Champions Updates September 2017
Our Champion Mia is busy fundraising this Autumn, even after she underwent a recent hip operation.
Having recently taken part in the first UK Disability Pride event held in Brighton on 9th July, and having watched her Daddy recently abseil off Peacehaven Cliffs for the Martlets Hospice, Mia is returning to her own fund raising activities.
On the 3rd September she is taking part in the big Parallel London event at the Olympic stadium where she is (for the second year) entering the 1km Sensory event, this year raising money for Rett UK, the national organisation supporting her condition.
On 23rd September she is taking part in her first 5km Colour run. Mia will be using that as an opportunity to raise the final amount to pay for the additional speech equipment to accompany the Eye Gaze equipment that we recently funded.
On 30th September, she will be doing her 3rd annual Altzheimer’s Society, 5km Memory walk in memory of her step Grandad Tony Gallup. She’s even managed to rope in another 8 people to join her!
She hopes to take part in the annual Santa Dash in December.
Our Champion singer Daisy from Brighton played Eponine from Les Miserables in the recent production by Bird Studios at the Old Market in Brighton.
Champion singer and actress Iona played Audrey in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Lewes Old Grammar school, directed by the brilliant Rachel Munro in the Music Department.
Our young farmer Lee has gained a place on the two year Agriculture course - Level 1 - one day a week.
Champion dancer Jessie-Jae features in the new video for ‘Pumping the Beats Out’ by Choc ft. Mc Buzz:
Six Champions had a fantastic time at Neil Laughton’s house, chatting about self belief. You can read more here. Mel is currently working on future chats at Gatwick, Raystede Animal Sanctuary, Isle of Wight and Hisbe.
Meet some of our Champions: