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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]
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Supporters

Apr 29, 2019

Anthony Silver

Well done buddy. Huge achievement.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Hallam

Good luck Sam!!!

£10.00

Apr 27, 2019

Riddly Diddly

See you at the finish with an amber energy drink

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Jamie Ward

Sam, “What’s it all about”, good luck & Cuban Colin sends his best wishes from Puro! Hope to catch up soon, good cause.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Lynn

Good luck Sam.

£50.00

Apr 27, 2019

Maud

Go SamSam!!!

£20.00

Apr 27, 2019

Lucie M

Smash it 💪

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2019

Anonymous

bop bop

£15.00

Apr 26, 2019

Will H

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid