New Year's Day Wild Swim

Hello! I'm hoping to travel to Ecuador on a volunteering project with my school. We will be planting trees to help reforest parts of the Amazon rainforest, and we will be building projects such as schools and houses to help local, rural communities. In order to join the project, however, I need to fundraise £4500 to pay for my place. I've recently got into wild swimming (swimming outdoors in cold water) so I thought this could provide me with an opportunity to challenge myself to swim on the coldest day of the year - New Year's Day. I'd be swimming without a wetsuit in a lake on top of the Yorkshire moors, in water likely to be under 5 degrees, so it'd be an ice swim :0 I'll need to train to build up my endurance and ability to cope with the cold water. Any donations would be greatly appreciated! Thank you :)

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • £10 
    • 7 mos
  • Annie Galpin 
    • £10 
    • 7 mos
  • diana Hill 
    • £20 
    • 7 mos
  • James Griffin 
    • £25 
    • 7 mos
  • Adam Johnstone 
    • £50 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Miranda Johnstone 
Organizer
Cambridge, East of England, United Kingdom
Rebecca Chicot 
Beneficiary
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