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Emily, Mark and friends

To mark George's 10th birthday we are taking on 10 challenges, fundraising for The George Oliver Foundation supporting children & young people...

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To mark what would have been George’s 10th Birthday on 3rd April 2018, Mark & Emily (George’s parents) are taking on a year of 10 challenges. We are very glad to also have some brilliant friends supporting us in this! We hope to raise £10,000 to fund even more projects for children and young people.

When George died suddenly in 2009 from a rare illness he was 14 months old. One of the things that has helped us through the sadness is realising we can channel some of the energy we would have been giving to George's life into support for other children who need it. This year we hope we can do something extra with your help!

We set up The George Oliver Foundation in 2010 and each year the Foundation gives funding to projects that support children and young people. Recent projects include Haven House Hospice "at home" play support, Soundmix specialist music workshops for disabled children and new toilet facilities for a school in Malawi. We are 100% voluntary run.

You can read more about George's Foundation and our progress with these challenges on the website

Mark, Emily & friends x

Event details

10 Challenges for George

The list of 10 challenges is - 

Chiltern 3 Peaks - 18 mile walk - Emily, Ruth, Emma, Gemma, Laura, Sue & Jess - 12th May

4 rounds of golf in a day - Mark & Steve - 6th July

To achieve a yellow belt in karate - Emily - ongoing! (I am starting from nothing / no experience)

Cycle London to Paris in 24 Hours - Mark & James - August

Swim Oxford 1 mile river swim - Emily & Gemma - 2nd September

Matagalls to Monserrat 84km walk - Mark, Jamie & Tim - 15th September

Velo South 100 mile south downs cycle - Emily, Gemma, Emma & Ellie - 23rd September

Ealing Half Marathon - Mark & Jason - 30th September

Cycle & Walk the 90 mile Ridgeway in two days - Mark & Guy - October

Build a choir and put on a show - Emily, Tom and friends - March 2019


Event date

30-April-2018 00:00  - 
03-April-2019 00:00

Event type

10 different challenges

Event already started


Well done Ruth :) xx
Donation by Becky & Liam
on 24-05-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Ruth and all! Love Tom and Cerys xxxx
Donation by Tom and Cerys
on 22-05-2018
To Emma & the team, Congratulations on your efforts so far and Good Luck for the challenges still to come. Incredible thing you’re all doing! Love, Mel, Soren, Eli & Liva x
Donation by Melissa Andersen
on 21-05-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Good luck to everyone taking part in these amazing challenges - sending you all lots of love and support xx
Donation by Ed and Matt
on 16-05-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Wishing you lots of luck, and a big well done! Love from the Smyths
Donation by Calum, Amy & Martha
on 13-05-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Well done!
Donation by Janet and Don
on 13-05-2018
Donation by Simon McCoy
on 13-05-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck guys!
Donation by Anna, Tom, Sadie, Tabs & Jasper
on 12-05-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Well done!
Donation by Paul and Wendy
on 12-05-2018
Good luck!
Donation by Alex Lumbers
on 12-05-2018
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £2,079.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £2,079.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,560.00

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