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Team ESKK conquer the Keswick 2 Barrow Walk

A team from ESKK Martial Arts & Fitness Club raised a massive 2600 in aid of GUAB2010 by completing the gruelling, 40 mile K2B Walk in May of this year. Click here or go to the Gallery to see photos and a report of their ordeal!

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Sell on eBay to raise funds for GUAB2010!
You can now sell items on eBay and donate the proceeds to
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Sponsored Walk over Dent
Mia Wilson and Molly Dougan raised over 110 by completing a sponsored walk up Dent. Well done girls!

Party at The Wheatsheaf
Ryan Fitzwilliam and Ryan Mower along with Max Bacon, landlord in the Wheatsheaf, Egremont, have organised a party night. A dozen of them are doing the Keswick to barrow 40 mile walk on 10th May in aid of GUAB2010. The night is organised for the following week 17th May with live music from a local band and a raffle for the Easter egg. Please share it on Facebook just to let others know about it.

Riding the Roses
Billy Redden did a sponsored cycle ride along 'The Way of the Roses' from Morecambe to Bridlington. He raised a whopping 394.00!

Everybody likes cake!
Tracy Lancaster from Millom raised a huge 686.54 by selling home made cakes at Sellafield. Well done Tracy!

Collection Tins at Number 4
Hair at Number 4, the hairdressers at 4 Salford Terrace, Main St, Egremont have managed to raise 35.56 by hosting out collection tins!  A big thank you to all the staff and customers for their generosity.

On yer bike!
Wes Wilson rode the Coast to Coast cycle route between 24th - 26th June 2013. He raised a whopping 415 in sponsorship and can be seen with his daughters below handing a cheque to Dawn, Sandra and Kelly of GUAB2010.

Sandra Lee (left), Kelly Agnew and Dawn Raynor (right) receive a cheque
from Wes Wilson and his daughters.

Santa Dash 2013
Our raffle raised 59.50 at the Santa Dash on 1st December. Thank you to all those who contributed and helped at the GUAB2010 stall.

Thank You Leonard Raynor
Leonard ran the Salomon Kielder Marathon in aid of GUAB2010 and raised a massive 560.00!


1000 Raised by Asda Staff

1,000 was raised by Deputy Manager Natalie Hynes and Colleague Adam Walker when Natalie and Adam rode from Dunmail Park Asda to Whitehaven, dressed as Buzz Lightyear (on rollerblades) and Woody (on a bicycle) from Disney's Toy Story.
Sandra Lee (right) and Joel Reid (left) of GUAB2010 receive a cheque from Jayne Allonby (Community Life Champion - Asda) and Stuart Goodfellow (Store Manager, Asda Whitehaven)

5000 Donation from Santander
Give Us A Break 2010 has been awarded a grant of 5000 by the Santander Foundation's Community Plus initiative which provides grants that help disadvantaged people in local communities. The grant is to be used to provide  a stimulating sensory room in the RaynorShine centre.
Sandra Lee of GUAB2010 (right) receives a cheque from Claire Eve (left),
and Michelle Lowery (middle) of Santander, Whitehaven.

25,000 prize with GUAB2010 Lottery!
Give Us A Break 2010 are members of the 'Unity Lottery' run by Sterling Lotteries based in Barrow-In-Furness. Players pay 1 every week to receive a unique six digit number, with 50p of that going towards Give Us A Break 2010. A lottery draw takes place every week with prizes from 5 to 25,000 up for grabs.

Wasdale Head Inn raises 77.46
Thanks to The Wasdale Head Inn they raised 77.46 in their collecting tins on the bar!!

'Suffering' Steve Cope raises 150
Steve cope raised over 150 by taking part in 'The Suffering' - a gruelling 10Km obstacle course at Rockingham.
Steve said
"The day? Well I can see why they call it The Suffering! They could never be charged under the trades description act.
It actually was a great day and a great experience, regardless of how hard it was.
Luckily it wasn't too warm, a nice cooling breeze blowing up the valley and occasional light rain that attempted to wash the mud and blood from my broken body!
I plan on competing again next summer as I now have a personal best time to beat."

Steve before and during the race and his prized medal top right

Well Done Kyla Tinkler
Kyla Tinkler of Richmond, Whitehaven in association with Overend Childrens' Home raised over 120 in aid of Give Us A Break 2010 by completing a sponsored walk around Ennerdale lake!

Kyla presents the cash she has raised to Dawn, Callan & Ethan Raynor
after her sponsored walk.

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