Jim Phelan

Jim Phelan

The TWAC 2019 Solo Atlantic Row


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I am attempting to row 3,000 miles solo across the Atlantic Ocean to support Team Felix, which is a partner fund of Duchenne UK. I have seen first-hand the devastation this condition causes to the kids and their families who suffer with Duchenne, with a personal friend’s son Felix being diagnosed in 2013.[/p][p]I have also seen first-hand the incredible strength, courage and determination that these kids and their families show in the face of a currently incurable disease.[/p][p]I believe there are tipping points with many things in life, be it the success of a business, attitudes in society, and I think the same can be said for a cause like this. [/p][p]With the right backing comes the opportunity to find a cure for Duchenne, and the tipping point could be just around the corner. Please help us find a cure and to [b]END DUCHENNE[/b].[/p][p]Two families a week in the UK are told that their child has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a devastating muscle wasting disease that mainly affects boys.[/p][p]DMD is a desperately cruel disease. It's the most common genetic killer of children worldwide. Children will be totally paralysed by their teens and many won't live beyond their 20s. [/p][p]There is no treatment or cure. But thanks to recent breakthroughs, and with your help, we believe we can save them.[/p][p]Duchenne UK are an ambitious and highly focused charity, investing millions of pounds in research right now to bring treatments and a cure and to help this generation.[/p][p]Please help us to END DUCHENNE.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

12 Dec 2019



Jun 3, 2020


Row & Chris were part of the Race crew Below but I forgot to add their names! So adding them now xxx

Jun 2, 2020

Race Night Crew xxx

AMAZING WORK! Love from Stef, Kelvin & Liz, Cassie & Pedro, Caroline & Ian, Tabitha, Colette & Marcello, Vicki &Adam, Emma & Frahmy, Zoe & Rhid, Ben & Lyns, Angharad & Rich, Nicola & Mike, Lauren & Mark xxx


plus £87.50 Gift Aid

Apr 13, 2020

Ben and Lyns

Well done Jim, hope those hands are healing!! Ben & Lyns


plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 11, 2020

Stef Aleksander

Congratulations on your incredible achievement rowing the Atlantic and for raising such an amazing amount for a great cause xxx


plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2020

Dan Gen and family


plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 12, 2020


Well done Jim. Fantastic effort Hamish & Maureen


Mar 7, 2020


Jim - A fantastic achievement on completing the row, thats brilliant. Love Dave and Bernie Mongan


plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 6, 2020



Mar 4, 2020

Paul Galvin

Fantastic achievement Jim. Hope to buy you a beer in the Railway before too long. Paul Galvin


plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Mar 3, 2020

Mary and Mike ORiordan

Congratulations James! Brilliant effort for a great cause x


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