Angie starts the New Year with a fundraising Swim!

Whilst most people are recuperating from the evening of festivities to bring in a New Year, our own Angie Mills-Curtis decided to take on the tradition of going for a swim in open water to raise money for our work!

Angie, who has been our Volunteer Co-ordinator in England, took on the chilly waters of The Solent at Stokes Bay during the morning of New Year’s Day supported by friends and family.

Hundreds from across Hampshire and beyond took part in the swim raising money for a range of brilliant local and national causes. Angie, donning her Sporting Memories shirt – along with the appropriate swimming wear – took a dip in the cold water in aid of raising funds for our Clubs and our work and thoroughly enjoyed herself in the process.

“I really enjoyed it despite the water being absolutely freezing,” Angie began.

“It was a brilliant day and to see so many people taking part as well as cheering on everyone who was brave enough to get into the water, was a great way to start the year.”

Angie has so far raised over £300 for her swim in the Solent and she is encouraging others to donate if they can to support the work we do to support older people here at Sporting Memories.

“Being involved with Sporting Memories for the past few years, I have seen the vital support they have given to people across where I am in Hampshire, but also all over the UK, so I would say to everyone to please support them in any way they can – and if you can donate a few pounds, that would be great!”

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