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The Summer Newsletter: It’s all about Africa

Summer Newsletter

Great news, we’re now live in Africa and helping the Tanzanian Women’s Hockey Team get the hockey funding they need to make it to the 2016 Olympics.

In this month’s newsletter we’ll also be telling you about Gareth Greene, who hopes to be Ireland’s first wheelchair tennis Paralympian, and the latest members of our100% Club.

Anyway, enough chattering. Scroll down to find out more about Top Projects,Wheelchair Warriors, the Overfunders, the 100% Clubbers and our Favourite Rewards.

TOP PROJECT. 

Right, this is the good stuff. This is where we put the month’s most powerful #SportStory.

Tanzanian Womens Hockey Team

Olympics or bust

No jobs, no education, no money. This is life for women in Tanzania. But despite this, they are building something for themselves, a way to express themselves, a way to achieve and dream. You can give them hockey funding for as little as $15. Read more.

 

Wheelchair Warriors. 

Funding for disabled sports is still massively lacking, despite the barriers that came down at the London 2012 Paralympics. Luckily, PledgeSports is not. Read about our Wheelchair Athletes below.

Carly Tait | Wheelchair Racer
She hated sport. Now she’s Britain’s No. 2 Read more.

 

 

 

 

Gareth Greene | Wheelchair Tennis Player
He volunteered at London 2012. Now he’s going to play at Rio 2016 Read more.

 

Our Favourite Rewards. 

Own a World Cup Final Football. . .

Rising Goalkeeping star Junayd Vorajee Michael Johnson Performance Center and play for FC Dallas in the US. To get funding he’s selling his World Cup Final Footballs and Manchester United memorabilia. Read more.

Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team

Think you’re hard enough?

The Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team is offering you and up to eight people the chance to play with them in return for funding their European Championships bid. We gotta warn you though, these guys mean business! Read more.

PROJECTS ENDING SOON. 

Quick! Click a picture to support an amazing #SportStory.

Monmouthshire Pony ClubRuth Whyman | Olympic Rower

 

 

PROJECT OVERFUNDING

This project has already surpassed its funding target, but you still can and should show your support.
Amelia Harvey | Karate Athlete
Getting To Indonesia | Amelia Harvey, Karate Athlete
Amelia Harvey is 20 years old. She has been practising Karate since she was three. This November is her last chance to win Britain a  Junior World Championship Gold. Can you help her get to Indonesia? Read more.

The 100% CLUB

This is without doubt our favourite part of every newsletter as it showcases the latest additions to our 100% Club! Find them all here.
Emma Deary | Triathlete
Geneva Chicago Lisbon | Emma Deary, Triathlete
Congratulations Emma! We can’t wait to see how you get on in Chicago at the ITU World Triathlon Championships!

2015 IberCup | Josh Stark, Soccer Star
2015 IberCup | Josh Stark, Soccer Star
Well done to all the Stark family! We are so delighted Josh was able to go to Spain to play in the IberCup with the Soccer Awareness Elite Team!

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