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Shirley Davis

My Fundraising Page

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]♡ Thank you to ALL sponsors who've already given generously ♡[/b][/p][p][b]Are you looking for the idea behind this fundraiser?[/b][/p][p]Please join my husband Pete Davis as he raises money for [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk/]Multiple Sclerosis Trust[/url]. Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate a little or a lot. Anything helps. [/p][p]Yes, that's right - no hair or beard cutting for the whole of 2019. At the end of the year, Pete will have his hair and beard dyed, three colours:[/p][p]Blue and White for MS Trust, with Tangerine to make the colours used by Pete's hometown football club. [url=https://www.oldhamathletic.co.uk/]Oldham Athletic AFC[/url],[/p][p]Every month, we will post new photos to show Pete's progress. And the editor will try to improve on the set used in January![/p][p][b]Please Gift Aid your donation if you are a UK Taxpayer[/b][/p][p][b]Visit to MS Trust Headquarters[/b][/p][p]Thirty-two talented and kind people staff the [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk/]Multiple Sclerosis Trust[/url] which is based at the Spirella Building in [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letchworth]Letchworth Garden City[/url], Hertfordshire. One Monday in July 2019, Pete and I visited Letchworth, a place neither of us has been to before. We drove up on the Sunday and stayed locally for two nights. This meant we were able to check out the area, especially the [url=https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1347670]Spirella Building[/url] which is the base for twenty businesses, including the MS Trust charity. Conserved by [url=https://www.letchworth.com/]Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation[/url], the building is architecturally and historically stunning. Yet is has adapted well to its contemporary use. We felt honoured to be there.[/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/CZc9NrwSTirYqaSvmotblTgIj34RjgolV7wvzGgXiUiPXOEuS94Wstq0FqeX7L-vUYjcz3n85WreIfGfK3v84EnUhap18MhhambokClY_44J-2zWDFrfLRhvWOuZNSRssvjuLtyc9U8LRkroiO8iD4ySACtt87HEFFRGuhez50pE6BVYDZAHYOS2H6cs2zOod1aNCLMn-DkftkQxeRf7ddKpiKk3uUGEFb17jecq9jKsHWRrqvsB5YxxFag8-Ok2Isy4pqcxvj84HF9CAofMAuoeWZ4kd_Ddywd6xfGtEa01lEG6oTqql5bkC5tD-lx3W4OVMgD2h1yfFN3FrZ28IESM3yKF84QlbQSugKtQA1NkyqoAX_21Ei17GJrALneiXxF43_yl97S2xRZ3JRybDfp9fyThF9eGjdeJU88TNb7cp2VvrU_yLVQxa1GvFdOhSf5Rca3aFJDSE2xuUGv_LioLhn0JDXa47EMGtXbBgjci0j71jUQcoP6JnUZW2jHOPR7tQXnAUlHu2yzhniQ16RQSF__dbuLlNcAHzKSc3EDeHElIGmxTpWWZBPrCQn-zD1dbqMOJ23oUNG3hm3WPHchh7QFnsm1a6AQq1zkbzD5yiMMFGmmcv2ngr5y1VAefZQgbfbqxvb5gtG_rwAGNygR7fgrpZyU=w1243-h829-no[/img][/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/IcZ0fDzfjcTfJ7y7KQpTjBURMYvof0w9IC2O-NMgv6X4AkCF2qOaoNLtwHHPn8R4A0HvDbiH4zH3_DR_mmWzaIYpk-FYVbZDjdYmdpMV_NieADeTTgxjmHgCsM0Iy_LskH0ZEr-35MtU5jRg-Uy5duTiso6U4H6oy16DbE4dCzHukuZF7OFrveujopKj0719Je_ogJ81CfOYT9VzDxGwBK-ShXmYOU2n00fEcCX5sjyac-rZRopNt9BPPQNCiRH6Ji9wSygah9EbF9Hi5-0aEZTQxin5wz2G8hC80yE_dMBOyfoQZ5tLVIzb0Nmg8lqi2zA2GSjXHNrks9_aKWGWwtpAjTIUH4yEP8hLMcn4te6ze2sqWptOqI1cuuHwUNBnUO4N4EmJEwSLlNfRL_eT63GEFDn7svyjTyGcjn0KpGJ3ZEoxVxJcrULc-jWDd1fE_EO_Yx6vzxSqxLXyEugC7Bg13cqS5gIYUyQxq6cskhnhlWf2ehCunThkutDiu_nufpmvm15Pen-kpmG29hmVggc4e3OgsKODxXkL45B0js2v9GiH-Oa7MkVWGhC7QsWId0wm1339f0uFBFTBs7NV1cFOpVSwDXPNyneShJ36GJCdKDk2XaOa1q0782CLp8CLnkFiS8JNbYQ85LtMzf19cNF1I9obHsg=w1243-h829-no[/img][/p][p]We arrived for our 2.0pm appointment on Monday afternoon, to meet Erika Stone [ditto your Facebook name], who is our fundraising contact. We already 'knew' Erika from much email and phone correspondence. She has talked us through the process of fundraising, while administering the background tasks that make it all look so easy. [/p][p]The MS Trust staff each represent an element of the MS Trust’s mission to inform, support, fundraise and research on behalf of all who those affected by Multiple Sclerosis, whether personally or by association. There are too many names to mention in this fabulous team of dedicated, creative and clearly hardworking people that also looks after the interests of carers and health professionals. They ALL remain close to our hearts - we are sorry we did not meet all of you.[/p][p]We also learned about other MS Trust fundraising projects - well done, thank you and good luck to all of you. Next year, when Pete no longer sports his long beard and hair, we hope to continue raising funds. We are not yet sure how but if we can find another reason to visit Letchworth and our fab MS trust folk, nothing will stop us! Bookshop, cafe, restaurants, trees, colourful flowers, gorgeous Art Deco buildings - what's not to like![/p][p][b]The fundraising video interview with Pete is at: [/b][url=https://youtu.be/9TVqC_vn1Is][b]https://youtu.be/9TVqC_vn1Is[/b][/url][b] - enjoy![/b][/p][p][b][u]Here's the rest of the story so far (most recent through to the beginning of the year):[/u][/b][/p][p][b]01/07 & 01/08/2019[/b][/p][p]I recall some editing issues last month but hadn't realised nothing materialised for July. In fact, it was a significant month as you will now read.[/p][p]On 15th July 2019, I wrote on my Facebook page that we'd "just met everyone at MS Trust HQ in Letchworth, home to a fantastic team of dedicated publicity, fundraising, information, finance and health experts (in no particular order of ranking and hope no one omitted). They bring the Trust out to the world with creative zeal. It was an honour to meet the CEO David Martin too.[/p][p]It was a privilege to meet you all. Thank you for looking after us today, for your supportive comments and your ideas. Pete will keep growing his hair and beard, I will write about today more fully when we are back home."[/p][p]And indeed I will - soon.[/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/W0Ed0a8JnaJiykWjVqEe-LQn-bHnRYz8s22npG1BOFlV_qX5beRYrAK2fs5eP6J5qnJF3cSlfJ7w9Qpjdnad0gF65PlzddUQIuol038t16tv5ui42KsJtuYKmeeTDe4c-tMUmU1lS23iDhgb_oEtE2FJc4uo1GnodPi85csTdMeFVlJ1SquIGNtTKOMcmTpQ8A9PBvo7ztXkaUTFyL4o3Wcpel6te2sg5qKmSr5M821bZGtHuI6RxyXWa30y8hlZyb3rjCrRhrlmb_HYn3oRB-UODu_XsGliCXF0b8FQaT4roJ48YVGwWLdMz63uliu7JFxN-xc7gPtnBSwVrPV_pfJMlrx8zf0Are1vykkO3v-5rTweTRx_-o65B6AkPG1ZbpbYK5RbavZmsUp24wgekROLhVTQcNsS26iAEPqM5wkzYlAbsd4X9vSloqHIb4c6zdcNSk9G6Kg2v9onJylyghUlKH1DMa2ozoLcmBpQaeccqpXgwX0hBj4yNIox-8RRrSkIi6B50adAyiZoVJmNthnBL9MEGlHNxn1zczh8J9zljSPA3P1YdZLIAwhfTq7L_9LOaY0qBAhUVPyvExmXcowB-jRc3Sx08J4aVipRhkpb31lmuFREq7Qnx2AJP-kdTbi_gd6dpLb3cGOAo1qXf6DwIIvP2w8=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/JT_sa6SFAZzHgbmGo0zsbL7AoGFtO6j9KFrQa2XrwtCclUBdESYIRyDy3E7v2rHGSrbOh6jJMT1bCM2AWNbJgcSw1JUaMaFpvTb2imOaEczzpqaF4lwcUT_6MRMeHqOtJ_Yrxpwy00QvyHjaaZd_yJo1DO6wKf_CyTOPmBx_FG6UBHEqgsvi6_qual3pIKwGcRqvCB4rBgKIQr4j8xNxCxg5fw1Uugrk35MhPAd1cIu7jcBFVpW89-VjhYB84tBnC1QJ83ksXneCc2UAWFbBeOBgtrjj9vjI7KQfKruE-wTTn1iMPPXxpYC8QDIZyxYwU0qnL-loZ7glqDjpHR5JpXw1159EvF_x8tM90u1V24PYt86j2u2OMRfdss5UIn16QWBLhKaZaGKIiyyvoNOYvW6Z7fHnJxNGpfu8lYNZPw2Y0o_3cXoyKwWaPNYxtPv3Mnazazrzz25Q1-PYe5JoYSPFLlX3-rqFywS5-euiZ277gamd4cF7xOLF_iCvBG9MLaySMZF8aTqvcM3aka1ALjiiAh5p77oqb2PzgMdLFGaZtNOP1AiKcHHcuty9AsHotq4kPUKYg_cA4mQZP6Ngr3K-LTaQKo-T-12pVv6_quSsemLhBSayvFKDSpLIcyjBKfxvoIyONLSWz7Ap6x50nwDsPNS4SDs=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]22/06/2019[/b][/p][p]Pete sat at his fundraising & MS Trust awareness table in our local [url=http://www.kingschase.co.uk/]Kings Chase Shopping Centre[/url] again last Wednesday 19th June. It seemed quite a low footfall again but he raised £87.11 so he's very pleased. He also spoke with 3 people who either had MS or a connection with it. They were pleased to receive verbal and written information and were supportive of Pete in return. [/p][p]I will let you know as and when the Fund is increased. [b]Currently running at £1188.06 [/b][/p][p][b]01/06/2019[/b][/p][p]The June photos are in the banner above! Note how you can no longer see Pete's throat. He won't need a scarf next winter but his beard and hair are both, I promise, squeaky clean EVERY day. Nothing else to report except we have a date for the colour dyeing that will be expertly applied by a stylist called Sam on 27th November 2019. More details to follow much nearer the day.[/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/VKBjfDsrT64dsYKmzl-UEMpQ7TizqgOKkSlarfeCI5yAQL5e-n9fJb20S2sCxwoDjcOebSHfp9tAy0mN0p2B0RLkoP0hwaQSaHbekyFvPXMmlrNIeWgzvusyEi9WgU0XX3zbeC-e0r7Q85F1661ywbqm2JTJq7-Pp_iN3AjHZ_XM1liQ7Yi-rWG8KShNGAfHQZLzQhya0rRWFjJ4ZzWFXJ3Cb924LNXMAHF-_vkIuhUDJFPpAMbS_YuHIT76Q-5Mio-5Vo8YQjV9v4l4cAy5I90XnyA-sX16RhAlAgL9rLUuRuKpvsgMtoc4TfyD2qcwnnu6zLajEcsMEGJgZa3nJRjI7sVb5e3YSo33giKtStD77_7IcSd2ehZUOZ3WtvDMRqfiVXjxGtjmzzCT2FRBVGmKaknKTE2rUky6kWpwUzmWICMI3d5rkQ49_cXtNMaoHwA4lTC1k5ESzr_-QuCh3KMtFOp9LJC3fiUjDsaK3aBhzik3YeNlfFdjcFsSRmV_a4vrWGv98y5I8OzL6ouc8HDzsOenwYyt2xDmi6cfXum_WtttvMRE7tp-aEYbgf1kdh_z8hD2UyriGLtp0UqnwQa3YJtOK-X1tgmnbSnIaS8rsPX_WBgw9pDAN25DIv_F7plmItBs3jkP4x7LVh-ak2du0ZrRvdI=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]29/05/2019[/b][/p][p]Another of Pete's friends at Warmley Men in Sheds has donated £10 cash - duly banked with [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk/]MS Trust[/url] and added to the offline total above.[/p][p]We will be back at the weekend with a new set of hairy photos! These will also appear on our Facebook and forum pages.[/p][p][b]12/05/2019[/b][/p][p]Last week some very good friends of Pete's donated - one (Pete's football mate) online here and another couple through Pete's Men in Sheds group. The first donation was £10 and the second one was £100. Both donations should also accrue Gift Aid. [/p][p]Now that we are over one-third the way along this year of fundraising, we are thrilled to announce the total has exceeded the £1000 target (including applicable Gift Aid that we will add once [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk/]MS Trust[/url] verify the claim).[/p][p]To keep up interest in the Fund, and increase the help the [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk/]MS Trust[/url] will receive, we are raising the target to £1500.[/p][p]A local news publication recently interviewed Pete - here's the link to the page in their online issue.[/p][p][url=https://issuu.com/kingswoodvoice/docs/may_combined/12]https://issuu.com/kingswoodvoice/docs/may_combined/12[/url][/p][p][b]01/05/2019[/b][/p][p]The latest set of photos (banner above and gallery below) show how much Pete's beard is really racing along. And you can see his hair has done some creeping down his neck too. Scruffy? No, he's my hero![/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/2ZHimmks-_8btGVy8bXQ4uLuVZMnFkNudNwuVI8Zvh1oZIrGzXqHNQNgvbwieTcHvawkJUZT9TXsetyUw76wwGhop3SvYetQVV78xERCAYglanwbAguJlWULB8KWbqnXsFXWBsSwcYz0GRAIcFsrtt7s5_pnKAH2v1KU4spxyF84X5Cc5oC20Qwr1Z-aBFD7oPKvvQoTWndou-_VAK2RNDM0xtGL5u4D69buFsjPA7VWmN-QAXs8-X-7yCp3am79qafJjUniGogpkwFGRjSUnLnsTpQYEWzQ3gXxG9uDUDhtUDQLt3WKR-0Conlu987C7KtaAmtiW5-CMoo0NtjUqoX5yP7BLhxnqxhL5OtmPl1MyERiWnIC01GrW6k5LbRBfouKbFvG1zNGrUkxNWNflijawIpiOzlwDMtvgl1qjE40QXWvOehRek052VmaTHmC7u4PrCKX39qXRiBpqiV3QUtXmULhZQUQe3Adu1eUwE5FPSDZatcjH3pND-7odMQkNTZoHEvzrpP-lZy3N4HIqURvhWNv5MTsdqDkrotTP7SfELfK-b6uhPFbQuxxA32izIBqeNI9-iQHhkMYbbxSrp2wkD59JU3I-K0IhR32M0zpcw6Yx7LZHwCZbAcNnRCxtzrBmdlvbx1OTZSXqJCwLrW5lEupyf0=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]30/04/2019[/b][/p][p]Great news! During MS Awareness Week (last week) a further £107.20 was added to the Fund plus £8.75 Gift Aid on sponsored donations.[/p][p]Pete sat at an info and fundraising table in [url=http://www.kingschase.co.uk/]Kings Chase Shopping Centre[/url] (photo below) on Wednesday 24th April. It was a damp, chilly day with less shoppers being just after Easter. He will repeat the exercise again soon and definitely on 21st August.[/p][p]The £107.20 comprised:[/p][p]- £35 in offline sponsorship (plus the Gift Aid) from 4 people including two at Sam's Hair Salon (where Pete will be having his hair dyed at the end of this year)[/p][p]- £72.20 cash collection including the loose change we've amounted at home since last December[/p][p]So here we are at the end of the first 4 months with a grand total that is 86% of the target - even closer to it with Gift Aid realised - see above![/p][p][b]WELL DONE EVERYONE - THANK YOU[/b][/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/P8S3mMIVGB0RlEFp3OqbUiWNYH4kEQYYeVIpr8nVLjtwRlhfj3YKkdV4SRVTZ56O3THhgCN-KZYkiCutnkSArPgAAf9a46E79Vq2AGG_tdWrP62_iYfX7POX3J0-2oIKbdOPRTQUYR49UckJQ-a2TgKFVeHA074NBdzyUMHUOJwsr5nF663aBTrgh0G9iF8Oz2YxGRo1t1pkpSyyz-TrUqhIBr7158f9LwKb28Nak4eY0TWp1OsRNEflbKjSM3YambIlBPSoi_GtoCyfKV2xeqyAF4G1mGlVPAiZLsSNRVIHBKJCPHvLBGASTc9-8FKUu4UeGeWCJqqmmExg6jUBC2u1a6oY8UHPSkuAbmIDIGS-KgBpzXuvG2Z7kwGboTxnChzgoEc8J9RmNCFLDOdj1EUxBKviyR8ViIW06DZFMgQcC7nTVo91a3W5mWtsI2mpmFc2wUawRRf7Wur89Ba5VWPV1noyKyesYNSCs2dopoNDvUl1tIKaibCAaNF8a4pNeSMZXmI5Z6MLdcZUVjMRmYahXpIMInF1UuPL_NRRsQkeVzWHWd87Adh9PrQc8paALGo8elCIzI6M9lHDjQmojnpya3QNVeFTRlT1iVcWq_5YPpvn79fmsic1uAK-ADd2RyUJXEe_iRGtuFlrJstdpVDrcG3mU1c=w450-h434-no[/img][/p][p][b]16/04/2019[/b][/p][p]Since last week, we have received a total of £50 (plus Gift Aid, if applicable) on this site, with our sincere thanks going to Lucy, Liz and Celia.[/p][p]Yesterday, a neighbour handed £20 (plus Gift Aid, if applicable) to Pete, making a total increase of £70 in a week. You are all stars - THANK YOU xx[/p][p][b]07/04/2019[/b][/p][p]This week we've had a donation of £10 plus Gift Aid from Mike & Adele of Hull. They are related to Pete by marriage. We don't see them often so I am sure they are hoping to stroke the beard later this year.[/p][p]The photos this month show a beard that now doubles as a scarf on chilly days. It is good to see the progression as Pete thinks it's a (too) slow grow![/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-HMiXeKQxiANPsy0joO8uHH7zPvoj9A8jCo8lBCjAqDKTPEPq2TCIAvAmXRV6eHlZBYX9O9yJA8NKQVDKeiv01AhTZegFsDnF-FViFoITPqeoKqoHd4PCUrv61io1FAwtMKIIEkiZ9tIai8Phbff38WaYQE8QqXp-CgEbBz2yayZARCqyBtncQYwZauTsmGzTq3bfG2MDPHmTBXIwDrJqc4NNxbrxldtdfD2YHlm-xSHHnnpfEnde1t15tZQgT9cT3HKazVmufzrbA2pzfNwZgCzaQbVEzw5TESO4gzsQSDq9uCHvt_Sw3ifzp0450BcvNCZ5Lmmytq1UC-3ZVdrM2NZPJzBArsL1bAyq6BApGF9aFRXEh7VXnENmTP-lBvGd98BqDDXPlY8FpCuRdjyPn5x9YB3v6BnwY6bHSNzbQCIXRUdDcw7-6lObbZSbOdqbS4UBobMNiWcaZwz0sBbuehoGjEb0aXZn_lc37I0y2cTlxmQLf716aeFH61rmPvlDOuwoda5MgbTrGM-cTtYiWCGO2O7mvD35ofquecz6hqCiHVGLNb14EYeOJRW9c1Sfe-7ha8gb21gCVsiinwwUjbIe0RNO77TSJnuV12bHIoSmqJlClH8GjHPn2R2pKxtxacIzZo6jpt2rJl3dM8mP39gkUcCpMY=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]21/03/2019[/b][/p][p]This past week has increased the Fund by £30 (plus Gift Aid as applicable) on this website.[/p][p]Today, a further £10 cash plus Gift Aid was donated in cash, by signed sponsorship form, from Brian M, our next door neighbour.[/p][p][b]10/03/2019[/b][/p][p]A message from the bard himself... oops, don't I mean the Beard?[/p][p]"Hide behind the sofa and keep the kids away. It's for their own good.[/p][p]A bit of messing about this morning proves that a hairy face grows quicker than a hairy head. The three colours, taken from an Oldham Athletic scarf, are all set for late November by Shirley's hairdresser. [/p][p] [see below][/p][p]Before the dyeing (colour, that is) session, though, the manager of the local shopping precinct ([url=http://www.kingschase.co.uk/]Kings Chase in Kingswood, Bristol[/url]) has agreed to me having a table and fundraising display on 24th April (the middle of [url=https://www.mstrust.org.uk/ms-awareness-week-2019]MS Awareness Week[/url]) and 21st August. I've never done anything like that before, so it should be interesting."[/p][p][b]04/03/2019[/b][/p][p]Received from our friend Anna Vigor the sum of £10 cash, donated with gift aid. Thanks Anna xx[/p][p][b]02/03/2019[/b][/p][p]Our new photo banner, taken on 1st March, indicates how much Pete's beard is filling out now. The reverse image shows his hair IS growing and has come further than immediately obvious if you remember Pete used to clip really short. Every week. He really did not like to be scruffy! Now look at him.[/p][p]Now for news about the growing fund (puns are aplenty). For the first time, the total has not shifted. However, we continue to receive kind verbal pledges, two more sets of sponsor forms and leaflets have been taken to various groups, and one of the verbal pledges has promised a sum at the close of the year that amounts to a monthly figure x 12. Such support![/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/P4gajal0tzUQdFr7WoX0i1zgC8E3XECecScELXsgkskTCdm91Zb5cz2IynQE9B7w7TZ_Jzk1GoJymfHsJp74g9Gda4-yeds_HM-JxIY0M_sagkVOH-LKH8zpGcAzVwTCtIM68DDZT8luIqL-V6CatkcBlhcRe-fgsM4SNZgRWJASkYfNCtium_BmMP8jvh23wYV_K5TmgYG0WwWlmArx2B5wiXcFM4fMmBA2JpUESLRb5H8hl_9NfCcf2FFRt_Ry3WzMqhslCVI2LYmqZ9epaWOBmdXWYKC53nlvn4IWn33sweXqdFjc0z0wLuNfQEpR3_GyOTt1AA0ZPLyE3EYMUqVMfH7ynVUpqKHUcmBZ4eBYobjZMo5_VWrpaQButaYuqI_N0uabCljU742hNOjeUeTFlJBX23DqFYE-7mdFy2XZe7FBnh3emz9ht-G7hAZmZy9yyGqgplApRtIWF3_iCbi1PXJXuWtgeSV18aaIJG4rRdPlh7JQg-e6RHvfrjy_ZpSg5qBM-Mn8piaWbDWByrM34hEIDa7Bj14dq6vW-K30lEPw86veN2leR_GxLRtZ1o-2KJXVF7D_LqRzjJDLLo7FXd9CypDGCnXB73t5G6YC6nZUySggjL0vgOEsqMOtLDIzBgLCU0vdHT_VuFKfMK8vmJWMfFs=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]24/02/2019[/b][/p][p]We've received kind donations amounting to £85 this past week - fabulous. Thank you to all those involved.[/p][p]The total donations, so far, are [b]£617.50 plus Gift Aid[/b] not yet administered and claimed by MS Trust.[/p][p]Pete's beard has visibly increased. He is the proud owner of a little bottle of beard oil. A couple of drops tames the whiskers, you see. And makes them rather attractive to my nose.[/p][p][b]17/02/2019[/b][/p][p]We've received kind donations from [b]Geoff Millard[/b] and from [b]wsm sandy[/b]. I mention these because they are two kind donors we do not (think we) know in person, or from places we frequent online. I will edit this if we find out we do know them - and apologise in triplicate.[/p][p]The total donations, so far, are [b]£532.50 plus Gift Aid [/b]not yet administered and claimed by [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk]MS Trust[/url].[/p][p]Pete's beard has been assessed by our local hairdresser, Sam. In other words, admired and stroked. Choosing dyes for November has begun, and hair treatment needed now was advised.[/p][p]It is the mention of plaiting that seems to make Pete shake with nerves - or appear to do so.[/p][p]There has been a lot of emailing and letter-writing by Pete, to newsprint and online media outlets. We hope to confirm his new image & fame soon![/p][p][b]12/02/2019[/b][/p][p]Gift Aid your donation if you can. It really helps. We've heard from MS Trust that the £120 cash donations, we recently paid in, have earned £22.50 in Gift Aid. Thank you everyone![/p][p][b]10/02/2019[/b][/p][p]The current target is £1000 - as this is a year-long challenge, watch how the target will change as the fund progresses. [/p][p]The total donations, so far, are £480[/p][p](The offline donations, so far, are £230)[/p][p]Those donations include £110 transferred from the original Facebook fund. [/p][p]Amazing progress, and Pete's beard is growing well too. His hair has also filled out from the usual clipped format.[/p][p]My Psychedelic HairyMan is on his way.[/p][p][b]08/02/2019[/b][/p][p]As well as the donations listed on this site, we've had:[/p][p]£110 transferred as an offline amount from closure of the Facebook Fundraiser page.[/p][p]donated by [i]Joy L, Shirley D, Michelle T, Emma L, Arlene F, David N & Joe P[/i][/p][p]£120 received offline from Pete's [i]Men in Sheds[/i] mates. Thanks all of you! Included on this sponsor form is a donation from Pete's [i]Table Tennis mate, Nigel[/i], with our thanks. He has a double identity as he is also one of the [i]Men in Sheds[/i].[/p][p]The above payments from [i]Men in Sheds [/i]and [i]Table Tennis mate, Nigel[/i], have been noted by MS Trust and, once they have processed the signed sponsor form, we will let you know the Gift Aid raised from these marvellous donations.[/p][p]_____[/p][p][b]06/02/2019[/b][/p][p]Videos are a good way to learn about MS, whether you feel you [i]might[/i] have symptoms, or if you have just been diagnosed.[/p][p]You do not need to buy these helpful materials:[/p][p][url=https://www.youtube.com/user/MSTrustGroup/featured]Subscribe here[/url] for excellent [url=http://www.mstrust.org.uk]MS Trust[/url] advice[/p][p][b]01/02/2019[/b][/p][p][b]New photos! [/b]Pete's beard is now fluffy and soft, filling out under his chin, in the throat area which used to be shaved. His hairline at the back of his head is creeping down ([i]no photo, I will take one in March[/i]) but look at the top of Pete's head - definitely regrowth going on.[/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/R3f6qcDBOIcmOzX6eQbYJyod22ulOMeq7odmsh4HKZmOTcdidwNiO7j0XYxgI40uineQ9GmWpBqs9yOwO4d4ZmHJJckiADkgL5AvYs37sSNUi37TTFgGCrHqzUPf_v8WxerhJ8NGo9l_T4RVsOMObDYynLc-z2jzpeoFWI-XwN9Jnf4qklTFHHVHdySoQcONbIEOezUc9p1zcbulvU137eBTFWOE0kb0-7n1C7uTBbWMwJyRp6Nn0q9-LwKm1ivfXXs2fH5zXvJ2frV6jfkT0nEB8l2lKBSIP9pVkoYYmMeNJXIte70A5wQXSqQYMNOV0Rv0hOsDs4Y12k2YgYj7y0p5S7wLzA2nbCMc-Bn1oVIV4ZmT5iCLltNqwD556BQj1kwr8XeYxdnz9HL9ZCDIvgqckbxkHl-R7pymxYDen7dN21VqMXKzm9hmT1xp6O70qvX-uJ7HVpw_vN3LHylqxVtIz_oLMmED9PVZ5EwQap0-SGy7GhICQBq9y8P2Ve9XV7Ig4cElSZIbHwprZgw4qwzMUcncb5PzTJXVg3nM45aHn41sosdo2ay8XWXgC-ngv-dUYoK5NyreAv85GZ1OCQfEjAO5l83R4hUEGQzBAMQT28pR1prhNYJVGvZ2hM6hHE9AeUI8NsB3pZqT-G0rZcZMJw85vKQ=w458-h305-no[/img][/p][p][b]31/01/2019[/b][/p][p]This is now the only online fundraiser for [url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/NoBeardOrHairCut]Pete's No Beard Or Hair Cut for MS Trust[/url] so the goal was doubled from 1st February 2019, and the total raised on the Facebook Fundraising page was added to the Raised offline total (above).[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]28/01/2019[/b][/p][p]The joint target is £1000[/p][p]The joint donations, so far, are £350[/p][p]Those donations were made in 1 week with 51 to go[/p][p][b]Amazing progress, and Pete's hair is growing well too.[/b][/p][p][b]26/01/2019[/b][/p][p]Wow! This fund is nearly halfway to target in 6 days. Who knows what might happen? Apart from the appearance of a multi-coloured beard in December.[/p][p][b]And we've only just begun...[/b][/p][p][b]Sunday 20th January 2019[/b]... Pete is ready to show his hair-so-far...[img][/img][/p][p][img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/7cO5-DLEgIdBr0_rpAOcj3U0CJDR4ngYU0YmUDjpcxkfCnuasTCVQGth3sszGNeN6tEPPYEnxnY8BprU6-JkaEDjFyuuFADIjUqLiImpFWUGpCDl9yyLeOMF32Id9kHN7KKveSIQt7vdM7rfZLXlihKvtqwvrXcqxJHFcfVI3dnWgVi8zE57u4HPNuna7h0PpAHdvRNJ-Orhna69gODSF7aUGIMqSAVPCyrN3eVPAPoeSk6iKU7-JXQeVMARkYDch8gPMPQBQnIcWgWKzCkrqnJ517UFQu9nwyuJv8WmcSDnYOZUlD6pma5LW7UCIRrqmjv3pzP6PZa1s_TXnqZiF_SRxLXP2Ga5NVnsi3zM3sXHaz7Gwo9wb0kMzdILZhN1yLdvLZRrUpMQAmyRNNoS-_juiRMiWr881wcYrCQAKYUZB36iwoxbafokXBEAvresAyNKTNaEMw6FiGhNMJjvekdFIHAk12kB4M165vIOQncBTB7OeCCh4126P0TecAf_og5tD0U2R43AHa8i-Msg23Ft4fWvaELj6S1xZCEGgOO6gnsgdnt9sBVkU2fnAU-QL3fu201ZMSsMAE1YhLbCNn7OTAJdtDfUBqOMhIP29yFr0__OFIkF-ElgQvPv_PbSwZ2NUceQ9hMMiXZEMCv_mPpwSEkqBDo=w458-h305-no[/img][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

31 Dec 2019



May 6, 2019

Mac and Erica

Keep the faith!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 11, 2019

Celia cross


Apr 8, 2019


I rather like this new look! xx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2019

Lucy Sweet

You’re brilliant, Pete!xx


Apr 3, 2019

Mike and Adele Taylor

Keep it up Pete it suits you!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2019


Well done Mr fuzzy face! Keep going I can't wait to see the multi coloured hair and beard. xx


Feb 23, 2019



Feb 21, 2019


£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 19, 2019

Tracy Bourne

From Tracy Bourne at Kingston Junior Ice Hockey Club. Such a worthwhile cause

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid