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David F

Rowing a Half Marathon Every Day in February

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hello my name is Dave. [/p][p]Back in April last year (Lockdown#1) my step Daughter, Becki, did a fundraiser for Paignton Zoo, rowing a marathon on my static rowing machine. In November 2020 she began working for Living Options Devon, a charity that works to support people with disabilities and Deaf people, and I must be honest in saying I hadn't heard of them up until that point. My father was almost blind and would have benefitted from the work and services that Living Options offer. After hearing Becki speak of the work the Charity does, it really made me want to do something to help in the current crisis. This charity makes such a difference to people’s lives, people just like my dad. [/p][p]Also, I think a subject that is unfortunately big on everyone's radar at the moment is Suicide and Depression, LOD has some incredible resources to help people with this as well which I think we can all agree is needed at the moment, so let's make sure their work continues! [/p][p][b]Now we are in Lockdown#3 I have decided to set myself the massive challenge of rowing a half marathon every single day in February... 28 days straight! This should roughly take around 2 hours each day. I am not a novice to rowing but I most certainly have never taken on a challenge like this before so will need all the support I can get! [/b][/p][p]Much like everyone COVID-19 is the reason for many who are struggling and I want to ensure that an organization like this can continue to offer the incredible services they do. Any donation will help. You will be helping vulnerable people in need. [/p][p]Thank you so much for your support. [/p][p]Dave. [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

02 Feb 2021


Feb 25, 2021

Jo Hammond

Well done Dave, Mand next🤣 Best wishes the Hammonds Xxx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 24, 2021

Roger and Sally

Well done Dave.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 23, 2021



Feb 21, 2021

Dawn O'Connor

Well done David. What a massive challenge you have set yourself but you are on target! Keep up the good work.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 18, 2021

Gina & Gord

What a great thing to do Dave, brilliant effort

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 18, 2021


Well done Dave

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Feb 17, 2021

Andrew Buckingham

Well done Dave, pleased to support.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2021

The Cole's en France.

A wonderful thing to do Dave and such a big challenge. Well done and much love from us three.


Feb 16, 2021

Suzie M

Just think how fit you be, awesome & thank you

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2021


Good Luck Dave

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid