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Old Nov 26, 09, 8:44 am
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**** UPDATE – Due to some personal circumstances I am having to put this off until 2011, Sorry to let people down who have sponsored me, please feel free to contact me if you would like ****

Blubberman to Ironman in aid of DREAMFLIGHT

www.justgiving.com/ct-uk



As many of you are aware I completed (slowly) The London Triathlon in aid of DREAMFLIGHT in August 09. Thanks to the huge generosity of many here at FT I raised over 3500 to help send a child on a holiday of a lifetime.


http://www.justgiving.com/CT-UK

I am now back again asking for more support for my 2010 fundraising effort, I will be doing another triathlon but this time in St George, Utah. USA. I am going to be upping the game from an Olympic distance of Swim 1500m Cycle 40km run 10km to a full Ironman distance event of Swim 2.4 miles, Cycle 112 miles run 26.2miles (3.86km, 180.25km,42.195km). The event starts at 7am and the cutoff tome is midnight. I hope to get it done in 14 hours.

http://www.ironmanstgeorge.com/

For those that don’t know about DREAMFLIGHT or the great work they do please take a moment to visit

www.dreamflight.org

Where does the money go?

Dreamflight relies entirely on the generosity of its supporters. The total cost of the Dreamflight trip each year is in excess of 600,000. Here’s how your donation could help towards providing the “Holidayof a Lifetime” for a most deserving child:

• 5 pays for a Dreamflight rucksack
• 25 pays for the personalised DVD each child receives of their trip
• 40 provides baseball caps for 16 children
• 60 provides lunch and refreshments each day for one child
• 100 buys a transit seat, used for transferring some children to and from their wheelchairs
• 150 pays for a group’s pre-trip get-together or reunion
• 200 pays for a child to swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove
• 280 sponsors a set of T shirts for all the members of one group
• 300 pays for his/her accommodation and half board inOrlando
• 330 equips every child with a Dreamflight bumbag
• 3000 funds the total holiday for one child

The Dreamflight trip also offers opportunities for corporate sponsorship, eg.

• 900 provides sponsorship for the Dreamflight rucksacks given to each child
• 1,300 sponsors hire of the radios and cellphones used to maintain contact between groups inOrlando
• 2,800 covers the cost of a Welcome Party at Heathrow
• 13,000 pays for the cost of the domestic flights or coach hire needed to gather all the children together at Heathrow
• 13,000 sponsors a day’s entry toMagicKingdom or Universal Studios for the entire group – children and helpers
• 25,000 sponsors the coaches used daily in Orlando
• 40,000 sponsors the day at Discovery Cove, where each child can swim with dolphins
• 57,000 sponsors the accommodation in Orlando for the entire stay
• 320,000 sponsors the charter of a British Airways 747


Thanks


Christian
http://www.justgiving.com/CT-UK

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Best of luck to you!

Just wanted to let you know - your link in several places reads "justgivng.com" instead of "justgiving.com".

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Blubberman to Ironman in aid of DREAMFLIGHT



www.justgiving.com/ct-uk[/CENTER]







As many of you are aware I completed (slowly) The London Triathlon in aid of DREAMFLIGHT in August 09. Thanks to the huge generosity of many here at FT I raised over 3500 to help send a child on a holiday of a lifetime.





http://www.justgiving.com/CT-UK



I am now back again asking for more support for my 2010 fundraising effort, I will be doing another triathlon but this time in St George, Utah. USA. I am going to be upping the game from an Olympic distance of Swim 1500m Cycle 40km run 10km to a full Ironman distance event of Swim 2.4 miles, Cycle 112 miles run 26.2miles (3.86km, 180.25km,42.195km). The event starts at 7am and the cutoff tome is midnight. I hope to get it done in 14 hours.



http://www.ironmanstgeorge.com/



For those that don’t know about DREAMFLIGHT or the great work they do please take a moment to visit



www.dreamflight.org



Where does the money go?



Dreamflight relies entirely on the generosity of its supporters. The total cost of the Dreamflight trip each year is in excess of 600,000. Here’s how your donation could help towards providing the “Holidayof a Lifetime” for a most deserving child:



• 5 pays for a Dreamflight rucksack

• 25 pays for the personalised DVD each child receives of their trip

• 40 provides baseball caps for 16 children

• 60 provides lunch and refreshments each day for one child

• 100 buys a transit seat, used for transferring some children to and from their wheelchairs

• 150 pays for a group’s pre-trip get-together or reunion

• 200 pays for a child to swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove

• 280 sponsors a set of T shirts for all the members of one group

• 300 pays for his/her accommodation and half board inOrlando

• 330 equips every child with a Dreamflight bumbag

• 3000 funds the total holiday for one child



The Dreamflight trip also offers opportunities for corporate sponsorship, eg.



• 900 provides sponsorship for the Dreamflight rucksacks given to each child

• 1,300 sponsors hire of the radios and cellphones used to maintain contact between groups inOrlando

• 2,800 covers the cost of a Welcome Party at Heathrow

• 13,000 pays for the cost of the domestic flights or coach hire needed to gather all the children together at Heathrow

• 13,000 sponsors a day’s entry toMagicKingdom or Universal Studios for the entire group – children and helpers

• 25,000 sponsors the coaches used daily in Orlando

• 40,000 sponsors the day at Discovery Cove, where each child can swim with dolphins

• 57,000 sponsors the accommodation in Orlando for the entire stay

• 320,000 sponsors the charter of a British Airways 747





Thanks





Christian

http://www.justgiving.com/CT-UK
Your link doesn't work; you need another "i" in giving. Perhaps a friendly mod can edit it. Good luck CT!

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Old Nov 26, 09, 9:51 am
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The links all work now. Just tested them.

If anybody wants a trip to Vegas for May 1st St George is only 100miles away. I may need help pushing me around the strip from bar to bar after in a wheelchair to get my beer.
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The links all work now. Just tested them.

If anybody wants a trip to Vegas for May 1st St George is only 100miles away. I may need help pushing me around the strip from bar to bar after in a wheelchair to get my beer.
CT-UK you're becoming quite a fitness freak now and doing all these amazing things for Dreamflight - you really are a treasure.

As for pushig you through Vegas in a wheelchair - if I can darling I'd be delighted to do it. And rest assured I'll be buying you all the beers you'd need.

Good luck and wonderful, wonderful cause.
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Old Dec 3, 09, 5:41 am
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Just wanted to give this a little bump to say thanks for the first 100 rasied as well as to show the new DREAMFLIGHT logo and point you all to their new website.


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You may have got my PM reply (you may have gotten it twice or 3 times as FT keeps falling over on me!!)

You will guess I love swimming with Dolphins so couldnt resist giving you a bit of support
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Good Luck! All a very good cause.
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I've just tried to make a donation but the website came back with "Bandwidth exceeded". Anyone else having the same problem?
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Just goto http://www.justgiving.com/CT-UK and not the dreamflight link. That'll get you sorted.
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Thank you SQFAN.

It's hanging up on "your address detail" page when I use the drop down list to select Australia as the country (this is where my card is registered). I tried twice so far without success. I'll try again tomorrow.
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Thanks very much to all so far.

LTN Phobia, the justgiving page looks like it is up and running ok unlike the dreamflight page.
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