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Thames Head To The Tower

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Ben, Chris, Gavin, Russell, Matt, Ian, Charlie and Mark are rowing the length of the Thames for two extremely worthwhile charities.

Raising money for multiple charities

Total raised
£74,162.50

Target
None set

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About

The charities we are raising money for are 40tude, curing colon cancer and The Oxford Kidney Unit Trust (on behalf of The Young Adult Clinic).

In December 2016, eight friends and work colleagues resolved to row the River Thames for charity.  Two had been impacted by recent bad news: Gavin Murray's bowel cancer had returned requiring him to undergo extensive chemotherapy and Chris Mathew's son, William, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease and he will require a kidney transplant.

Being told the devastating news you have a chronic illness is hard to take at any age of your life, however imagine being told it whilst you are young.  Imagine being told you have chronic kidney failure and will need immediate treatment.  The Oxford Young Adult clinic is an innovative service with supports young people through diagnosis, treatment, transplant and recovery.

There are 41,900 new cases of bowel cancer being diagnosed every year. If diagnosed at an early stage, bowel cancer can be treated very successfully in over 90% of cases.  In spite of this, bowel cancer remains the UK's second biggest cancer killer, claiming a life every half an hour.
 

Event details

Thames Head to The Tower

  • 5 days
  • 7 Counties
  • 15 pubs (at least!)
  • 46 locks
  • 160 miles
  • 75,000 strokes

Event date

29-June-2017 09:00  - 
04-July-2017 14:00

Event type

Rowing

Event is completed

Donations

Well done Russ and crew
Donation by Anonymous
on 13-07-2017
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
A great cause!
Donation by Ian
on 12-07-2017
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Well done guys
Donation by Dela cruz
on 12-07-2017
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Good Luck from Cooke & Arkwright
Donation by Anonymous
on 12-07-2017
£150.00
£0.00 gift aid
Well done!
Donation by AG&G
on 12-07-2017
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Gavin and "the Boys". Inspirational !
Donation by Donald and Sheila
on 11-07-2017
£200.00
£50.00 gift aid
Donation by Scott Gemmell
on 10-07-2017
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Daddy and the crew !
Donation by India Black
on 10-07-2017
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
On land it's Russ not Gus!!!!!!!!!!
Donation by Finley Black
on 10-07-2017
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Russ and crew
Donation by Anonymous
on 10-07-2017
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £74,162.50
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £74,162.50
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £83,488.94

Donations closed

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