AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement £2012 by 2012: Paralympics-inspired fundraising appeal from local disability charity 60 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 2012 by 2012: Paralympics-inspired fundraising appeal from local disability charityTo celebrate 500 days to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on 15 March, local disability charity Papworth Trust will launch a new fundraising campaign, £2012 by 2012.The campaign challenges groups or individuals to raise £2012 by the launch of the Games on 27 July next year. Everyone who succeeds will get a personal thank you letter from Phil Packer MBE, Papworth Trust Envoy and founder of the British Inspiration Trust.Great Britain wheelchair basketball player Lee Manning is backing the appeal. “With the Trust’s help, I hope I will be flying the flag for Britain at the 2012 Paralympics,” says Lee. “Papworth Trust already works with over 20,000 people each year in the East of England. With your help, every pound raised will support even more disabled people to achieve their goals.”Whether you’re an individual or a team, there are lots of ways to try to raise £2012. The Trust has put together an A-Z of fundraising ideas at www.papworth.org.uk/2012, where you can also register your interest in taking part and find other resources to support you.If you’d like to discuss any other 2012-themed fundraising ideas, or to sign up for £2012 by 2012, please contact Mandy Barker, Fundraising Manager, on 01480 357200 or email [email protected]—Ends—For EditorsTo request a high-resolution image of Phil Packer or Lee Manning, please email [email protected] or call 01480 357259 or 07528361511.About Papworth TrustLeading disability charity Papworth Trust helps over 17,000 people each year through a wide range of services covering Employment,Vocational Rehabilitation, Housing, Personal Support and Learning for Life and Work.Papworth Trust run these services in Cambridge, Bedfordshire, Huntingdon, Sawston, Peterborough, Papworth Everard and across the East of England. Please see www.papworth.org.uk for more details.For further information, please contact:Helen Sampson, Marketing Manager, Papworth TrustT: 01480 357259 (direct) M: 07528361511www.papworth.org.uk Howard Lake | 10 March 2011 | News Tagged with: Community fundraising disability East Anglia 59 total views, 1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.