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Olivia Furner

Raising awareness of single-use plastic

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hello and thank you for visiting my fundraising page! [/p][p]In the past year I've been making changes to live a more sustainable life, and to reduce my use of single-use plastics. The more I learn, the more my passion for change drives me forward. Why should you care about plastic pollution? [/p][p]330 million tonnes of plastic is produced every year [/p][p]12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year [/p][p]90 percent of seabird have plastic in their stomach [/p][p]100,00 marine animals killed every year from plastic debris [/p][p]In a bid to raise awareness I will be taking part in #plasticfreejuly, where I will abstain from using single-use plastics. I will also be challenging myself further, by running a half marathon every week! I really hope this will inspire others to make simple changes. I'm fundraising for Surfers Against Sewage who are a Cornwall based charity, working to protect our oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife. [/p][p]The world we live in is such a beautiful place, and I hope for it to stay this way for future generations. But change must happen. Any money you can spare helps facilitate change, and your awareness is a huge step in a positive direction. You can keep updated with my progress on [url=https://www.instagram.com/oliviafurner/?hl=en]Instagram[/url]. [/p][p]Thank you ever so much for your time![/p][p]Olivia [/p][p]xx [/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

01 Jul 2018

Charity

Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage

Supporters

03-Aug-2018

Offline funds raised

£30.00

02-Aug-2018

Andy and Lin

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

01-Aug-2018

Anonymous

Well done, Livvie! Excellent cause.

£20.00

31-Jul-2018

Angela Taylor

So sorry this is late!! Waiting for payday!! Absolutely amazing achievement, and in this heat too. Well done! Love Angela, Phil, Albie and Delta x x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

29-Jul-2018

Grace

well done, great cause...making me think twice about things x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

23-Jul-2018

Dad

Well done Livvie. Great to see you so passionate about the environment.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

21-Jul-2018

DickH

Great cause and keep up the pressure!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

15-Jul-2018

sue loosley

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

15-Jul-2018

Kate

Amazing job, really walking the walk! Great work Olivia and no better cause. K x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

08-Jul-2018

Claire Furner

Great cause! Best of luck, larks.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid