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Philip Holmes

Please support ChoraChori by sponsoring me as I run the 2019 London Marathon to raise funds for the ChoraChori children's refuge in Kathmandu!

Raising money for
ChoraChori

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Total raised
£3,270.00

Target
£5280.00

61%

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Donations closed

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About

I'll be running the London Marathon to raise funds for my charity's remarkable childcare and rehabilitation work in Nepal. We have rescued displaced and trafficked Nepalese children from India and child rape victims from Nepal itself. At our Kathmandu refuge we provide immediate medical care and trauma management to assist children with recovery and towards reintegration with their families and society. Where return to families is impossible (mainly due to safety reasons) we provide long term care, including education and training. Our local care staff and volunteers are passionate and committed, but we can't do any of this without funds to cover day to day running costs and that's why I need your help.

Specifically, I am aiming to raise £5,280 which is the annual cost of four additional carers that we need to recruit urgently to provide 24/7 one-to-one care to two little girls who are both child rape victims. Please be as generous as you can.

Many thanks!

Event details

Virgin London Marathon 2019

Out of 414,000 applicants to the public ballot, I am one of the "lucky" 10% who secured a place in the 2019 London Marathon. I would not describe myself as a "runner", and at the grand old age of 59 I should probably have more sense than to be taking on 26.2 miles in whatever crazy weather conditions climate change throws at us on the day. But I am doing this to raise the funds that we so badly need.

Please be generous - it will encourage me along the way, also through the training that, done in isolation, is in many ways even tougher.

Event date

28-April-2019 09:00  - 
28-April-2019 15:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed

Donations

Well done. Surely not your last marathon ??
Donation by Sue Webb
on 02-05-2019
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
From Paul
Donation by Anonymous
on 02-05-2019
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid
DO NOT accept Nicks suggestion of the Everest Marathon! Well done Philip a brilliant achievement.
Donation by Nick and Helen Buckworth
on 29-04-2019
£200.00
£50.00 gift aid
Congraulations on doing so well Philip!
Donation by Anonymous
on 29-04-2019
Your PB more than deserves an extra sum. Huge congrats xx
Donation by Christine Asbury
on 28-04-2019
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
We’ve been tracking you (James!) :-)) Huge congratulations for your 5th Marathon!
Donation by Hunters
on 28-04-2019
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Jocelyn &Ivan
on 28-04-2019
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Hi Philip! Big respect to you! Sending love and support all the way to the finish line!
Donation by Alice Alderson
on 28-04-2019
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck and thanks from all those in Nepal who owe you so much and would want to say thank you 🙏 too if they could access this website.
Donation by Brian Muirhead
on 28-04-2019
£50.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck today! Hope the weather is kind! X
Donation by Kate Baker
on 28-04-2019
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £3,270.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £3,270.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £3,811.25

Donations closed

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