Laura Boot-Handford

Target: £13,000.00

Raised:£670.64

Progress: 5%

About my fundraising

I am fundraising for the Uterine Transplant UK Charity by running in the Eastbourne half marathon on 03/03/13. Uterine Transplant UK are an amazing team trying to make it possible to transplant a womb from one woman to another. They need to raise £500,000 to complete their research and carry out the first five transplants.

There are many thousands of women in the UK who either do not have a viable womb or who have had their womb removed following cancer or another serious illness. Here are a few facts:

.One in every 5000 women in the UK is born without a womb. .In 2007 alone there were 2,200 women aged between 15 and 44 who were born without a womb. .In the 15 to 24 year old age group in the UK, around a thousand young women have hysterectomies every year. .Hysterectomy is still a commonly performed procedure for the treatment of cervical cancer - many of these cancer victims have not completed their families when they have their wombs taken away.

Occasionally, wom...more more

P.S. When you make a donation, don't forget to check the Gift Aid box if you're a UK taxpayer as then your charity can claim an extra 25% from the government!

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Helen & Andy Fell, Mr and Mrs Knight, Mr and Mrs Drinkwaterdonation04-Apr-2013£40.00£10.00Well done Laura!!
Louise Erin and Daisydonation27-Mar-2013£10.00Better late than never!
Ian Smithdonation21-Mar-2013£20.00£5.00
Steve Rhodesdonation08-Mar-2013£10.00£2.50Well Done!
Sue argentdonation07-Mar-2013£15.00£3.75Well done Laura
emma nick and fionndonation04-Mar-2013£10.00£2.50well done laura
Salma Begum Islamdonation04-Mar-2013£10.00Best of luck Laura :) xxx
Piyush Pateldonation04-Mar-2013£10.00£2.50Best of Luck!
David & Kim Hartpledge ** £60.00Run like the wind, we're right behind you
Kind customers at Stanmer Housedonation02-Mar-2013£32.00£8.00Run Laura Run!
Anonymousdonation01-Mar-2013£10.00£2.50Best wishes Laura - customer Stanmer Park Hotel
David and Charlottedonation28-Feb-2013£25.00£6.25Good Luck Laura!
Linda Pagedonation27-Feb-2013£25.00£6.25Good Luck Laura
Philip Drinkwaterdonation27-Feb-2013£25.00£6.25Good luck for Sunday and in achieving your goal
Stuart Evans at Invudonation23-Feb-2013£10.00£2.50Good luck!
Teresa Suttondonation19-Feb-2013£10.00£2.50We'll have tea waiting for you at Toddlers on the 4th !
Sheilagh Parkdonation11-Feb-2013£10.00Go-Laura-Go, you can do it, it will be easy !!!
Yasmindonation04-Feb-2013£10.00£2.50Good luck
Amy Harnettdonation04-Feb-2013£5.00£1.25Good Luck!
Jill Gadddonation02-Feb-2013£5.00£1.25Go for it Laura!
Customers at Stanmer Housedonation01-Feb-2013£26.60£6.65Good luck Laura!
The Shepherd-Loxton'sdonation28-Jan-2013£5.00£1.25Hope you're enjoying the training & have fun on the day xx
lynsey hutchingsdonation26-Jan-2013£5.00£1.25god luck and keep up with the training :-)
Daniel Boot-Handforddonation26-Jan-2013£20.00£5.00Good luck Laura!
Laura Preciousdonation25-Jan-2013£5.00£1.25Good luck Laura!
Phoebedonation25-Jan-2013£10.00Good Luck Laura! xxx
Matt and Lauradonation24-Jan-2013£25.00£6.25We wish you the best of luck with the run!
Emma Rollingsdonation24-Jan-2013£10.00£2.50Go Laura, I know you can do it!

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WOMB TRANSPLANT UK
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We have set up our new charity, Womb Transplant (UK) to help us achieve our goal of developing a p...more

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