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Nuala O'Connor

Fundraising for Malone Integrated College

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

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 for visiting my fundraising page! [/b][/p][p]A few months ago, I entered a raffle and to my great surprise, won a place in the 2019 London Marathon. I couldn't believe my luck and I really wanted to put this unexpected gift to good use. Fundraising for a cause close to my heart was the obvious choice and as many of you know, Malone Integrated College is VERY close to my heart! [/p][p]I trained hard, even when the weather was horrible and on 28th April I joined 42,000 other runners to pound the streets of London and eventually reach the finish line! It was a great feeling, not least because I was supporting this amazing school.[/p][p]Back in 1995, I was part of a group of parents who came together to set up an integrated second-level college in our area. We worked hard to make this dream a reality and in spite of a few obstacles along the way, our school opened its doors in 1997. That was such a proud moment for the new pupils, principal and staff, and for everyone who supported our dream. In the years that followed, I was delighted to continue my involvement as Chair of Governors, and also as a parent when Mark and Eoin became pupils.[/p][p]Today, [url=https://www.malonecollege.org.uk/?fbclid=IwAR2g-V693QtBy37Qm-icp7-h297my38Y3iFIGFNCYyX638tlzmZgdYYOCvI]Malone Integrated College[/url] continues to be a dynamic and vibrant school, committed to giving all students the best possible opportunities to learn, grow and achieve. It has been a great privilege to witness the dedication and passion of the the principal, staff and governors over the years.[/p][p]There have been lots of challenges, but (as for so many other schools), finance is the biggest one at the moment. Massive cut-backs have already been made and there’s no scope to trim the budgets any further. That’s a very stressful situation for everyone who works so hard to deliver a high-quality education. [/p][p]They shouldn’t have to face this challenge alone, which is why I’m asking for your help. [b]Let’s make a difference by raising some funds to help the school at this challenging time.[/b] The money raised will go towards an urgent upgrade of ICT resources across the whole school, in preparation for the new school year in September.[/p][p][b]It would be great if you could help the school by:[/b][/p][p][b]Making a donation through this page [/b]– you can donate as little as £1 and all contributions are hugely appreciated. If you’re a UK taxpayer, please remember to click the gift aid option - it adds an extra 25% to the your donation. [/p][p][b]Sharing the campaign with your friends and connections. [/b]There’s a big network of parents, past pupils and other supporters out there – imagine how much we could raise together![/p][p]Thanks for your support![/p][p]***************************[/p][p]The [url=https://www.ief.org.uk]Integrated Education Fund[/url] is a long-standing friend and supporter of Malone Integrated College. They've been with us since the very beginning and we're grateful for their help with this fundraising campaign. [/p][p]To learn more about integrated education in Northern Ireland, click [url=https://www.ief.org.uk/about-us/integrated-education/]here[/url][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Apr 29, 2019

Brian Pendleton

Brilliant achievement Nula well done you👍

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019



Apr 28, 2019


I will be with you in spirit Nuala, the closest I will ever getting running a marathon. Enjoy the day, wonder woman.


Apr 27, 2019


Good luck Nuala


Apr 27, 2019


Good Luck Nuala - no better woman!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2019

Jenny McDonald

Go Nuala, Go!! Best of luck xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2019


No bother to you Nuala- best of luck!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2019


You are and have always been a star ! Well done Nuala. "Keep on Running "

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 18, 2019


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2019



£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid