Inside Croydon’s Hero of the Week: Eliza Rebeiro

In truth, Eliza Rebeiro could be Inside Croydon’s hero of every week.

A real hero: Eliza Rebeiro

A real hero: Eliza Rebeiro

Since her mid-teens, this 20-year-old from South Croydon has exhibited considerable leadership, imagination and courage, establishing the inspirational Lives Not Knives campaign.

Later this month, all to try to raise a bit of dough for LNK’s projects, Rebeiro, together with her mother, Monique, will be jumping out of an aeroplane from a great height, in a sponsored sky dive.

The things some people do for a bit of publicity.

Any money raised will be spent on anti-violence roadshows to tour local schools.

With a sponsorship target of £3,000, LNK has just a week to reach that goal. You can help them by visiting their web page here and making a donation.

  • Who is your choice as Inside Croydon Hero of the Week? Send your nominations for this prize-less  accolade to with “Hero of the Week” in the subject field, and no more than 200 words on why you think they deserve recognition for the actions in the previous seven days. And please include a daytime contact phone number

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