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Total raised so far

210%

£210.00 of £100 target +£37.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

4 years ago

Rachel green

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

Good luck Ellie.

4 years ago

Nikki

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid

Good luck! Remember to enjoy the atmosphere on the day!

4 years ago

Mum & Dad

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Go Ellie, May the Scottish sea breeze blow you to the finish

4 years ago

Robin & Julia Franklin

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Ellie, 'cruise' around the course.

4 years ago

Vegan Izzy

£10.00

Good luck!!!! Great cause!!!

4 years ago

Anonymous

£5.00

4 years ago

Claire Dolling

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done with your training Ellie and good luck! X

4 years ago

Phoebe Menezes-Jones

£5.00

Sorry I can't donate any more, I think you're amazing!! xxxx

4 years ago

Rupert

£15.00

Good luck Ellie!! Do it for the animals!

4 years ago

Andrew MacDonald

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Dibben!

Ellie Dibben is raising money for The Farm Animal Sanctuary

Ellie Runs Edinburgh

Event date: 28th May 2017

My story

On 28th May I will be running the Edinburgh Marathon for Hillside Farm Animal Sanctuary, and I need your help!

Hillside Animal Sanctuary was founded in 1995 to help and campaign for animals in need and to bring public awareness to the millions of animals suffering in the intensive factory farming industry. It is now home to over 2000 animals and is one of the UK's most successful campaigning organisations for the animals' cause. Hillside is solely financed by donations from the public which are used to feed and care for its rescued animals. I'm therefore hoping to raise money for Hillside though committing to run 26.2 miles- something that I never thought I'd be able to achieve! Any sponsorship will go directly to the charity and be of huge help to both animals living there and those still suffering, so please donate what you can.

Every year over 56 billion farmed animals are killed, and this does not include fish and other sea creatures whose deaths are so great they are only measured in tonnes. That's the same as more than eight times the human population of the world. Through remaining complacent and failing to recognise the rights of other living, feeling beings, we contribute everyday to their suffering and enslavement for the sake of our own taste and convenience. Conditions on factory farms are incomprehensible, with farmed animals spending their prematurely shortened lives suffering whilst we sign petitions against fur and dog meat, failing to recognise the hypocrisy of our actions. This is why sanctuaries such as Hillside are so important.

I have spent the past six months training for this marathon and the past year living an animal friendly lifestyle, and I hope that you will give what you can to an amazing cause.

Thank you for your support and if you are interested in learning more about living an animal friendly life then please check out the links below!

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Watch this first (bare with him):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K36Zu0pA4U

YouTube 'Earthlings':

If you don't like it don't contribute to it.

Tonnes of useful resources and information:

https://www.vegansociety.com/

Everything you need to know about going vegan:

https://www.youtube.com/user/BiteSizeVegan

Quality quotes:

http://www.pledgevegan.com/vegan-spotlight/top-100-vegan-quotes/

In the words of George Bernard Shaw... 'The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.'


Thank you for checking out my 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 The Farm Animal Sanctuary.

Ellie Dibben is fundraising for

The Farm Animal Sanctuary

Charity number: 702287

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