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Channel Challenge 2017

2 team members

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

Team story

[lt]h2[gt][span=font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Thanks for visiting our Channel Challenge 2017 page![/span][lt]/h2[gt] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]We massively appreciate you visiting our page and donating - you've seen the title of the challenge and the fundraising goal so we're going to need you all to dig deep for this one, it's a biggie (not to mention slightly crazy!).[/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the charities listed.[/span][/p] [lt]h2[gt][b][span=font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Channel Challenge 2017[/span][/b][lt]/h2[gt] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]We're going to be kayaking the English Channel, from Kent on the south coast, to Boulogne, France, in a day. Not only is this a challenge to raise money for the chosen charities, but it's a huge personal challenge for both of us that has required a huge amount of fear conqouring! We've spent the last few months training intensely which has  involved spending countless evenings and weekends, either in the gym,  swimming in the freezing north sea,  (in case we get into any difficulties during the challenge) or kayaking along the North-East coast.[/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Follow our #ChallengeChannel17 training on our FB page [url=https://www.facebook.com/ChannelChallenge2017/]HERE[/url][/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]We're doing this to help & support a much bigger triathlon challenge that our friends Phil & Alex are doing - they will be kayaking, cycling and swimming from the UK to Gibraltar. [/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]We will be joining Phil & Alex for the first leg of their triathlon, commencing on 26th June 2017.  The four of us will depart from Dungeness in Kent and kayak the 24 nautical miles to Boulogne in Northern France, which should take about 12 hours.[/span][/p] [lt]h2[gt][b][span=font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Our Charities[/span][/b][lt]/h2[gt] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]We're going to be raising money for three charities;[/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;][lt]span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"[gt][url=https://www.mind.org.uk/]Mind - for better mental health [/url][/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;][url=http://www.tinylives.org.uk/]Tiny Lives Trust for Babies[/url][/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;][url=http://www.smileforlife.org.uk/]Smiles for Life Children’s Charity[/url][/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]See you on the other side, hopefully! :)[lt]br /[gt]Melissa & Clare [/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: 9pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/span][/p]

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Jul 5, 2017

Carl

Well done, amazing job ladies!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 5, 2017

Mary next door

Well done girls, love Mary xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 5, 2017

Nanny Margaret

Oh Melissa so proud of you dear, congratulations to you and Clare, well done!!

£10.00

Jul 3, 2017

Jeff

Up the creek without a paddle

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 2, 2017

Fiona

Well done Clare, Melissa and team - amazing stuff! x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 2, 2017

Dee and Scott

Congratulations Clare, super proud of you - all that training paid off!! Huge challenge for a very worthy cause x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2017

Anonymous

Absolutely incredible girls - a huge congratulations. Jodie x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2017

Fern

Jul 1, 2017

Matt

Well done you Clare - super proud of you!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2017

Anonymous

Well done & great charities

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Melissa Beckett

Melissa Beckett

Clare Martin

Clare Martin