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Villan To Lose 40kg For Vital Acorns Challenge

Villan To Lose 40kg For Vital Acorns Challenge

Well now there is no hiding, I've put my weightloss challenge on Just Giving and intend to raise £1000 for the Vital Villa Acorns challenge.

I won't stop until I get to my goal weight but it's a long and difficult journey I face ahead so I'm going to need your help, support and encouragement and what better way to do this than to support me by helping me support Acorns, the more you donate the more I will feel committed to this great cause.

Don't let me fail!

Donate now and donate as much as you feel comfortable donating.

Beware, pictures of fat bloke on the Just Giving page.

Forum thread: Click Here

This will be added to the total for the Vital Villa Acorns Challenge at some point.... We are looking to smash £5000 this year.

If you have any ideas and want to be do something sponsorship wise to raise funds for the Vital Villa Acorns Challenge, I have sponsorship forms etc, just get in touch (email via the envelope by my name in the eds display or astonvilla @ vitalfootball .co . uk)

About Acorns....... :

Acorns Children`s Hospice offers nursing care and support for children who have life limiting or life threatening illnesses, and their families.

A network of care and support services is on offer at Acorns including: nursing care, end-of-life care and bereavement support; short breaks for the children; complementary therapies and support groups for the whole family.


Acorns has three children`s hospices: Acorns in Birmingham (located in Selly Oak), Acorns in the Black Country (located in Walsall) and Acorns for the Three Counties (located in Worcester). Each hospice is designed as a 'home-from-home` offering a fun, relaxed and comfortable environment, complete with individual bedrooms for the children, communal dining areas, beautiful gardens, hydro-therapy pools and multi-sensory rooms.

Short breaks for children give them and their families a break from the daily routine, and offer a safe environment for the children to stay and enjoy many activities not available at home.


End-of-life care and the 'special bedrooms` gives families a private area to say goodbye to their child.


Acorns also has a Community Team who offer support to the whole family 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, including practical and emotional support for parents, special help for siblings and bereavement support for as long as it is needed.

Acorns helps children and families going through the unthinkable to make the most of every day and create happy memories. Acorns becomes a lifeline for local families who would face a much tougher challenge coping alone.


All of Acorns vital services are completely free of charge to the children and families who need them. Acorns relies on voluntary donations for the majority of its income. To support Acorns and help make a difference to life of a local child visit or call 0845 120 6892.

(Donating through JUST GIVING (CLICK HERE) is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they`ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they`ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it`s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.)

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday August 13 2012
Time: 9:00AM


Donated! I'm with you for half the journey! I've got 42 pounds (19 kilos) to lose.
Cheshire Villan
13/08/2012 09:34:00
Good effort mate! No more Balti Pies for you!
13/08/2012 10:10:00
Thanks for that guys
Villan Of The North
13/08/2012 11:18:00
Yes with you too VOTN on the journey of losing weight
13/08/2012 12:07:00
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