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Painful But BUPA Run Raises Funds

27 June 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970
 
The Children’s Trust, is a charity that provides services and support to children with multiple disabilities.

“I decided to enter the race as my daughter has been using the services that the Children’s Trust provides and so I really wanted to give something back,” explained Andrew Leppard an IT manager for Prater, who was part of the eight-strong team. “I was delighted when some of my work colleagues decided to join me and it became a team event, particularly as on the day we were able to support and encourage one another during the race. The fact that my daughter can face her problems with a smile puts all the aches and pains into insignificance. The experience has already opened my eyes to new challenges and it’s comforting to know the amount we raised will make a real difference for children like my daughter.”

 

Pictured: Andrew Leppard, holding his daughter, Julie, with other colleagues from Prater who raised over £2,700, running in a recent 10km race, for the Children’s Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 27 June 2014

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