Tagged with: Fundraising Stories

  • Rob’s Marathon for CLAPA

    3 Sep 2020

    Over the years, Rob and his wife have received support from CLAPA throughout their son's cleft journey. Rob decided he wanted to give something back and planned to run the Edinburgh marathon this year. After this was postponed due to Coronavirus, he was undeterred! He organised his very own challenge, running the Isle of Wight marathon route with some friends and helpers, and has managed to raise a remarkable £1,000 for CLAPA!

  • Laura and Mark’s Cycle for CLAPA

    21 Aug 2020

    Laura and Mark wanted to do something for their godsons, Isaac and Jacob, who were both born with a cleft. The couple decided to put their leisurely lockdown bike rides to the test with a huge 362km cycle ride challenge, raising an incredible £3,045 for CLAPA in the process! We caught up with them to say a huge thank you and to find out more.

  • Clare’s Story

    16 Jun 2020

    After Clare's daughter, Sophie, was diagnosed with Pierre Robin Sequence and a cleft palate, Clare turned to the CLAPA website for information and support. Her family have recently raised an incredible £448 for CLAPA with a socially distanced cake sale!

  • Laura and the Deeside Ladies Circle

    11 Jun 2020

    The Deeside Ladies Circle recently made an amazing donation of £750 to CLAPA! We caught up with one of the group’s members, Laura, to find out more about the circle and why they chose to support CLAPA.

  • Sophie and Alfie’s Challenge

    26 May 2020

    During Awareness Week, Sophie and her son Alfie raised over £1,000 for CLAPA! Sophie told us about their incredible fundraising and has kindly shared her family's story so far.

  • Sarah, Dave and Sean’s challenge for CLAPA

    19 May 2020

    Sarah's daughter Alice was born with a cleft lip and palate. Sarah looks back at their journey so far and tells us about some of the incredible ways her and her family have fundraised for CLAPA over the last two years.

  • Jenny’s 73 mile walk!

    15 May 2020

    Since she first got involved with CLAPA in 2012, Jenny has put out collection cans, organised cake sales and raffles, and has even worn a blue onesie at work to fundraise! We caught up with her to find out more about her most recent challenge for CLAPA.

  • Teddy’s Triathlon for CLAPA

    12 May 2020

    7 year-old Teddy's little sister was born with Pierre Robin Sequence and a cleft palate. Teddy wanted to do something to help, so to mark the start of Awareness Week he completed a triathlon for CLAPA!

  • #FundraisingFriday: Camilla’s Story

    5 Apr 2019

    Camilla has been kind enough to share her exciting fundraising plans with CLAPA. She's running not one race, but five, all in support of our vital services. 

  • CLAPA’s Weather Lottery Jackpot Winners Share Their Story

    31 Jan 2019

    CLAPA was thrilled to be able to thank Mary and her family so much for supporting CLAPA, presenting them with a cheque for their CLAPA's Weather Lottery winnings of £25 000. She was even kind enough to make a donation to CLAPA from her winnings.