Paul is fundraising

Paul's First Half Marathon for CLEFT

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Paul’s story

I've never run a half Marathon before, so despite the distance being a comparatively small achievement, especially when you consider the efforts of child birth or walking on the moon, it will still be a challenge for me. Also it should be noted that I have particularly thin legs which are disproportionately small compared to my upper body. It's the human equivalent of a kiwi fruit being propped up by two cocktail sticks. So 13.1 miles will feel very far for those little guys.


Please sponsor me as I try to raise money for CLEFT and the work they do to support long-term multi-disciplinary care for children born with clefts.


My tiny pins need all the encouragement they van get.


Thank you so much,


Love Paul x


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CLEFT

CLEFT is a charity focused on providing permanent, sustainable ways to improve cleft care in both the UK and overseas. Supporting a variety of projects we are helping improve the lives of people born with clefts in many different ways. Broadly these can be described in two categories:

  1. We sponsor research projects in the UK, helping to identify the likely causes of clefts, and to find ways in which to improve the treatment and outcomes for children born with a cleft.
  2. We also undertake projects in emerging market countries to support local medical teams to provide long-term treatment and care for people born with clefts. We do this by providing practical teaching in cleft surgery techniques, education on how to provide integrated cleft care, and occasionally vital equipment.

Overall our aim is to improve patient outcomes in the UK and help develop sustainable cleft care systems in countries where they are currently lacking. The emphasis on skill and knowledge transfer means that our overseas projects can develop and grow organically, changing the lives of tens of thousands of adults and children who otherwise would be left disfigured and unable to play a normal role in their society.


Registered Charity Number: 1119630.

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