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Offline USSCC

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Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« on: August 30, 2019, 03:29:11 pm »
Hiya

I'm Liam from the Ulster Speleological  Society and Caving Club based in Northern Ireland I am asking for a bit of help a little while ago 204 Field Hospital helped us out and now we need a bit of help to do something for them.

Well now the opportunity has presented itself for our caving club to take 15 of these men and woman caving due to security reasons in Northern Ireland I can't tell you the exact date but it will be around the October Mark

I would love to be able to say thankyou to them for what they did by taking them away for free but we don't have the money to do so. So I am asking you all for a little help.

I am trying to raise 300 pounds to take 15 men and woman from the 204 Field Hospital caving this will cover accomadation food equipment and transport etc.. if you think you are in the position to help with a couple of pound it would be very much appreciated

My email is l_mccarthy@usscc.org please get in touch

Thanks for your time and consideration

Liam
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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2019, 03:59:13 pm »
Hi All, I've been in touch with Liam and can vouch that this appeal is genuine (thought best to check).  Hopefully a further post will follow from Liam on how, should you wish to, donations can be made.

Thanks, Pegasus  :)

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2019, 04:54:41 pm »
Hi their I have created a small donation page here thank you for your time and generosity

https://form.jotformeu.com/92414771224353

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2019, 06:52:41 pm »
Hey there, good cause.
Have they tried applying for a Ulysses Trust grant? Or is this a completely civvi project?

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2019, 08:50:04 pm »
Hiya it's completely a civvi project thankyou though

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2019, 08:51:27 pm »
Thanks

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2019, 01:22:17 am »
Do they do PayPal?  Many, many, years ago I was in the RAMC for a short while.

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2019, 01:38:42 am »
I recommend that Liam speak to the CSCA who may be able to assist with this project. There are various nuances with which they may have experience.

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2019, 06:04:30 pm »
Hi everyone thanks for your comments and directions so far. So far we have received £50 thankyou for your donations and generosity

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2019, 10:35:21 pm »
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Hi their I have created a small donation page here thank you for your time and generosity

https://form.jotformeu.com/92414771224353

The link takes you to a PayPal donation page after the form is completed.  Hopefully they'll all enjoy the caving trip.

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2019, 01:07:39 pm »
Hi everyone thanks for your comments and directions so far. So far we have received £50 thankyou for your donations and generosity

UKC have just matched that.

Good luck with the trip  :)

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« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2019, 01:28:31 pm »
Hi everyone thanks for your comments and directions so far. So far we have received £50 thankyou for your donations and generosity

UKC have just matched that.

Good luck with the trip  :)

Thank you for your generosity and support we now have 111 pounds so far thank you very much appreciated

Liam McCarthy

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2019, 03:41:17 pm »
Just an update we are now up to 116 thankyou for the help and kindness shown so far

Liam McCarthy
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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #13 on: September 04, 2019, 12:29:05 pm »
Just an update we are now up to 116 thankyou for the help and kindness shown so far

Liam McCarthy
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Unfortunately our balance is back to 66 due to a 50 pound promise coming back and saying it wasn't authorised sorry but still it doesn't matter 66 pound is more than we had a few days ago thankyou so much

Liam McCarthy

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2019, 08:32:04 pm »
Just an update we now have 76 pound thankyou

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2019, 08:34:21 pm »
I think my daughter wants to go to I told her no she would only embarrass the army with her crawling skills

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2019, 09:36:25 pm »
Hiya just to let you know we now have 86 pound thank you all for your support.

If anyone else would like to make a donation please click on the link below and this will take you to our donation page thanks

https://form.jotformeu.com/92414771224353




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« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2019, 07:44:38 am »
Thank you 96 pound now :)

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« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2019, 10:02:11 pm »
Here is a small post from 204 Field Hospital. Currently thanks to the kindness and generosity of yourselves we have raised £96 thankyou

https://www.facebook.com/546413668845267/posts/1357867221033237/


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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2019, 08:40:25 pm »
Just a update we now have 96 pound thankyou for all the help you have given.

If you still wish to donate there is still time as the trip takes place in October.

But please note this is not to pressurise it is just to inform thankyou for your kindness.

Liam McCarthy

https://form.jotformeu.com/92414771224353

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #20 on: September 22, 2019, 12:50:57 pm »
Hiya just to let you all know we now have 106 pounds thankyou for the help and generosity.

Liam McCarthy

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2019, 08:09:51 am »
Hiya just to let you know we have 106 pounds for the trip which will be happening soon thankyou all for your help and generosity when we have pictures etc... I will upload them for you all to see

Thanks

Liam McCarthy

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« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2019, 12:37:24 pm »
Our deadline is approaching and we have raised 126 pound thanks to your kindness thankyou.

Liam McCarthy

I look forward to posting some pictures and responses from everyone involved

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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #23 on: October 14, 2019, 08:09:06 pm »
USSCC & 204 FIELD HOSPITAL CAVING TRIP

So at the weekend we took a bunch of soldiers from the 204 Field Hospital and a tag along fron 2 Rifles caving in Farmanagh Northern Ireland.

Thanks to the generosity of yourselves and UK Caving we managed to take them away for free and give them a fantastic time.  :clap2:

As a result of this it looks like we may be taking more groups from the Army again in the future which is great.  :bounce:

The overall response from the personnel on this trip when i told them about your help was thank you so much and they were really happy they had so much support and want to say thank you for your kindness.

click link bellow



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Re: Taking 15 Soldiers caving
« Reply #24 on: October 14, 2019, 08:12:12 pm »
Please not their will be more pictures to follow after Yun has sorted them