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Pietro Rocco di Torrepadula

Rocco rides London for Children on the Edge

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][/p][lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]On the 28th July, as part of the #rideforrefugees team, I will be hauling my portly frame around 100 miles of London and leafy Surrey. I'm not entirely sure what I've got myself in for but I will be cycling for Children on the Edge, a fantastic organisation that supports Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]I've set a fundraising target of £1000, an amount which would cover all the costs of educating a Syrian refugee child in a tent school for a year in Lebanon. Even smaller amounts can make a life-changing difference for these children.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]£25 can provide one refugee child in Lebanon with all the books and pencils they need for year in school.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]£5 can provide a place in a tent school for one refugee child for a week in Lebanon, giving them a safe space to learn and play.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Any small contribution and support would, naturally, be much appreciated and would go a very long way. Thank you![lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]À mes amis et cousins français merci à vous aussi pour votre gentillesse.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Pietro/Rocco/Pilou[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Children on the Edge: restoring the ingredients of a full childhood[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]We exist to help forgotten children living on the edge of their societies across the world.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]We focus on children in barren and dangerous places, overlooked by their governments, larger organisations and the media. They are forgotten, but not by us.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]You’re helping us to create safe and child friendly environments, and helping to restore the ingredients of a full childhood.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]In Lebanon we provide education for over 300 Syrian refugee children in tent schools, using Syrian teachers who are trained from within the refugee camps.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]In Kachin State, Burma we provide Early Childhood Development to 1440 children displaced by conflict and living in hard to reach refugee settlements near the borders.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]In makeshift Bangladesh border camps we provide education to over 2,700 refugee Rohingya children from Burma.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]For all information please visit www.childrenontheedge.org[lt]/div[gt] [p] On 30th July, as part of the #rideforrefugees team, I will be hauling my portly frame around 100 miles of London and leafy Surrey. I'm not entirely sure what I've got myself in for but I will be cycling for Children on the Edge, a fantastic organisation that supports Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.[/p][p]I've set a fundraising target of £1000, an amount which would cover all the costs of educating a Syrian refugee child in a tent school for a year in Lebanon. Even smaller amounts can make a life-changing difference for these children.[/p][ul][li]£25 can provide one refugee child in Lebanon with all the books and pencils they need for year in school.[/li][li]£5 can provide a place in a tent school for one refugee child for a week in Lebanon, giving them a safe space to learn and play.[/li][/ul][p]Any small contribution and support would, naturally, be much appreciated and would go a very long way. Thank you![/p][p]À mes amis et cousins français merci à vous aussi pour votre gentillesse.[/p][p]Pietro/Rocco/Pilou[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][b]Children on the Edge: restoring the ingredients of a full childhood[/b][/p][p]We exist to help forgotten children living on the edge of their societies across the world.[/p][p]We focus on children in barren and dangerous places, overlooked by their governments, larger organisations and the media. They are forgotten, but not by us.[/p][p]You’re helping us to create safe and child friendly environments, and helping to restore the ingredients of a full childhood.[/p][ul][li]In Lebanon we provide education for over 300 Syrian refugee children in tent schools, using Syrian teachers who are trained from within the refugee camps.[/li][li]In Kachin State, Burma we provide Early Childhood Development to 1440 children displaced by conflict and living in hard to reach refugee settlements near the borders.[/li][li]In makeshift Bangladesh border camps we provide education to over 2,700 refugee Rohingya children from Burma.[/li][/ul][p]For all information please visit www.childrenontheedge.org[/p][p][/p]

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Supporters

Aug 4, 2017

Sarah Hewin

Great effort and a great cause

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2017

Ankit Khurana

Apologies was away, Very well done!!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 2, 2017

Ana

Rocco, you have my support!!! So proud, and well done!

£30.00

Aug 2, 2017

Pub Friends

£90.00

Jul 31, 2017

Desiree

Hope it went well!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2017

James W-C

Congrats buddy!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2017

Kesh

Hope it went well bud!

Jul 29, 2017

Adam

Good luck!!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 29, 2017

Les singer

Good luck my friend! C est un beau projet!

Jul 28, 2017

Maina

£70.00