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Neil Kirby

Neil Kirby's fundraising page

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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]As the weather forecast improves and we start to get some Spring sunshine, the lunacy of running 26 miles is starting to dawn on me.[/p][p]I confess I'm not a runner and this is my first (and I fully expect, ONLY ever) marathon.[/p][p]Training is now done - with over 350 miles clocked up. This has mostly been around the Stanborough Lake in Welwyn garden City, so apologies to all the dog walkers I may have frightened.[/p][p]I've frequently asked myself, why? Quite simply, since 2010 I’ve been raising money and finding sponsors for The Red Rubber Ball Foundation scholarship programme, to help children in Kenya enjoy full time education that they otherwise would be unable to afford. So far, its given 170 children a wonderful opportunity to continue their education and create a better future for themselves and their family.[/p][p]For 2018, we're looking to continue and extend this work, with workshops, a mentoring programme, even student loans for those going on to college but struggling to get their government loan.[/p][p]I love what we've been able to do and the many, many kids that we've been able to help - regular kids just like yours and mine.[/p][p]You can donate here online through Virgin Money Giving, or if you would like to make a cash or cheque donation, please contact me at neil@redrubberball.co.uk[/p][p]I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p]
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Supporters

May 12, 2018

Rob Barr

Neil, many congratulations. Tough conditions and a great result! Best wishes

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2018

Deborah and Martin

100 pounds plus 1 pound for every agonising mile..... Well done Neil. We applaud you !!

£126.20 plus £31.55 Gift Aid

Apr 24, 2018

Anonymous

Well done Neil, All the best from Diana David

£30.00

Apr 23, 2018

Fiona and Julian Harvey

Congratulations! x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 23, 2018

Marilyn

Brilliant !

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2018

Caroline and Francis

Well done Neil !!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 21, 2018

Chris and Alison

Good Luck and Well Done Neil !!! All our very best wishes - Chris and Al

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 20, 2018

Caroline

Thinking of you Neil. Here's to a great race and lots of money for your cause. xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 20, 2018

Dan Hatt

Pack plenty of Jelly Babies, good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 20, 2018

Robin

Good luck Neil!!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid