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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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£23,928.55

Target
£20,000.00

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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

Donation by Anonymous
on 12/09/2018
Donation by Denise Carrs
on 12/09/2018
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Brilliantly organised for an excellent charity. Thank you Nicks. Amber and Olly. x
Donation by Amber and Olly Madley
on 12/09/2018
£ 80.00
£ 20.00 gift aid
Well done Richard, James and the team!!
Donation by Andy Bailey
on 12/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
:)
Donation by Jamie Loughborough
on 12/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Donation by Nicky Milne
on 11/09/2018
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Donation by Rosie Mennem
on 11/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Well done you super swimmers xx
Donation by Lucy and Gilb
on 11/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Well done Nick! From Charlie
Donation by Charlie Gilkes
on 11/09/2018
£ 30.00
£ 7.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 11/09/2018

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £23,958.55
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Total Raised: £23,928.55
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£28,668.18

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