Derek is fundraising

The Swimming Section for Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid = £31.25
Donated to Derek’s £250.00 Goal

Derek’s story

I am running the inaugural Adidas Fulham 10K closed road race with one of my regular running guides Tim Jones. As a long-time member of MSSC, I am raising funds for the Swimming Section. This section has been one of the most consistent sections over the years and enables VI swimmers weekly exclusive pool access, so they can swim without fear of inadvertently swimming into a member of the general public. This is a great event, but The cost of weekly pool hire is obviously considerable, so any support would be much appreciated.


All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind

Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind (MSSC), is an integrated sports and social club for both visually impaired and sighted members of all ages and abilities. It is based In Colliers Wood and welcomes members from surrounding boroughs.

MSSC fund raises to help meet the cost of maintaining its tandems, so visually impaired members can enjoy all that cycling has to offer. Additionally costs include: 3rd party insurance, hall hire for weekly socials and exclusive weekly swimming pool hire. This is to enable blind members to swim freely without having to worry about inadvertently swimming into members of the general public. MSSC also has a vibrant walking group, a bowling section and is always looking to expand into other activities according to its members wishes.

Registered Charity Number: 283843.

Find out more about Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind

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