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Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor's Channel Swim for Rainbows

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]Hi, thanks for visiting my page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. 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. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][p]I am to take on a challenge tougher than Everest in July 2013 - [b][span=background-color: #ccffcc;]Swimming the english Channel.[/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=background-color: #ccffcc;]I am SELF FUNDING THE SWIM so every penny donated will go to Rainbows and the amazing work they do.[/span][/b][/p][p]Less than 1,000 people have completed the 21 -mile cross-Channel swim, whereas over 3000 have conquered the world's tallest mountain. Only one in ten people who train for the channel actually complete it.[/p][p]The English Channel is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, with over 600 tankers and 200 ferries crossing it every day. Other problems include debris, jellyfish, currents and tides.[/p][p]As part of the challenge you are not allowed to wear anything that aids buoyancy or warmth. However I will be accompanied by a support boat to ensure I stay out of trouble.[/p][p]I hope to undertake this epic challenge in the week beginning the 13th July 2013.[/p][p][span=text-decoration: underline;]Rainbows Hospice[/span][/p][p]Sadly, some children simply don’t live long enough. Since 1994 Rainbows Hospice have opened their doors and hearts to those children and the people who love them most. And now more than ever, they need your help to keep on bringing care and happiness to our children and families.[/p][p]As the East Midlands’ only hospice for children and young people, Rainbows is a place where life-limited children and their families can find care and support. The incredible team of people help relieve symptoms, improve quality of life, support parents and siblings through their bereavements and care for children until the end. Take a look at [url=http://www.rainbows.co.uk]www.rainbows.co.uk[/url][/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

16 Jul 2013

Charity

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

Supporters

10-Dec-2014

Anonymous

£40.00

04-Aug-2014

Peter Wallace

In memory of Susan and towards the Rainbows Hospice

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

18-Jul-2014

Philippe

Donation from a volunteer at leics.CCC Thankyou

£5.00

01-Jul-2014

Katie

To the parents of Susan Talyor, it was absolute pleasure meeting you yesterday at Euston station, thank you for sharing Susan's story with me she is an inspiring woman. All my thoughts go out to you.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

05-Apr-2014

Peter Wallace

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

16-Feb-2014

Alison and Ben

In memory of Susan, whose story touched our hearts today.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

28-Jan-2014

Jenny Crossan

In memory of Susan. what a very sad loss of such a brave and giving ,lovely person.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

23-Jan-2014

Wendy hambleton

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

19-Jan-2014

Awareness by VolvoRocks (VOC)

Keep up the hard work, you make such a difference to so many lives.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

13-Jan-2014

Anonymous

For Little children, in Susan's memory. Rest in Peace. May Lord Bless you x

£7.00 plus £1.75 Gift Aid