Jennifer and Cathy Shutt- Kilimanjaro Trek
In memory of: Michael Shutt
£1,992.00 raised so far
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Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest Mountain in Africa, is located in northern Tanzania in the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. It is an extinct volcanic mountain and standing at a height of 5895m, it is the tallest free standing mountain in the world. There are several routes by which to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, namely: Marangu, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Umbwe and Machame. Of all the routes, Machame is by far the most scenic but also the steepest route up the mountain. We are attempting the Machame route and our 7 days of climbing will take us through mountain forests and moorland at the base of the mountain to glaciers and ice fields at the summit. Our trek also has an extra camp day built in to help us acclimatize and to improve our chances of making the top!
We have taken on this challenge to raise money for Mesothelioma UK and also to heighten awareness of Mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos exposure. In December 2007 our Dad, Mike, was diagnosed with Mesothelioma. He underwent 3 different courses of chemotherapy in the following months but in November 2008 he died. Mesothelioma UK provided both him and us with information and support during this very difficult time. Now we want to complete this challenge in his memory and help this fantastic cause.
We are fully covering the costs of the trip ourselves so every penny we raise goes straight to the work of Mesothelioma UK
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Thank you so much in advance of your support. We look forward to bringing you photos and tales from our trip!
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What a great way to remember Mike, great man that he was. All the best to you.
Donation by Jon Argent on 08/06/10
What a great adventure in memory of your Dad and you'll make a real difference to the lives of others. Go for it and have a great time. Ruth x
Donation by Ruth Yeoman on 08/06/10
Enjoy the trip both of you. Its a great way to keep Mike's memory alive - he will be with you!
Donation by Marilyn & Roger on 08/06/10
Best of luck to you both. You'll be awesome. xxxxx
Donation by Jessica Bunnell on 08/06/10
He will watch over you x Enjoy the journey !
Donation by Philip Storey on 08/06/10
I didn't know your dad personally, but I am sure he would have been really proud of you both. The very best of luck for your climb!
Donation by Phil Rumbelow on 08/06/10
Your Dad was always a pleasure to work with, good luck with such an amazing challenge!
Donation by Jenny Kempster on 08/06/10
Brilliant! I'm sure your dad would have been very proud. Have a great trip and I am sure it will be a fantastic experience for both of you.
Donation by Robert Crabb on 08/06/10
Good luck to both Cathy and Jennifer, enjoy the experience
Donation by David Monkhouse on 08/06/10
Sounds like an amazingly difficult but wonderful thing to be doing. Wishing you both lots of luck.
Donation by Faye Goldman on 07/06/10
Good Luck Jen & Kathy, hope all goes well.
Donation by Ian Walmsley on 07/06/10
Best of luck in your challenge for a great cause. Mike was a lovely man and a credit to the industry. Having been up Kili once I don't envy you!
Donation by Duncan Wood-Allum on 07/06/10
Good luck David Morby
Donation by david morby on 07/06/10
Good luck to you both and all my love and memories of the great man. Lorenzo
Donation by Lorenzo Clark on 07/06/10
Good to see you are doing the easy route -enjoy your hilly walk!!! Best of luck to you both from the Spargo's.
Donation by Chris Spargo on 07/06/10
Good luck Cathy (and your sister obviously). Have an awesome trip.
Donation by Ben Marshall on 07/06/10
Hi Jen! Brilliant challenge I have no doubt you will both succeed in support of your dad best of luck! Look forward to hearing how it went, sam&andy x
Donation by Samantha Mundy on 06/06/10
Donation by J Thornton on 06/06/10
Good luck and love to you both, hope you have a great time, what a fantastic thing to do! All the best! xxx
Donation by Victoria Scott on 06/06/10
I hope you have the best time climbing. Jealous Jealous Jealous
Donation by Joshua Greaves on 05/06/10
good luck! xxx
Donation by Anna Heaton on 05/06/10
Love you both, you beautiful beautiful people! Mike would be so proud, and so am I! xxx
Donation by Becca Laidler on 02/06/10
Go you gorgeous girls & have a great time getting there! xx
Donation by Julia NOWLAND on 02/06/10
Wishing you the best of luck and hope that you both have a wonderful time xx
Donation by Bernadette Laidler on 02/06/10
Good luck to you both! This will be an amazing and memorable achievement. Enjoy it! xx
Donation by Rachael Laidler on 02/06/10
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- Total raised£1,992.00
- Gift Aid£456.85
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