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Can you help fundraising superstar six-year-old Olivia reach £1,000?

PUBLISHED: 11:13 10 June 2020 | UPDATED: 11:19 10 June 2020

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

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Almost £1,000 has been raised for a Norfolk cancer charity thanks to the efforts of a kind-hearted youngster.

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

Back in April, Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, decided to take on the 2.6 Challenge alongside her father, Ben, to raise money for Star Throwers.

Following the cancellation of this year’s London Marathon amid the coronavirus crisis, the initiative encouraged participants to come up with their own challenge related to the numbers ‘two’ and ‘six’.

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

But six-year-old Olivia came up with the idea of doing 26 different tasks, which have included making 26 cupcakes, undertaking a 2.6km egg and spoon walk, and telling 26 jokes.

Having initially set a target of £50, she has so far received more than £950 in donations, including gift aid, and is desperate to reach £1,000.

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

“We think Olivia is an absolute superstar,” said Victoria Pigg, fundraising manager at Star Throwers. “It has been wonderful following her challenges and we are so grateful for her efforts.”

Visit Olivia’s fundraising page to donate, and watch her taking on the 26 challenges on Facebook.

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family

Six-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker familySix-year-old Olivia Walker, from Attleborough, has raised hundreds for cancer charity Star Throwers by undertaking the 2.6 Challenge. Picture: Walker family


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