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Albania Overboard: Albania to Corfu Swim 2018

The Smile of a Child is a registered Greek Charity with ten 'houses' across the country. In the Charity's 25 year history it has helped over 1.3m children recover from the effects of violence, health problems and extreme poverty, as well as spearheading countless missing children's campaigns. The Corfu Centre currently houses around 20 children who, for one...

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Total raised
£15,915.00

Target
£20,000.00

79%

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Albania Overboard: Albania to Corfu Swim 2018

The Smile of a Child is a registered Greek Charity with ten 'houses' across the country. In the Charity's 25 year history it has helped over 1.3m children recover from the effects of violence, health problems and extreme poverty, as well as spearheading countless missing children's campaigns.

The Corfu Centre currently houses around 20 children who, for one shocking reason or another, have been removed from the care of their family by court order. The Smile of a Child receives no financial assistance from the Government and the Corfu Centre relies solely on funds raised locally. Supporting and educating children through to higher education is an expensive business and many of the children require intensive therapy to overcome the traumas they have experienced. The life changing impact Smile of a Child has to their lives is unequivocal.

Revered across Greece for the excellent work that it does, The Smile of a Child was also supported by the late parents of our founders, Patricia Cookson and Spiro Lemis.

In 2016, the second time we organised a swim, we raised approx. EUR 20,000 which were given to the Community. This year we hope to increase that figure significantly.

The Anglo Hellenic League www.anglohellenicleague.org is acting as a tax efficient route for UK donors, and will transfer the money raised, and the Gift Aid received, to the Charity.
CAF and Bank cheques are also welcome and should be issued to:
The Anglo-Hellenic League and posted to:
The Treasurer,
The Anglo-Hellenic League,
151 Preston Road, Wembley, Middlesex. HA9 8NQ.

Thank you for your support,
Nick Cookson and Nick Lemis

Event date

08-September-2018

Event type

Swimming

Event is completed

Location

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Agios Stephanos,
Corfu,
Greece

Event Contact

Key contact
Nick Cookson
Telephone
0044 7776188811
Email address
nick@villacollective.com

Activity log

Well done Nellie! All your early morning Loch Glass swims paid off! xxx
Donation by Trini Graham-Stewart
on 21/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
thanks Anna Bartlett
Donation by Liz Waters
on 21/09/2018
£ 265.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Congratulations Kitty Kat ... amazing effort one and all. lots of love the D's xxxx
Donation by Jess and Charlie
on 20/09/2018
£ 30.00
£ 7.50 gift aid
Can't wait to hear what it was like x
Donation by Oenone
on 18/09/2018
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Great cause. Well done to Luke T and team. Hope you had a slap up meal afterwards at Kouloura beach.
Donation by Heraclis Economides
on 18/09/2018
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 17/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Well done all!
Donation by Rob Lucas
on 17/09/2018
£ 250.00
£ 62.50 gift aid
Great job Stella and Co.!
Donation by DF
on 17/09/2018
£ 25.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Supporting Jenni Bolton and a good cause Hugo and Julia and the Heaths
Donation by Hugo Heath
on 16/09/2018
£ 100.00
£ 25.00 gift aid
Great work Nick Cookson! Great cause.
Donation by WEA Planning
on 16/09/2018

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £15,945.00
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Total Raised: £15,915.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£18,793.75

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