Natasha Cook, 34, hopes to raise £2,000 for Pathfield School during 24 hours of non-stop exercise at Pain and Gain Bodybuilding Workshop on Saturday, June 18. The money will fund a new rowing machine and exercise bike for pupils at the school including her own eight-year-old son Mason, who has autism. Ive seen massive changes in Mason since he started at Pathfield in February last year, said Natasha, from Roundswell. He struggles a lot with everyday life and the things people take for granted; but the school has been brilliant with their support and have put things in place that not only help Mason, but the whole family. Life is so much happier for us all now and Mason is a completely different boy; Im really proud of him and want to give something back. The exercise machines are brilliant for the children as they help them expel energy and frustration that builds up, added Natasha, who volunteers at the school and has since been inspired to start her own teaching and learning degree. Natasha will be joined by training buddies, sister Annaka Llyod, 31, and friend Aysha George, 19, during the 24-hour challenge at the Fairview Industrial Estate gym, in Braunton Road. They are also being supported by gym owner Georgie Green. This is going to be gruelling and weve done nothing like it before but we are determined women with a cause so close to our hearts and any support is very much appreciated, added Natasha. To donate visit Natashas JustGiving Crowdfunding Page here. For more North Devon stories visit our news feed here.