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Shane Byrne

In April I’m off with English rugby legend and fellow Lion, Jason Leonard to Zimbabwe and Botswana to deliver boots and balls to kids over there.

Raising money for
The Atlas Foundation

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Total raised
£2,400.00

Target
£10000.00

24%

Donations accepted until 31-07-2019

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About

Like me, Jason did a lot of international travelling during his playing career and we both saw enormous poverty in the places we visited. Rugby gave us so much and we both want to give back where we can. 

Jason founded a charity called The Atlas Foundation a couple of years ago, and they’re already doing brilliant work. Bringing kids together through rugby they provide food, medicine and education as well as the opportunities, friendship and value that only rugby brings. 

The charity mantra is "to give kids things that can't be sold or stolen"

This trek is not all hardship and deprivation, alongside some major driving challenges in the African bush, we will see the best of these countries and meet the champions of the projects, large smiles guaranteed!

I’ve pledged to raise £10k to fund this work, I'm hoping you'll help me meet my target before April. It’s a team effort and I won’t get over the line without you.

Thanks in advance
Kind regards
Shane 

Event details

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4x4 Africa Challenge

"Big Game" a four-day 4x4 driving challenge across Zimbabwe and Botswana. Delivering kit, boots and balls to kids in Atlas projects alongside England and Springbok Rugby legends: Jason Leonard, Shane Byrne and Bob Skinstad. Plus the spectacular sights of Victoria Falls, Elephant Sands and the big game of Africa's rivers and wilderness. 13th-16th April 2018

Event date

13-April-2018 00:00  - 
16-April-2018 23:59

Event type

Overseas challenge

Event is completed

Donations

All the best Shane, go well.
Donation by Graham Everard
on 12-04-2018
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
Well done buddy 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻Xx
Donation by Danny O’Carroll
on 11-04-2018
£500.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by T-T
on 11-04-2018
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Shane!
Donation by Chris McDowell
on 10-04-2018
£500.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by paul manders
on 10-04-2018
£500.00
£0.00 gift aid
Have a great trip Shane, look forward to hearing how it goes
Donation by Tom Gregory
on 10-04-2018
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Hayley Johnston
on 08-04-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Shane - hope you reach your total. Great that sport can be such a positive force.
Donation by Richard A
on 06-04-2018
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Enjoy Zim- great cause
Donation by Jez Lee
on 06-04-2018
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Hope all works out well.
Donation by Dean Smith
on 06-04-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £2,400.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £2,400.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,500.00

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