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Juliet Molteno

Please help me raise as much money as possible for refugees in Athens

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Help Refugees

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On 24th June I will be setting off from Corfu and cycling through arid mountains in the boiling heat, aiming for Athens. It should take us a week of thigh burning, eye-popping hard graft up the hills (and wheel-rims on fire, nose to the tarmac, whoop-inducing descents) to raise money for a community centre in Athens called Khora.

On the way, we will be keeping our costs down by wild-camping and cooking our own food. Which is a good thing as all the costs are born by the cyclists themselves! So every penny you give goes straight to Khora, to feed people.

I went to Khora before it opened and had a look round and was really struck by what an amazing project it is. Khora provides so much for refugees in Athens, and all via donations. They have a kitchen and cafe, and their space is used for clinics, legal advice, therapy, education and much more. The place has a really healing feel to it and I have been wanting to get back there ever since that visit.

If they have room for me I might be volunteering with them for a few days when I get there.......

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Thighs of Steel 2017

We are fundraising for Help Refugees, who fund small grassroots refugee organisations. The specific group we are fundraising for is Khora, a co-operative made up of volunteers from all over the world, including the local Greek community, the refugee community and other international volunteers. Their community centre in Athens provides not only basic needs such as free nutritious food, warm clothing and access to dental care, but also social needs such as education, child care, access to information and a safe space to build relationships and relax.

Event date

14-May-2017 00:00

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Event already started


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on 15-08-2017
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Donation by From work colleagues
on 20-07-2017
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Wow. amazing!! x
Donation by Beth
on 03-07-2017
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Donation by Anonymous
on 01-07-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Fantastic achievement, well done Juliet xx
Donation by Liz, Ava & Darcie-Mae
on 01-07-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Proud of you Juliet! Lots of love Sam xxx
Donation by Samantha Cooling-Stones
on 29-06-2017
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Good luck Juliet, see you for a beer when you get back.
Donation by Howard and Julie
on 26-06-2017
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Donation by Tammy
on 25-06-2017
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Good luck Juliet!
Donation by Megan
on 25-06-2017
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Donation by Sarah
on 23-06-2017
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Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,386.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,386.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,648.50

Donations closed

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