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Jon Harle

I'm cycling from Newcastle to Dundee to raise money for the charity Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia, who are supporting my grandson.

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Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia (TCCL)

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My name’s Jon Harle.  I’ve just retired after more than 30 years with the BBC, most recently as a radio presenter at BBC Newcastle.  I'm an unfit fair-weather cyclist, so this is going to be a big challenge.

Event details

Cycling from Newcastle to Dundee

Last year I cycled from Newcastle to London to celebrate my 60th birthday, and raised more than £2500 for the charity Send a Cow. This year it's personal. I want to raise money for the charity which is helping my 2 year old grandson, Ezekiel, who was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.  So I'm planning to cycle from Newcastle to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, where he's being given chemotherapy, and back to his home in Kinross. Apart from the heartbreak of seeing their little boy undergoing such brutal but necessary treatment, my daughter and son-in-law are having to suddenly find extra money for several round trips of 70 miles each week, car parking, bed and breakfast and so on. Which is where a wonderful organisation called Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia stepped in ( They sent a cheque for £500, but offer emotional as well as financial support. My aim is to raise enough to pay back TCCL five-fold, a total of £2,500, so that they can carry on helping children and parents having to cope with this horrible disease. I'm not a doctor. I can't make sick children well, but we can help parents while the doctors do their bit. Thanks for your support. 

Event date

04-June-2018 00:00  - 
09-June-2018 00:00

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Donation by Chris Phipps
on 25-11-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Sale of more books from Ezekiel's Journey LIVE!
Donation by Trev and Jools
on 21-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Wishing Ezekiel all the very best!
Donation by Jonathan M
on 17-10-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Donations received during the season, in addition to the £565 already donated, through raffles and our Miss Piggy Bank!
Donation by Kinross Ladies Golf Club
on 08-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Sale of DVDs.
Donation by Jools
on 30-08-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Love from Rowan xxxxxxxx
Donation by Rowan Banks
on 07-08-2018
£3.00 gift aid
Sorry I couldn't make it to Ezekiel's Journey LIVE!
Donation by Joan
on 06-08-2018
£0.00 gift aid
A beautiful family. Well done Jon and clan x sending love and thoughts x
Donation by Simone Banks
on 31-07-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Blessed to know you and your family. God’s richest blessings for Ezekiel and the Harle’s.
Donation by Anonymous
on 30-07-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Natalie and Lauren
on 25-07-2018

Donation summary

Online Donations: £10,594.81
Offline Donations: £200.00
Total Raised: £10,794.81
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £12,147.81

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