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#146223 - 9th Jan 2007 6:10pm Sponsors wanted - please help - look within...
Aaaaaalex Offline
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Registered: 28th Jun 2006
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Feedback seems to be positive so i have gone ahead and created a paypal account for sponsorship.

My main concern is that none internetty people wont have paypal so for that reason i am going to see if cancer research can supply me with a template sponsorship form that they may have.

I am also looking into setting up one of those "sponsor me" forms but not sure about that.

Right, the challenge...

To swim 5km which is 200 lengths of the 25m swimming pool that i have at my disposal. Me and Hannah are both going to do it, but this sponsorship will be for the both of us - we will, however, both have individual forms for our respective friends and family.

The address...

sponsoredswim@hotmail.co.uk

That is the paypal address that we have set up to get out sponsorships. Am i right in thinking that even if you dont have a paypal account, you can send me money from debit/credit cards?

If not i can do cheques or something but i doubt people will want to go to that much effort.

The fact is that every penny helps the cause, whether its £1 or £100 every little helps and we will be thankful for any support we can get.

One in three of us will be diagnosed with cancer during our life.

The disease tends to affect older people - but can strike at any time.

Excluding certain skin cancers, there were more than 270,000 new cases of the disease in 2001 - and the rate is increasing by about 1% a year.

Some cancer, such as breast, are becoming more common, while new cases of lung cancer fall away due to the drop in the number of smokers.

However, while the overall number of new cancers is not falling, the good News is that successful treatment rates for many of the most common types are improving rapidly.

It could be you... and it could be me

Thanks again for your support.

Alex and Hannah

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#146224 - 9th Jan 2007 6:11pm Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: Aaaaaalex]
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Wow!

The response over on PF has been phenomenal!

http://www.passionford.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=35201 29#3520129

A sticky in the general forum, over 27000 members and what looks to be over £100 raised there so far!

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#146225 - 9th Jan 2007 6:12pm Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: Aaaaaalex]
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Registered: 28th Jun 2006
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Its going pretty well, just not from the FFOC side of things Wink

I've got £50 donated from Ashfield Motorsport RS Specialists, and that was matched by North Yorkshire RS Spares - thanks guys
Very Happy


I have already got £5 from someone on PF so thats a total of £105 today - made up, really am.

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#146227 - 9th Jan 2007 6:24pm Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: Aaaaaalex]
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Registered: 14th Aug 2004
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Id love to sponsor this, and I don't want to question the legitimacy of this appeal/challenge, but there isnt really any way of proving you are going to/did the challenge. Also I dobnt like giving money via PayPal to supposed charity appeals as they can not really be traced.

Besides I give money to Cancer Research UK only a monthly basis by Direct Debit anyway.

Good luck though, if its genuine (and I hope and suspect it is) its a worthy course!

smile

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#146261 - 9th Jan 2007 11:48pm Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: MattLFC]
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Fantastic cause, best of luck doing it. I cant sponsor you though for similar reasons to matty.I only sponsor close friends and family for trust reasons.
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#146264 - 9th Jan 2007 11:55pm Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: scoop]
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Only read the first paragraph but you DONT need a paypal account to PAY money, only to recieve smile
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#146309 - 10th Jan 2007 8:58am Re: Sponsors wanted - please help - look within... [Re: Dazza]
Aaaaaalex Offline
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no worries guys, i understand.

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