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Newsletter No 16 -  March 2019


We are sending you this Newsletter because you have
supported Sophie's Fund in the past.
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We would like to thank everyone who continues
to support Sophie's Fund, in so many ways.
Latest news from Sophie's Fund -
 
Jojo and Allie are competing in the Devizes to Westminster Canoe race, over the Easter weekend. Raising funds for Sophie's Fund.
To sponsor them, please go to - https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JojoLaking

Now in its 71st year, the Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race (“DW”) is unique in the pantheon of Great British sporting events. At 125 miles long, it remains one of the toughest long-distance sports challenges of any kind.
For many of the competitors, successfully completing the course from Devizes in Wiltshire to Westminster Bridge in the heart of London will be the hardest thing they ever do. Tougher than running several marathons, swimming the Channel or even climbing a mountain. Not for nothing is it referred to as ‘the Canoeist’s Everest’.
 
Shalini has now completed her iGCSE's at Campus Rangers College. See below for her results.

We continue to fund Alice, the teacher at Home of Peace. and Susanna at Catering College.
Here are Jojo and Allie training hard for the Devizes to Westminster canoe race,.
To sponsor them , please go to https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JojoLaking
We are looking for ideas -

As many of you will know Sophie would have been 50 later this year. Steve and I thought that it would be a lovely idea if we could come up with some ideas to remember her, so we are thinking of trying to organise an event [or two] possibly in September - a sponsored walk / run / swim / climb ?
Any ideas you might have would be much appreciated.
 
Since we set up Sophie's Fund we have been able to support Justine and her lovely girls, with a total of just over £60,000 !
Thank you, everyone, who has supported us in so many different ways, without your help we could never have achieved this.
And of course, together we have kept Sophie's memory alive !
Latest news from Home of Peace 
Shalini has completed her iGCSE's, Her results are as follows -
Maths - C [66%]
Business studies -B [78%]
Chemistry - B [77%]
Biology - B [75%]
English Language - A* [92%].
Susanna, who we sponsored to do her GCSE's at Campus Rangers College, has now started a Catering Course at Cilantro School of Culinary, and we are very pleased to be able to fund her. Good luck, Susanna, and we hope you enjoy the course. Here is a photo of her and her colleagues on the course.
 



Alice with some of the lovely smiley girls.
To view the Home of Peace Facebook page,
please click on this link:
Home of Peace Facebook page
Financial commitments:
 
We are currently committed to an outlay
of
£1250.00 per month for 2019

 A big thank you.

  • We would like to thank all those people who have donated money to the Fund recently - we do not know all of you, but assure you that your support is much appreciated.
  • Thank you, also, to all of you who have set up a Standing order.

How to donate - 


By  Internet banking -  
                                      
                             Account name: Sophie's Trust.                  
                             Account no:74654144.                                
                             Sort code: 60-23-05  
      
              To donate by Virgin Money Giving, Paypal, or
         Charities Aid Foundation, please click on the link below -
Virgin Money Giving
PayPal
Charities Aid Foundation
To view our Website, or Facebook page,
please click on the links below.
 
Sophie's Fund website
Sophie's Fund Facebook page
To download a Standing order Form,
please click on the link below 

 
Standing order Form

If you would like to support us further, or would like more information, please contact -

 

William Thomas.

Avocet Cottage,

12b Follett Road
Topsham,

Devon.  EX3 0JP.
Tel. no: 01 392 876378

William.thomas35@btinternet.com







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