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Trainee vet needs your support!


AN ANIMAL lover from Derbyshire is in training for the Leeds half-marathon in a bid to raise enough sponsor money to go towards the payment of her veterinary college fees.

Sophie Redfern, 22, has already secured a place on a veterinary science course at Liverpool University but is struggling to raise the funds to cover the extortionate fees of up to £17,000 a year for the five-year course.

The ambitious undergraduate will run the 13.1 mile half-marathon in Leeds on 10th May 2009 where she hopes to gain enough sponsorship to move a few steps closer to realising her lifelong dream of becoming a qualified vet.

‘I need all the help I can get really. My last resort is to go to the bank and beg for the money but looking at the current economic situation this doesn't look very hopeful, and I will probably be paying it off for the rest of my life!’ explains Sophie.

If you would like to help Sophie’s dream come true then visit http://www.easysponsorship.com/sponsor/SophieTheVet/moneymatterssno47 or email her on sno47@aol.com to make a donation.

In return for any money donated Sophie is willing to do some veterinary-based voluntary work, if needed, which will also help her to gain invaluable experience in this field.

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