AMAZING Anna Wardley has raised £60,000 for charity after taking on five island swims.
The 37-year-old, of Alverstoke, in Gosport, has given £2,272 to Samaritans in Portsmouth, and £16,288 across its Portsmouth, Sheffield and national branches.
She visited the Portsmouth branch, in London Road, North End, and handed over the cheque to director Mary Noble.
Anna said: ‘I have now raised a grand total of £58,072 through my swimming challenges, of which £16,288 has gone to the Samaritans in memory of my dad, Ralph, who took his own life when I was nine years old.’
Anna has donated to four other charities after her challenge, which ended with her swimming around the Isle of Wight.
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