Giving children the chance to choose

Aishling Cunningham, Community Fundraiser for Children in Crossfire, Pat Ramsey and Steve Settlefield, Leisure Events Manager, Foyle Arena.

We are delighted to have former Mayor of Derry and MLA Pat Ramsey taking part in our brand new Swim 10K Challenge!

Speaking as he launched his Facebook fundraising page, Mr Ramsey said:

“I have long admired the work Children in Crossfire does for some of the world’s most vulnerable children. Here in Derry we should all be proud that our city has long supported a globally respected international development charity under Richard Moore’s leadership. Children in Crossfire’s work in Tanzania and Ethiopia really is both life-saving and life-changing and the children they support in those countries deserve our goodwill.

 “As a keen swimmer I’m delighted to be taking part in their new Swim 10k challenge. It will require quite a lot of personal commitment but it will be worth it because I know the Derry public will support me. All those people whose phones I have helped find over the years can use them now to donate to my fundraising page! ”

You can show your support by donating to Mr Ramsey’s Facebook Fundraising page by following this link.

Our Community Fundraiser, Aishling Cunningham, said:

“We are delighted that Pat, joined by plenty of others around the world, is taking part in our Swim 10k challenge. We chose to end this four-week challenge on 22 March, World Water Day, because a core element of our work is the construction of wells to give children and communities in Ethiopia safe, clean water supplies.”

 Anyone who wishes to take part themselves will be very welcome to sign up now.

Call Aishling on 028 7126 9898,

email or go to

We are very excited for what’s shaping up to be a highly successful fundraiser!

Aishling, our Community Fundraiser and Steve Settlefield, Leisure Events Manager, Foyle Arena, pictured with Pat Ramsey who is getting in some practice before the Swim Challenge begins!


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We are a registered charity in Northern Ireland (NIC101412) and The Republic of Ireland (CHY 20045517). Children in Crossfire is now also a registered 'Not For Profit' in the USA and is recognised as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (EIN 46-2267122). We are developing Advisory Groups in Chicago and Boston to assist with a fundraising programme.
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