London marathon runner raising funds for Support Dogs charity
- Credit: Irwin Mitchell
Caister man Matthew Palmer man is running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money and awareness for charity Support Dogs which trains and provides specialist assistance dogs to deliver life changing support to children with autism and adults with disabilities and epilepsy.
Matthew, 46, an associate director and head of portfolio delivery at law firm Irwin Mitchell, is aiming to top his target of £1,500 from the marathon on April 23. The money will be spent on training and lifetime support for Mitchell, the trainee assistance dog named by the company.
Matthew, supported by wife Amanda, is also staging a fundraising quiz, raffle and auction at Great Yarmouth and Caister golf club in Caister on February 24. Prizes include tickets for a Take That concert, signed Norwich City FC shirt, tickets for a match, and drinks and meals at bars and restaurants.
Visit www.supportdogs.org.uk or follow @supportdogsuk on twitter.