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September Fundraisers

Posted on 25 September 2019 by Pippa McClounan

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See what our fabulous supporters have been up to this month

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A huge thank you to Archie Higgins and family who recently organised a Fundraising Golf Day including a raffle. tombola, auction and disco! They raised over £3000 to be split between Tourettes Action and Juvenile IIiopathic Arthritis. Thank you to everyone who made the event such a great success!

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Guess the name of the dog! Well done to Josh and Seth for organising this great fundraiser for TA, raising £128.46 for TA and their local Guildford Support Group. Well done boys! (the dog's name was Fudge).

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A massive well done to super fundraiser Stu Haddow who completed the iconic Great North Run for Tourettes Action raising £360. Stu is pictured here with his inspiration for running for TA, his 13 year old nephew Josh. Well done Stu!

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Free-falling for TA! Thrill-seekers Kelli Briggs, Sam Pearce and Rachel Taylor took their fundraising to new heights by jumping from a plane at 13,500 ft! Their generous donors raised a whopping £1600 for TA. Huge respect to you 3 amazing women!

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Sarah Sharp spent her 34th birthday getting extremely muddy at the London Tough Mudder event because of all the help & support provided to her family by TA, raising £90 for her hard efforts. Great job Sarah!

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A huge well done to Hayley Larcombe for organising such an amazing fundraising evening in support of TA and the Manchester Support Group. There was fabulous live music and a raffle, raising over £2000! Thank you to everyone involved!

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Big shout out to Leigh Copping for raising £275 by running the Sheffield 10k. Leigh is raising money for TA after receiving support for his son, Leighton, who was diagnosed with TS last year. Well done Leigh!

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Well done to Sophie Mullen and Bearsden Academy for raising awareness and funds at a recent school cake sale. This is a fantastic example of how a school can support their students with TS. Thanks to all staff and pupils who got involved, especially Sophie's mum, Dawn, for baking up a storm and super-star teacher, Ms. McCloy.

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Emma McNally challenged herself to running 100k in a month to show her support for the Manchester Support Group who have helped her family, raising £1171 for her amazing efforts. You Wonder Woman!

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There was a full house for the exciting pub quiz and raffle organised by Lottie Smith, which raised £300 on the night, to be split between two charities, including Tourettes Action. Thank for all your hard work!

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Facebook Birthday Fundraisers

10 people signed up to Facebook's fundraising platform this month, to selflessly raise donations for TA instead of receiving birthday gifts. Not only is this a kind, generous gesture, but it also raises important awareness on social media.

Our HUGE thanks go to the following supporters who have raised £405!

Chloe Lewis
Georgina Athenesi
Iona McDonald
Tracy Alcock
Charlie Vanstone
Suzanne Dobson
Annie Vasconcelos
Michael McNally

  For details on how YOU can fundraise for Tourettes Action, click here.

 


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