MD of digital marketing company taking on toughest challenge yet all for an excellent cause.

Matt Tomkin, managing director of TAO Digital Marketing, is to compete in an ultra marathon at Wadi Rum, Southern Jordan. This will be taking place on the 6th of october and will be over the course of 5 days. Matt will be making the journey all in aid of raising money for the Lagan’s Foundation. The marathon is 250 km long and Matt is hoping to bring in plenty of donations all for this good cause.

The Wadi Rum ultra is a 5 day long marathon that will be taking place in the beautiful yet challenging sand dunes of Southern Jordan. The challenge is not for the faint of heart and only top athletes will be able to complete this challenge. 

The Lagan’s Foundation is a wonderful charity that provides support and love to families contending with children that have acquired congenital heart defects and/or feeding difficulties. Founder Carren Bell, knows all too well the emotional strain of dealing with these problems having lost her daughter, Lagan, to these conditions seven years ago. 

The Charity strives to provide families with temporary respite, allowing primary carers of children with these conditions short rests. They also provide information to families that have just learned of diagnosis seeking more information. Bereavement and emotional support to these families and they actively strive to raise more awareness of the effects of congenital heart defects and feeding difficulties. Providing more information of the importance of expressed milk donations and to encourage more people to donate.

Carren Bell herself said:

“I vow to bring to parents the information they ask for, the support at home they need and the sensitivity and passion every heart parent has.”

TAO Digital Marketing was founded in 2016 by Matt Tomkin. The company began as a freelance but it is now a service that provides honest digital marketing advice and helps companies improve their online presence. Specialising in SEO and PPC services the company also helps with content creating and web development. 

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