Haddenham Bucks

Local Fundraising Abseilers

Home » News » Local Fundraising Abseilers
Abseil pic 01
Abseil pic 02

Local fundraisers Mary Miller, Amanda Pink, William Race and Ben Shardlow took life into their own hands and abseiled down St Mary Magdalen Church in the centre of Oxford on Saturday 7th March to help raise funds for Christian Aid.

This was the third year that Christian Aid have held the abseil event in Oxford. Over the past two years, more than 60 people have successfully made it down the tower, ranging in age from 11 to 85, and together they have raised more than £17,000 for some of the world's poorest communities.

This year, our local heroes raised over £2,000 which is a truly impressive achievement.

It's not too late to chip in, if you'd like to. You can add to Amanda and Mary's fund through their Just Giving website or through the local churches. Alternatively, or in addition, you can sponsor William and Ben through their dedicated MoneyGiving website.

Please donate whatever you can for this extremely worthy cause.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Monkey Clothes for Women 03
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 21 Oct 10:00am

Did you see the recent Stacey Dooley documentary on BBC TV which highlighted the massive consumption of water that the production of cotton requires? It was truly shocking. You can catch a glimpse of the problem here.Such environmental concerns come on the back of recent public disquiet over the use of child labour...

Allotments 03a
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 21 Oct 9:45am

Now is the perfect opportunity to take an allotment with time to prepare the ground for next season. Plots are very reasonably priced with a year's rent at £18 for unit.11(5 pole) and there are currently plots available. If anyone is interested, please contact me on 01844 292544 or at haddenhamallotments@hotmail.comAlison WattAllotment...

Peter Shepherd_Organist 02
Mike Butterworth: Sun 21 Oct 9:30am

There are some things we can take for granted at Aperitif Recitals and they are that the wine, soft drinks and canap├ęs will be excellent but especially so will be the music. Peter Shepherd, the twenty three year old organist of the Collegiate Church of St Bride Glasgow, lived up to expectations during his recital at St Mary's Church on 18th October when he performed an attractive mixture...