Category Archive for: ‘Guest Blog Posts’

  • A week volunteering at Shine Zambia Reading Academy

    written by Karen Earthrowl I have always felt strongly about helping worthwhile causes and those in need, so when the opportunity came around for me to volunteer at Shine Zambia Reading Academy I jumped at the chance.  I travelled to Zambia in November 2010 to …

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  • How I organised a charity football tournament for Shine

    written by Roger Jarman It seems just a few months ago that I was sitting in a bar with my wife, Kay, and a couple of other parents from our son’s local football team talking about how good it would be to run a charity …

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  • Raising money for Shine through a charity ball


    written by Daisy Dowler My name is Daisy Dowler and I am a mother of three daughters living in Cambridge.  I first came across the charity Shine when a friend’s husband, Andy Clague, completed a team cycle ride from Lands End to John O’Groats in …

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  • I ran the London 10k run for Shine

    written by Melissa Pereira It all started on a cold New Year’s Eve when a group of us decided we would take part in the next London 10k run.  We decided to run for Shine because of the great work that the charity has accomplished …

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Sharing the gift of literacy with Africa's poorest children