PPV? No, charity!

Ben Jarman 2nd November 2020

Ahead of the West Brom game, we are sharing the stories of a number of Fulham fans, and Fulham based organisations, who are raising money for charity as an alternative to the £14.95 PPV charges.

1David and his friends trekking 80 miles for the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity following Britain’s oldest road from Swindon to Aylesbury! Go well! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/familytrek2020

2Adam Farquharson, or AF, Fulhamish’s Photoshop and graphics guru, has shaved off his beard for the first time in a decade(!) to grow a Mo for Movember and raise money for men’s mental health charities: https://uk.movember.com/mospace/6179225

3Lucas, sometimes known as Somerset Fulham, is running 200K before Christmas Day (53 days away). He is raising money for the Trussell Trust and CALM, all of this after spending his day on his feet as a key worker. Go well!: http://justgiving.com/team/200K?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=team&utm_content=200K&utm_campaign=pfp-tweet&utm_term=efa4e724aad5451faa9e5722753fd584

4Luke and friends are running 7 marathons in 7 days to raise money for Kingston Carers Network. Go well! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/daniel-long15

5Coral Lutteridge will be swimming 30KM in memory of her Grandad Ted, raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Go well Coral!: https://swim.thetreblechallenge.org/pages/grandad-ted

6Eric Shadbolt is running the Thorpe and Egham half marathon in memory of his colleague Vicki and will be raising money for the Brain Tumour Charity. Go well!: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/eric-shadbolt

7Kieran Celaire is running the “Special K’s” in November, a kilometre for every day additional day in the month, from 1 to 30KM! Go well!: https://uk.movember.com/mospace/2856473?

8 – Jake O’Dea is also running the Thorpe and Egham half marathon in memory of his Uncle, and will be raising money for St. George’s Hospital. Go well!: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jake-odea

9Sophie Johnson is walking 20 miles along the Thames walkway for mental health charity “Mind” raising awareness for male suicide prevention. Go well!: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sophie-johnson41

10Julian Hare is raising money for the Coram Foundation who work with vulnerable children across the UK to give them a better future. He is attempting 1739 push-ups across October, 56 a day! Go well!: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/julianchallenge1739

11Gareth Davey is doing 3,000 press ups across the month of November for the Teenage Cancer Trust! Those arms are going to burn! Go well!: https://www.facebook.com/donate/399294978115964/

12The Huracan Foundation support grass roots football and education worldwide and were founded by Fulham fan Henry May and named after the Argentinian football team! You can donate to the cause here: http://thehuracanfoundation.org

13Access Adventures helps to provide sports and outdoor adventure opportunities to people with disabilities, allowing them to push their boundaries through sport: https://www.accessadventures.co.uk/

14The Fulham Foundation do some incredible work in the community and have helped to provide food during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can donate to the charity here, and enter an auction to win the shirt of a player of your choice here.

Ben Jarman

Fulhamish contributor on the airwaves and the web. Heads up the Stats Show. Has had work published by the Italian FA, Evening Standard and Fulham FC. Loves Spanish football.