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misha curson

Misha is cycling over 660km, climbing over 7060m, to support Khora, a crucial humanitarian co-op that provides basic services to refugee communities.

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Thighs of Steel

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Having never even completed a fun five-K, I have signed up to join Thighs of Steel and cycle 660km from Brussels to Stuttgart over just 6 days! Climbing a total incline of 7060m.

Madness?? yes!! Just thinking about it makes me need a nap. But this is in support of Khora, a crucial humanitarian co-op that was founded to provide basic services to refugee communities in Athens, Calais, Serbia and Lesvos. 

I will need lots of encouragement and support and every penny donated will help keep me going, more importantly, every penny will help make the lives of those who have lost their homes just a little bit more bearable.  

So please give what you can. To find out more visit and

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London to Athens 2018

A group of not-so-serious cyclists have set themselves the serious challenge of cycling between London and Athens. The ride is a relay-style challenge, with each participant taking on a week or two of the overall trip.

We are fundraising for Khora; a grassroots, proactive association running a community centre in Athens. Their centre provides basic and human needs for people without freedom of movement. This includes free nutritious food, clothing, education, access to information and a safe space to build relationships and relax.

Equally important to what they offer, is how they offer it. Khora is run by volunteers from all over the world. Its team includes members of the local Greek community, the refugee community and other international volunteers too. It prioritises dignity and respect in every service it provides.

The £60,000 we are aiming to raise will pay for the rent for their community centre for an entire year. The running costs of a project are typically the hardest to find funding for, so it of particular importance to be able to provide this for Khora, to secure a stable future for the project. All fund-raised money goes to Khora, and none on the ride.

Event date

22-July-2018 00:00  - 
08-September-2018 23:59

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Misha you are a total legend! Can't believe what you've achieved. Well done XXXXX
Donation by Laura Brown
on 13-08-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Super Mish!!
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-08-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Well done sis! X
Donation by Sam
on 06-08-2018
For powering through - well done mish!
Donation by Ben Farber
on 05-08-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Misha! An amazing feat for a vital cause.
Donation by Sarah Hughes
on 05-08-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Go Mishy, Go Mishy, Go Mishy!!! We’re very proud and can’t wait to say congrats in person very soon! Xxx
Donation by Katie, Jasper & Hector
on 02-08-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck, you are amazing, a true inspiration!
Donation by Clare Hindle
on 27-07-2018
£5.00 gift aid
You are amazing. Good luck and have a great time raising money for charity.
Donation by Jackie Eade
on 27-07-2018
Good Luck Misha. You go girl.
Donation by Nikki Smith
on 27-07-2018
£6.25 gift aid
Best of luck! x
Donation by Abigail Day
on 26-07-2018
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £710.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £710.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £858.75

Donations closed

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