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Fundraiser for Free Movement Skateboarding

Free Movement Skateboarding aims to empower the young refugee population of Athens by providing skateboarding lessons. Supported by the charity Help Refugees, we work together to promote dignity and quality of life for the refugees currently living in Athens. Skateboarding builds self-esteem, relieves stress and is great exercise. It ties you into a broader...

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Total raised
£2,400.00

Target
£5,000.00

48%

Donations accepted until 27-03-2018

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Fundraiser for Free Movement Skateboarding

Free Movement Skateboarding aims to empower the young refugee population of Athens by providing skateboarding lessons. Supported by the charity Help Refugees, we work together to promote dignity and quality of life for the refugees currently living in Athens.

Skateboarding builds self-esteem, relieves stress and is great exercise. It ties you into a broader community, absent of harmful stigmas. Skateparks are tolerant places where participation by all is encouraged, forming lasting friendships that transcend prejudice.

Our lessons offer physical and mental benefits, authentic cultural exchange, and work towards a gender-equal refugee skateboarding community across Athens. With so many refugees waiting indefinitely on asylum, the physical, mental and social benefits of skateboarding can significantly improve their quality of life.

All donations made will go directly towards the project; for equipment and materials, so we can create jobs for Greek locals and refugees, and to facilitate our expansion so that we can benefit as many people as possible!

Event date

27-March-2017 - 
27-March-2018

Event type

Skateboarding Project

Event already started

Location

Various locations,
Athens,
GREECE

Event Contact

Key contact
Ruby Mateja
Telephone
07533704480
Email address
rubymateja@gmail.com

Activity log

Donation by Anonymous
on 24/07/2017
£ 5.00
£ 1.25 gift aid
Impressed with your drive and commitment to improve the lives of refugees in Athens by instilling a love for skateboarding! A fantastic project. Good luck!
Donation by Tamara Elsmark
on 23/07/2017
£ 25.00
£ 6.25 gift aid
skate against hate.
Donation by Ash
on 21/06/2017
£ 5.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Hope it's all going well
Donation by David
on 23/04/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
I wanted to set up exactly the same charity in two years time, nice to see work already in place. Skateboarding holds great value in integration of communities. Good luck!
Donation by Hamish Patten
on 29/03/2017
£ 100.00
£ 25.00 gift aid
Good luck with this Matt and Ruby. It's a great thing to do to help the local and displaced youngsters in Greece.
Donation by Tony
on 06/03/2017
£ 200.00
£ 50.00 gift aid
Good luck in Athens Rubes. Very proud of you! Jules & Jen xxxx
Donation by Jules & Jen
on 06/03/2017
£ 25.00
£ 6.25 gift aid
Ruby, we think what you're doing is amazing! Good luck! xxx
Donation by Kitty, Ollie & Bruno
on 06/03/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
let's make it 2000 eh?! ;P
Donation by High Octane Harry
on 03/03/2017
£ 5.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
All the best brother
Donation by Gowtham
on 02/03/2017

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £2,400.00
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£0.00
Total Raised: £2,400.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£2,981.25

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