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Fundraising stories

Edinburgh to St Andrews cycle ride update

Swimming the length of the Channel

It’s been a few months since our cyclists rode the 68 mile track from Edinburgh to St Andrews – one of the oldest cycling events in Scotland. We’d like to say thank you to all who took part and raised money to support people affected by leprosy.

The students of Winchester House School recently swam the shortest length of the Channel to fundraise for Lepra. In only one hour, they collectively covered over 20 miles and Have you raised a fantastic been inspired by £4,797!

Keep an eye on our website in early 2019 to register for next year’s event.

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Get involved! You could host a pub quiz, a golf day or another fun event to support people affected by leprosy! Visit lepra.org.uk/ fundraising-guide for more ways to get involved

Going technology free to beat leprosy! Elina Burrha, from the Rochester Grammar School in Kent went without technology for a whole week to fundraise for people affected by leprosy. She raised over £550 in total, which is enough to screen 110 schools for leprosy, to help detect cases early.

Ye Old Medieval Fayre Our fabulous supporters from the Knights of Medway joined us at the Medieval Fayre in Colchester Castle Park in June. Leprosy is a disease often associated with the medieval period, so we spent the weekend in costume to raise awareness that leprosy still exists. Not only did we raise £300, which can fund 100 self-care kits, but the event was a great opportunity to raise the profile of our work and the fact that leprosy is still destroying millions of lives today.

Lepra News September 2018  

Our latest issue of Lepra News showcases our '£1 from you, we get two' appeal, highlights of fundraising stories and our annual impact repor...

Lepra News September 2018  

Our latest issue of Lepra News showcases our '£1 from you, we get two' appeal, highlights of fundraising stories and our annual impact repor...

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