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Melanie and Nicola

Eastnor 6km Mud Bath

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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]We did it!!!! 6km of the muddiest, stickiest, coldest fun we've had in a long time. We screamed. We fell. We got stuck, and we waded through some serious muck. Please donate!!!![/p][p]Nicola and Melanie have been friends for nearly 15 years. When Melanie's little boy Drew was diagnosed with paediatric chordoma in 2016, Nicola was the first person to step up and start raising funds for the treatment he would need to fight this ultra rare childhood cancer.[/p][p]Since Drew's death in early 2017, just 16 weeks from diagnosis, their friendship has continued. Nicola is a trustee of the charity Melanie and her husband founded in memory of Drew. Together they have organised numerous fundraising events over the last two years, and now they even work side by side in Nicola's cafe and bakery, The Bakers' Table @ Talgarth Mill.[/p][p]This autumn, they will be[b] [/b]taking part in [b]Eastnor Castle Mud Bath[/b]. They intend to drag each other through the cold, wet and muddy 6km course in ballet tutus. They will be the [b]'Tinkerbell's of the Mud Bath'[/b] in Drew's memory. They feel sure that Drew will be looking down, giggling at his mummy and honorary aunty.[/p][p]Please support them if you can?[/p][p]The Drew Barker-Wright Charity is run on a voluntary basis, so every penny you donate goes directly to fund research, and to support UK families affected by paediatric chordoma.[/p][p]If you would like to know more about The Drew Barker-Wright Charity, the specific research projects it has funded over the passed two years, and how it supports UK families affected by this childhood cancer. Please visit the charity website and social media.[/p][p]Website: www.dbwcharity.org[/p][p]Facebook: The Drew Barker-Wright Charity / Team Drew Chordoma[/p][p]Twitter: dbwcharity[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

13 Oct 2019


Oct 14, 2019


Brilliant job!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2019


Well done xx😀


Oct 13, 2019

Sharon Lindesay xx

Congratulations Mel & Nicola looks like you both loved challenging event up to your necks in mud great fun xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 13, 2019


Well done both! x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Oct 13, 2019

Lee Walls

Well done Nicola- you’re doing well for a woman who hates running! All the best, Lee, Alan and Erica

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 13, 2019

Abby Cresswell

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 13, 2019


Well done girls.


Oct 13, 2019

Diane Hodgson

Good luck girls! love from Diane and David (Mum and Dad), and Fred and Angela xxx

£35.00 plus £8.75 Gift Aid

Oct 12, 2019

Basia Newson-Smith

Awesome stuff girls. Good luck!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Oct 10, 2019

Emily Hogan Turner

Good luck ladies!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid