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Total raised so far

£1,704.00 +£273.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

6 months ago

Toby woodall

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Never doubted you Stewart, well in

6 months ago

Joe

£10.00

Did us proud ar’ kid

6 months ago

Anonymous

£50.00

Well done Stewart. First of many I am sure. stuart

6 months ago

Sarah

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

Thank you so much for supporting us!!

6 months ago

Mel Moore

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

No doubt you'll both smash it, well done n lots of love!! xxx

6 months ago

B and Guy

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Run stew run! Wishing you the best of luck today, sure you will smash it and look forward to having a celebratory drink on Thursday with you.

6 months ago

Susie Hine

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Best of luck Stew!!! Xx

6 months ago

Franky

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Best of luck boys xxx

6 months ago

Alex Gale

£30.00

Go well guys, best of luck! Great cause!

6 months ago

Ajay

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

Best of luck!

Stewart Hannah and Freddie Fuller are raising money for East Lothian Young Carers Limited (Scotland)

Edinburgh Marathon in support of East Lothian Young Carers

Event date: 29th May 2022

Our story

East Lothian Young Carers (ELYC) are a small charity based in Haddington outside of Edinburgh. Their mission is to provide support to young carers whose ages range from 5 to 24 years old. A young carer is someone who looks after a family member or friend who requires mental or physical support.

The charity currently has 120 young carers whom they provide long term support to. This comes in the form of:

- Breaks from caring

- Individual support and counselling

- Help with schoolwork

- Family support

For some young people, caring and being focussed on another person reduces their social time and can leave them with smaller friendship groups than their peers. This can lead to issues with confidence and lower self esteem. The activities that ELYC run enable young carers to meet other young people in a similar position which creates friendships and support networks. The charity is run by a team of two full-time and one part-time members of staff. They are the only provider of their kind in East Lothian and their services are oversubscribed.

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Why ELYC?

Both of us went to school in Edinburgh and so have strong ties to the region. We both wanted to support a small local charity that has been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. In this way we hope that the donations that you make will have the maximum impact.

Whilst the last two years have been hard for us all, the lives of young carers have been particularly difficult. Many of those being cared for fall into the most vulnerable categories which creates additional worries for young carers. ELYC are heavily reliant on fundraising through events which have been restricted during the pandemic.

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How can you help?

A £30 donation would pay for:

- An activity session for one young carer (including transport to and from)

- 1.5hr individual session with a young carer

- 1.5hr of family support

- Two places in an online educational session

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SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE - note that for every £10 raised for ELYC, we will donate £1 to the Ukraine Appeal at Disasters Emergency Committee. They are supporting Ukrainian refugees with clothing, hygiene and food supplies. See link below for details.

https://www.dec.org.uk/appeal/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal


Thank you for checking out our page. Making a donation is fast, easy and secure thanks to Give as you Live Donate. They'll take your donation and pass it onto East Lothian Young Carers Limited (Scotland).

Stewart Hannah and Freddie Fuller are fundraising for

East Lothian Young Carers Limited (Scotland)

Charity number: SC032902

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