been cancelled by COVID, I decided to do a 26 hour Danceathon (totally stealing Lindsey Cape's idea). Starting at 8am on Saturday 9th May, I will dance non-stop for 26 hours (with the odd comfort break) and will finish at 10am on Sunday 10th May (my birthday). Not only that, I will also go through 26 changes of costume, some of them very silly. I'll post the evidence on Twitter @LesleyLesleys - retweets welcome! (www.twitter.com/lesleylesleys if you don't have the app.)[/p][p]I hope you do not mind me asking for sponsorship (I need motivating!) or a donation if you were thinking of giving me a birthday gift. [/p][p]I am raising much-needed funds for the Pelvic Radiation Disease Association [url=http://www.prda.org.uk/]www.prda.org.uk[/url] - a small UK charity where I am a trustee. Pelvic Radiation Disease (PRD) is a long-term side-effect of pelvic radiotherapy treatment for cancer. People affected by PRD often have a complex set of symptoms affecting their bowel, bladder, sexual function or other functions for many years after cancer treatment, which also affects their mental health. PRD can have a profound effect on a person’s ability to live a normal life, to work, to socialise, to have children. [/p][p]Please support me to help PRDA achieve its aims so that people affected by PRD are given the best possible care and treatment, and that PRD is accepted as a serious problem and given the attention it deserves. [/p][p] [/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

09 May 2020

Supporters

Jul 29, 2020

Amy Lee

What three amazing things to celebrate - congratulations! And well done on the danceathon! The outfits looked so fun.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2020

Gill Pendred

What an amazing achievement Lesley. I hope you can soon celebrate your anniversaries to the full.

£50.00

May 22, 2020

Michael Wright

Hi Leslie, What energy! Very well done and congratulations on raising far more than your target.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 19, 2020

Paul and Amanda Arbouin-Roberts

Hi Lesley Fantastic effort for a great cause. Not sure how we will all keep up with you on the dance floor when you finally get your party. Much love, Paul and Amanda x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 18, 2020

Anonymous

Raised offline

£70.00

May 16, 2020

Tim

Well done Lesley a foot spar now I think😁

May 15, 2020

Shameer Mehta

Sorry to have missed this Lesley - well done! Shameer

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 15, 2020

Shirley Hopper

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 14, 2020

Inara

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

May 13, 2020

Anonymous

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid