Presentation of Santa Fun Run cheques 2015
1st April 2015
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The committee of the 6th Santa Fun Run (held on 30th November ’14) presented cheques to its nominated charities at the One Stop Shop in Gilmorton Road, Lutterworth on Thursday 26th March.

Just over £11,000 was raised in total making over £79,000 distributed over the past 6 years.

The major donations made were:-

The Air Ambulance (Derby, Leics. And Rutland - £1,700

Coping with Cancer (Leics. and Rutland - £1,350

Samaritans (Leicester) - £1,280

Lutterworth Community Responders - £1,250

Lutterworth Town Mayors Appeal - £1,320

Rotary Charities - £1,000

Plus the additional organisations who entered to raise funds on their own behalf:-

3rd Braunstone Brownies, (ASD) - £300

Age Concern Lutterworth - £320

Enterprise Centre - £120

Sir Frank Whittle Studio School - £210

Sherrier C of E Primary School - £290

Rainbows Hospice (CML Magna Park) - £1,470

Plus £730 previously distributed

As John Turner (the event co-ordinator) said at the presentation we were delighted to have achieved 1,006 runners for the first time since the event has run and hope to maintain and even exceed this figure on Sunday 29th November this year – so please make a date in your diaries for our next Fun Run.

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