Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.

Profile

Sam Applebee

London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]This year I'm running 42.2km in support of [b]GIRLS![/b][/p][p]Now, I don't have much experience being a girl, but it doesn't take much listening to understand that things aren’t the way they should be. [b]Growing up female can be tough. [/b][/p][p]It's pretty obvious by now that we don't have enough women in positions of power around the world - and social conventions like [b]child marriage, gender stereotypes and violence all hold girls back[/b] from seizing their potential.[/p][p]The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) does absolutely critical work linking 150+ member organisations globally who work together to end the practices and norms that stand in every girl's way. They do it through campaigning and [b]instilling girls with the confidence and leadership skills to fulfil their ambitions[/b].[/p][p]So in solidarity with girls everywhere I'm going to drag my frame around London for three hours and something minutes. [b]YOU ALONE[/b] have the power to elevate this act of self-torture to one of noble hardship: by donating [u]generously[/u] to WAGGGS.[/p][p]I've been assured that, while there are no cookies on offer in return, you will receive at least 1 Girl Guide Karma Point for each pound donated - which is equivalent to helping an old lady across the road. And when was the last time you helped Mrs Thistlebottom with her groceries, anyway?[/p][p]Please raid the virtual change jar [u]vigorously[/u] in support of this excellent cause.[/p][p]Thank you. See you on the tarmac![/p][p]Sam[/p][p]P.s. "What's with the shoes and the ice cream" you ask? They're proof that I'm going to hold up my end of the bargain and run the course!! [/p]
London Marathon image 1
London Marathon image 2
London Marathon image 3

Share Sam's story

Supporters

29-Jan-2019

Tom G ii

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

28-Jan-2019

Billy Dann

Good luck

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

28-Jan-2019

Andy

Go on egg.

£15.00

28-Jan-2019

Anonymous

See you about two hours after you finish

£10.00

28-Jan-2019

Tab Andy

Good work mate!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

28-Jan-2019

Simon

28-Jan-2019

Bien

Go Sam!

£15.00

28-Jan-2019

Abel

Don’t leave me in the dust too much

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

26-Jan-2019

Alo

£38.00

25-Jan-2019

Gill

£30.00