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Old 12 December 2008, 12:23   #1
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Christmas Day Swim - Galway Bay, Ireland (Sponsor me!) :)

Hi all,
I'm taking the plunge and doing a Christmas Day Swim in aid of COPE Galway, Ireland (They are the organisers hence that's the only charity I can raise funds for). I normally do this anyhow, but this year decided to raise some funds for Charity. I'm sure you guys can appreciate just how cold the water is in December, all i'll be wearing is shorts and a Christmas hat - No wetsuits allowed!

Checkout the website, if you're feeling generous feel free to give me a donation Every penny sounds, even a 1-2euro donation would be greatly appreciated. Mastercard/Visa/Laser cards accepts - It's a legit charity site so no need to worry about card fraud etc.

The site is: http://www.mycharity.ie/event/niall_christmas_swin/

The website of the charity is:
http://www.copegalway.ie/

Here is a Google Map of where i'll be swimming:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...05472&t=h&z=18


I'm not one to automatically throw money at a charity, instead I prefer being pro-active and actually doing stuff by volunteering etc. so i'm willing to do the dirty work of freezing my goolies off, I just need you guys to throw me some change!

Thanks in advance guys,
Niall
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If I get a few donations, or if Mr. JK is willing to send me a sticker, i'll stick it to my legs/chest - great advertisment
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Seems like a pretty worthy charity, stick me down for a 10.00
I wanna see photographic evidence though
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Seems like a pretty worthy charity, stick me down for a 10.00
I wanna see photographic evidence though
Dirk - Thank you so much, just follow the link above. What I like about the online donations is I don't touch the money myself, it goes straight to the charity

Yes of course there will be photographic evidence, and as said, if JK sends me stickers, i'll stick them to myself as further proof
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PM sent - Will wear it for photographic evidence
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I've already had a donatoin from a RIB.net member - Thank you so much, ooh I can feel the chill already. But seriously, it's so nice to see a few quid coming from the UK, you guy's aren't even in the same country as me!

The beauty about the online donation site is that the money never touches my hands. It goes direct to the charity hence no chance of money fiddling etc. - So you guy's know that the money is going to the worthy cause. You can also keep track of everything on the site, there's a record kept of everything

COPE do great work for the homeless here in Galway. They're a genuine charity and I can see their work with my own eyes.
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