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JJ Ghosh

Lockdown Half Marathon for Topsy

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Update 30/5 8pm [b]MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! [/b]JJ, Max and Zain have each run and cycled 21.1kms today and have wobbly legs and full hearts for your amazingly generous support. Thank you from us and from The Topsy Foundation.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Hello, I am a 17 year old Lower 6th pupil and I have been lucky enough to spend many of holidays in South Africa. My family try to help the local people there as much as we can. We have donated clothes and shoes, food, educational materials and money. I have met some of the children that we assist and I have come to realise that I am very lucky to be well fed, have shelter, good clothes and I am extremely privileged to be able to attend school.[/p][p]We've just had 9 weeks of lockdown in the UK, initially it took me some to time to get used to our new way of life. Then I started thinking about how the lockdown would affect the children of South Africa. When I saw the photographs of queues of people waiting in line for food donations, I realised how difficult this will be for them.[/p][p]So a group of my school friends and I decided that on the 30 May we are going to run/cycle/row (or any combination of these) for 21.1 kms, the distance of a Half Marathon. We will do this for the children of South Africa and that is why we have decided to raise funds for The Topsy Foundation. They take care of disadvantaged, rural children and they do a great job www.topsyfoundation.org.uk[/p][p]Please support us and support the children of South Africa.[/p][p]Thank you [/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

30 May 2020

Supporters

Jul 17, 2020

Marilyn Tyzack

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 10, 2020

Sue R

£70.00 plus £17.50 Gift Aid

Jun 17, 2020

Susan Angoy

Well done and thank you for your helps for Topsy

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 15, 2020

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£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2020

Claudia Coory

Great to see you doing this for Topsy! Really impressive!

£90.00 plus £22.50 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2020

Ashish P

Well done on your efforts. A higher purpose facilities endurance, and elevates others. No fear.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 12, 2020

Anonymous

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 5, 2020

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Getting the 3 musketeers over the £6k line Well done to you all and for a cause worth supporting

£115.00 plus £28.75 Gift Aid

Jun 4, 2020

Nikki R

well done JJ mazing job for a wonderfull cause. You'll be able to see first hand the monies helping immensly

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2020

Claire Mclaughlan

Fantastic effort JJ

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid