Lou Martin

Lou Martin

The Virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

Supporting

Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you in advance all you wonderful people for reading about and supporting me in completing my first ever "virtual" fundraising marathon (walk) on 3rd October. 😜😁 The "virtual" bit means I will be attending an online version, completing it anywhere outside (but is completed 'alongside' the real London Marathon).[/p][p][br][/p][p]I am dedicating this marathon to my brother, Paul Moore, whom we lost last year, due to a sudden unexpected illness. The photo here is of Paul doing his favourite thing, cycling in the North Yorkshire Moors. Or as he would say having a "brilliant and fantastic" time! [/p][p][br][/p][p]I am fundraising for two of the causes closest to my heart. [/p][p][br][/p][p][b][u]British Tinnitus Association[/u][/b][/p][p]In 2017, tinnitus hit me out of the blue. It devastated me emotionally and physically for a long time and affected my work and personal life a great deal. I had no idea how debilitating the effects could be (and continue to be for many people). I cope much better these days and in fact now volunteer for the British Tinnitus Association to help others through tough times. I want to raise funds to support the BTA in their crucial work because tinnitus is a pretty common condition affecting around 1 in 8 of us, but gets little attention and no direct government funding.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b][u]NHS - York Hospital ICU [/u][/b][/p][p]I want to raise funds to thank the NHS, specifically [i]York Hospital ICU[/i], where my brother sadly passed away after suddenly becoming seriously ill. The ICU at NHS York hospital looked after Paul with the utmost care and compassion during a very difficult time for the NHS whilst simultaneously dealing with Covid19 and other serious conditions. They looked after our family with great sensitivity and respect during the 4 weeks that Paul struggled to hold onto his life. Our whole family thanks them from all our hearts. [/p][p][br][/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/04B4FF2XjL0t6ijcO9wtNmQCa5XmliHWXEFzhDY-nNCGx7dRwUqEDFPE4uPVw75ry54KzMecIds1tKkP-78b26sjS7GINluxjUx-o5TWY52VtgE4weg7QSKOW0g09pDmQT3TKXUQ" height="218" width="291[/img][img]https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/NsE9bcPwPyIlJLBizM4SJmaqHOWSB0_Q2BWXfnftjJRHvTebsnMLg28vnvp-nB6FbTWDmOzpuxnCg3y-EBB1I3mH6W-4m-P-VFk8AYINTFY9sV8Xhq5BRrRjzwzsCSQS8MVDMkzX" height="211.46790248930432" width="216[/img][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Supporters


Sep 22, 2021

Jane

Good luck Lou! Lots of love Jane xx

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Sep 20, 2021

Chris Moore

Well done Lou, we'll be thinking of you on the day. Luv Wut xx

£50.00


Sep 14, 2021

Charlotte

Hope it goes well. Love from your yoga friend/neighbour Charlotte.

£16.00


Sep 13, 2021

Simon

Lou, VERY best of luck for a a great cause. Simon & Louise x

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid


Sep 13, 2021

Marty V

All the very best for 3rd October, Lou. Paul would be very proud


Sep 12, 2021

Alison James

Well done Lou. Paul would be proud. Love Auntie Alison!!

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Sep 12, 2021

Nikki

Go Lou!


Sep 8, 2021

Anonymous

Best of luck Lou We love you xxx Lawrence , lisa , eva and alex xxx

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Sep 7, 2021

moirahepburn@sky.com

Congratulations you’ve done amazingly for great charities as well Moira x

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Sep 7, 2021

The Hughes household

Love from Chris, Liske, Minnie x

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