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Fauldhouse United's Lewis McClure going all out for Charity

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Fauldhouse United 2000's player Lewis McClure has real fight and determination about him on the pitch, and now he's showing that off the pitch as well. On Sunday 28th of May, Lewis will be running the Edinburgh Marathon, and is raising money for two charities very close to his heart. 

"I've always had the goal of completing the Edinburgh Marathon and to be able to raise funds for two charities that are close to me at the same time is an absolute pleasure and bonus. I'm aiming to raise £1000, equally, between the two charities, MS Society Scotland and Crohn's and Colitis UK."

MS Society Scotland

"In particular, the reason I'm raising money for MS is because I have seen how it has affected one of my friends and how serious it can actually be. The donations would be able to fight against and hopefully find a cure for the horrible illness. It will also raise awareness to show that this illness is more serious than many think."

Crohn's and Colitis UK

"One of the main reasons I chose Crohn's and Colitis UK is because many of my friends have it as well as my coach, Steven. It is a great charity and Steven does it complete justice with the work he does compulsively. For me, it's great to raise awareness and funds for less of a well known cause since I feel like they will benefit from it more as well as doing it for Steven. He's my coach and has done a lot for me when I suffered a long injury last season that affected me both physically and mentally. He played a big part in my recovery and continues to do so even now that I am fit and back in the squad. The least I can do is give back not only to the charity but also Steven."

YFS is backing Lewis on his mission of raising funds for both charities, and you have the chance to do so as well by donating on his just giving page by Clicking Here.

Kieran Green | YFS South East Region Journalist

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