Pete's Marathon Attempt!
31st Mar 2010
Veteran team member Pete Ware is running the London Marathon on Sunday 25th April, raising money for 'Waves' - click here to donate to the cause. He is trying to raise a total of £1500, so all donations are gratefully accepted.
Pete aims to complete the course in under 5 hours; training is going well, although Pete reports that he has blisters on every toe, chaffing in places he didn't realise existed and already lost 2 toe-nails!
Waves was founded in memory of Kerrigan Savage who died in Nairobi in 1996 aged 26; the charity’s work reflects Kerrigan’s concern for the plight of disadvantaged children and the need to protect and preserve wildlife.
Waves focuses on bringing pleasure and fun to needy children - so many children never get the chance to be children!
The charity has no paid staff, operating costs are covered from bank interest and Gift Aid so that 100% of every donation made goes direct to Waves projects.
All projects are currently in Kenya and include the funding of children’s trips, holidays and scouting, gymnastics, music and sporting activities along with secondary and tertiary education sponsorship schemes for Nairobi slum schoolchildren.
The charity also funds school projects and field trips which foster an appreciation by Kenyan children of their rich wild life heritage and an understanding of the need to protect it.
Please take time-out to click on the link above and help those less fortunate than ourselves; thank you.
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