24 Hour Race - Cardiff
The 24 Hour Race, the world largest youth movement against modern slavery, is coming to Cardiff on the 14th to 15th of March 2020. Hundreds of students across South Wales will run and take their stance against slavery. We invite students to join our race at UWC Atlantic College this spring.
What are we fundraising for?
OperationCAC is a year-long partnership with A21 to deliver a global blow to human trafficking.
The CAC Pattaya is designed to assist officers working on the ground in conducting cases against child sex offenders, child traffickers and online crimes against children. The CAC model creates a safe environment where child victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation are able to speak to forensically trained interviewers about trauma they have experienced or witnessed. Furthermore, the CAC in Pattaya is equipped to provide skills and educational training to at risk families and survivors, in addition to professional training to first responders and professionals working in the child
This project needs USD 100k from start to completion in order to be successful.
Please donate - anything helps. Thank you very much!
To learn more about 24 Hour Race: https://24hourrace.org/
Team Cyres Members:
Bilal Javid (team leader) - For someone who enjoys team sports and spending time with loved-ones, I was naturally drawn to participating in the 24 Hour Race. Having been ignorant to modern day slavery and the disturbing experiences many children face around the world, I am motivated to help raise awareness and represent our school's take on the global issue.
Shahbaaz Nasir - I am energetic, creative and not afraid to try something new! The charity is an opportunity to focus on the real issues in society which are sometimes overlooked, cannot wait to participate!
Angharad Goodhew - I love music and travelling new places. I am excited to do the race as I love running and I can’t wait to meet new people.
Izaac Follon - From a young age I have always loved sport. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family both inside and outside of school. After hearing about the 24 hour race and the cause it was aiming to help, I decided to research the topic and was shocked to learn how much of a global issue it is. The efforts of the charity inspired me to want to participate in this unique event!
Lisa Grosshans - I am a passionate individual who is very interested in global issues, and love traveling. I hope my participation in this event will help raise awareness and tackle the devastating reality of modern slavery.
Rhys Watkins - I have a passion for sport and I am up for a challenge! After recently being asked to compete in the 24 hour race, I have become aware of the charity and all the good work that they do which in turn has made me want to complete this challenge.
Lily Mae O’Carol - Travel, golf, and photography are the things I love most along with making cool memories with friends and family. I can’t wait to run this race with Team Cyres and help to raise awareness of both the 24 hour race charity & the devastating issue of modern day slavery.
Thomas Jenkins-Welch - An avid sports person and enjoys community involvement. This is for a good cause as all humans have rights and no one should be forced to do anything they don’t want to do.