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TOPIC: The Great Paddle Round 2011
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The Great Paddle Round 2011 11 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 0
I am an above knee amputee who is planning to kayak around the coast of the UK in aid of Help for Heroes and BLESMA (the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen’s Association). I’m looking to raise as much money as possible but my target is £250,000. I will be starting and ending this challenge in Portsmouth.

I intend to start this challenge at the beginning on May 2011 and estimate that it will take me 4 months to complete.

I lost my leg whilst serving with the Royal Navy and so these two charities are very close to my heart. They help in the rehabilitation of service personnel who have suffered terrible injuries whilst serving their country at both home and abroad. Both charities provide access to sporting activities such as kayaking, sailing, diving, sailing, wheelchair basketball and skiing which help once active people come to terms with their disabilities and move forward with their lives.

In order to raise the money I want to, I need to up the profile of the event as much as possible and you can help by joining my Facebook group ‘The Great Paddle Round 2011’ or following me on Twitter ‘richieoneleg’.

If you think you can help in other ways please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,

Richard

Contact Details:

Richard Hunt
9 Fitzpatrick Court
Portsmouth
PO6 3SR

Tel: 0787 2921880
023 92324058

Email: richieoneleg@yahoo.co.uk
thegreatpaddleround@yahoo.co.uk

Web: Facebook: The Great Paddle Round 2011
www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=127051513994790
Twitter: richieoneleg
Donations: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/thegreatpaddleround2011
BLESMA: www.blesma.org/
Help for Heroes: www.helpforheroes.org.uk

Last Edit: 2010/07/30 18:18 By Lucy Aldridge.
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Re: The Great Paddle Round 2011 11 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 12
Thank you for adding all of these details Rich ... we are now actively promoting here and on our facebook group in the hope we can raise some awareness and gain some donations for your incredible challenge. Two extremely honourable and supportive charities. Keep us up to date with how all your training is going on here and we'll do all we can.

Would love to follow you when you set off on your challenge too

Keep us posted and well done for taking up this challenge!

Lucy x
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