Child Rescue - Coast to Coast Mountain Run

$1,605 of $5,000 goal
Given by 36 generous donors in 7 weeks

I am running the iconic Coast to Coast 30.5km Mountain Run. Help me raise funds for Child Rescue.

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I have 3 young children of my own and thinking of them being taken from my wife and I and being sent into sexual slavery in a different land makes me feel a lot of different things, but most of all it makes me realise that this is a reality for some children right now. Millions of children worldwide are taken against their will and sold into slavery and sexual exploitation. In fact there are more people in slavery today than at any other time in history.

Child Rescue is a global organisation that helps free these children from captivity and sexual exploitation and rehabilitate them.

I decided to enter the Coast to Coast Mountain Run as a personal challenge for myself and also to raise awareness for Child Rescue. This is a big challenge for me and as I have gone about my training in rain, hail and sunshine, I have noticed that it has inspired a lot of people around me and most importantly it has inspired my own children. My children now come for training runs with me on foot or on bike and it made me think how blessed I am to have them.

To know that there are parents out there that have had their children abducted and sold into sexual slavery is gut wrenching. Please help me raise awareness and funds to save these children by donating to this cause.

Andy Croucher's involvement (page creator)

Child Rescue helps innocent children escape from unfathomable horrors. Having young children myself really brings the atrocities that these children go through into perspective.

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Latest donations

MiTek NZ Ltd
MiTek NZ Ltd on 12 Feb 2018
Great cause Andy and well done on the weekend. cheers Steve
$250
Freeman family
Freeman family on 10 Feb 2018
Good on ya Andy ! What an awesome cause too. We are really proud to see what this - you're an inspiration to us all.
$50
Kirsty and Scott
Kirsty and Scott on 09 Feb 2018
Great achievement for a great cause. Congrats Roo, we are all proud of you :)
$30
The Brownlees
The Brownlees on 09 Feb 2018
Well done mate - huge effort!
$40
Tarsha Triplow
Tarsha Triplow on 09 Feb 2018
Good luck Andy! I hope you have a great day. Great cause to support.
$30

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This page was created on 27 Dec 2017 and closed on 16 Feb 2018.