Louise Chapman

Louise Chapman

Louise's London Marathon '18 Fundraising Page

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Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Every 10 seconds someone in the UK has a potentially fatal asthma attack[/p][p]Every single day, the lives of 3 families are devastated by the death of a loved one from asthma[/p][p]Tragically, the majority of these deaths could be prevented with the right basic care. However, others still suffer with asthma so severe that current treatments don't work. This HAS to change...[/p][p]Having had asthma all my life, and have parents who also suffer- Asthma UK is a charity close to my heart.[/p][p]I started having asthma between the age of 9-12 months, but one of my earliest recollections of it being particularly bad was when I was about 6 and had an asthma attack. I don't remember much but remember shouting "Mummy I need my yellow asthma drink" (this was my asthma medicine) and the next thing I knew was that I was in hospital on a nebuliser. From then on, I have had a wide variety of treatments including more nebulisers, steroid treatment and inhalers. To keep my asthma under control I still have to take 2-3 types of inhaler daily, especially now I'm running in the cold British winter![/p][p]At school I always hated PE, and would use the 'excuse' of having asthma to get out of it at any given opportunity. I was the one who would struggle through the first half lap of cross-country, go and hide, and then get my class mates to tell me when it was the final half lap... With this in mind, I thought "What's the best way for someone who sometimes struggles to breathe and hates running to raise some money? Oh yeah... how about run a marathon?!"[/p][p]So here goes... [/p][p]I'm running the 2018 London Marathon as a personal challenge - it's something I'd always said I'd want to do but never thought I would; and to promote the fantastic work that Asthma UK do...[/p][p]Fund world class asthma research[/p][p]Campaign to improve the quality of care recieved by people with asthma[/p][p]Help hundreds of thousands of people a year with their expert advice and support[/p][p][br][/p][p]To find out more about Asthma UK, please visit www.asthma.org.uk[/p][p][br][/p][p]Thank you for donating, Louise XXXX[/p][p][br][/p]

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Supporters


Jun 7, 2018

Rita and Robert Kerr

£10.00


Jun 4, 2018

Anonymous

Disco and coffee morning donations. Thank you so much to everyone for your support. xxx

£300.00


May 29, 2018

Virgin Money Giving

Thanks for having fun with us at the Expo Fundraising Lounge. We hope you had a great marathon.

£5.00


May 21, 2018

Anonymous

So proud of you Lou x

£40.00

plus £10.00 Gift Aid


May 1, 2018

Yvonne Dale

Well done Louise, a massive achievement, and running for a such a worthy cause - congratulations xx

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Apr 28, 2018

Kyle Awbery Elise Osborne

Well done Louise! Brilliant achievement! So proud of you!

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Apr 28, 2018

Lauren and Ryan - From the cricket club lol

Well done you, what an amazing acheivement! You should be very proud of yourself xxx

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Apr 24, 2018

Emily Sharples

Well done Lou! You smashed it. Emily xx

£5.00

plus £1.25 Gift Aid


Apr 24, 2018

Steph Samuel

Well done Louise!! You’ve done an amazing job with all your training and on the big day too! Lots of love Steph xx

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Apr 24, 2018

Anonymous

Well done Lou. Fantastic achievement. Love Dan and Em

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid

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