No Pain No Gain


26th February 2013

Sam Young, from SEA LIFE Brighton, has decided to cement his loyalty to the brand by getting the logo tattooed on his arm if he hits his fundraising target for Merlin’s Magic Wand!

Sam says ‘I've said I wanted a tattoo for some time now yet my intense fear of needles, pain and embarrassing self mutilation has always stopped me from going ahead with it.

I recently decided that if I could find a strong enough push to get it done then the inevitable pain would be worth it and I feel Merlin's Magic Wand is that push.

If I reach my target (£500 shiny UK pounds, sounds a lot I know but have faith) I will emblazon the top of my right arm with the black SEA LIFE Brighton logo (as seen on our re-entry hand stamps).

What could be fairer than that? A small amount of your less needed cash in return for my agony, misery and possible humiliation whilst also helping make children smile.’

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The Charity makes FUN accessible to children with three Magic Spells: "Magical Days Out" providing tickets and contributing towards a travel grant for families to enjoy their day at a Merlin Entertainments’ attraction; "Merlin’s Magic On Tour" working with our local communities at hospitals and hospices to bring the magic to the children wherever they are; and "Merlin’s Magic Spaces" designing and creating amazing projects in hospitals, orphanages, learning centres and more all around the world.

Merlin’s Magic Wand is a charitable trust registered with the UK Charities Commission, registration number 1124081. Merlin’s Magic Wand Trustees Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 06511344.

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