Mike running for Martineau Gardens Sun 18 Oct 2015

92% Raised

Yes, I am putting the orange shoe laces to good use on Sunday 18 Oct at the Great Birmingham Run (Half marathon) 13.1 miles. I usually run for fun, not for fundraising, but want to support this special charity that provides help for all sorts of people when things get tough. Glenys Thomas (my mother-in-law) is a long term Trustee and we would be very grateful for your donations. Martineau Gardens is a vital resource within the centre of Birmingham – it’s close to the city (very near to Egbaston cricket ground) and yet it provides a place where you can go to get a breath of fresh air and forget about the hussle and bustle of life’s demands. For many of the volunteers who take part in the Therapeutic Horticulture project at Martineau Gardens, gardening is much more than a hobby, in fact gardening at Martineau Gardens gives them a reason not to give up, when the going gets tough. it is a place where vulnerable people feel valued. Please follow the link below for more about the Martineau Gardens. It costs £250 per day to run the gardens and they rely on donations. Your support will be gladly received. It will enable the charity to continue to keep these beautiful Gardens protected and free for all to visit and offer the Therapeutic Horticulture programme to those in need. Thank you, Mike.

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Joanna Jenkin
02 Nov, 2015

Well done!

Glenys Thomas
29 Oct, 2015

you did brilliantly and with so little song and dance about it we all are proud of you

Mike Ponton
29 Oct, 2015

Anthony Ponton      Top Donor     
16 Oct, 2015

Mike's fundraising stats
Online donations: £547.00
Match funding: £95.00
Raised offline: £375.00
Gift Aid: £94.25
Total raised: £1,111.25
Mike is fundraising for Martineau Gardens

Martineau Gardens, where people, plants and wildlife meet
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