Tagged with:Fundraising Stories

  • Susan’s Fundraising Story

    20 Apr 2023

    Susan Casey and her family raised an amazing £4085.03 for CLAPA with a series of fundraising initiatives.

  • The Qurve Ball 2nd raised a fabulous £1105.95 for CLAPA

    20 Apr 2023

    We caught up with Laura, who produced ''The Qurve Ball 2nd in aid of CLAPA' raising a fabulous £1105.95. She explains her story and inspiration for fundraising.

  • Claire’s Fundraising Story

    17 Feb 2023

    Claire O'Donovan's son was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. She wanted to fundraise for CLAPA and held a charity race night, raising a fabulous £3,149!

  • Kate and Sam’s Story

    30 Nov 2022

    Kate and Matt's son Max was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. She explained the support she received from CLAPA and our community and how it inspired her to fundraise.

  • Jamie’s Story

    26 Sep 2022

    The news that our unborn child had a cleft lip and possibly a cleft palate was the scariest day of our pregnancy. We had no idea what it would mean for Charlie once he arrived in the world and the huge hurdles that might lie ahead.

  • Nathan’s Story

    9 Aug 2022

    My name is Nathan; I’m 26 years old and was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. Growing up, I received over 30 surgeries; this meant sometimes having multiple surgeries a year.

  • A baby asleep in a photo studio, leaning on rainbow blocks, wearing a cream dress with a cream background.

    Eva’s Story

    7 Apr 2022

    In February 2021, we headed off for our 20-week scan. We were so happy to be told we were expecting another girl, but a lot of silence soon followed, and the sonographer said, “I suspect little one may have a cleft lip.”

  • Two women and a girl wearing CLAPA running vests and medals

    #FundraisingFriday: Jenni and Izzy’s Story

    7 Apr 2022

    Jenni and her daughter Izzy raised £448.27 for CLAPA through her Just Giving page and offline donations. Izzy held ‘cake Fridays’ where staff at work donated and sold tasty treats, and they also took part in the Weston-super-Mare Half Marathon.

  • A baby lying down in a dark blue jumper

    #FundraisingFriday: Dan’s Fundraising Story

    30 Mar 2022

    Dan and his wife Sophie decided to fundraise for CLAPA after seeing the difference our support made to them when their son Ethan was born with a cleft palate. We caught up with Dan to hear about their lovely fundraising efforts.

  • #FundraisingFriday: Linzi’s Fundraising Story

    10 Mar 2022

    A big thank you to Linzi Harvey for raising over £5,000 for CLAPA! Linzi shares why fundraising for CLAPA means so much to her