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In September I will be leading a climb up Mount Kilimanjaro with Wales Rugby Legend Martyn Williams in aid of Velindre Cancer Centre. I’ve performed in front of UK troops in Iraq, and 60,000 people at Twickenham for Help The Heroes, I've tried to make the Queen laugh with a potato, and had a pop at Prince Charles for parking outside my house at the Royal Variety Performance, but this is my toughest challenge yet.

At 19,340ft, Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and the tallest freestanding volcano in the world. We’ll be leaving behind all mod-cons and luxuries, walking an average of 7 hours a day and on summit night, walking for 20 hours in -20 degrees.

This is a monster challenge, especially given that I'm about as fit as a panda.  But everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer and I'm really pleased to be able to contribute, and ensure that the Trek of a Lifetime raises a significant amount for Velindre Cancer Centre.  There is still room for others to join me, so if you fancy walking for 7-8 hours a day, 5 nights of freezing temperatures, strange food and a midnight trek of around 18 hours in minus 15-20 degrees, this is the trip for you.  If you can't join me, but would like to show your support, please sponsor me.

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So please dig deep and help me and Velindre.

Many thanks

Rhod

Raising money for

Velindre Cancer Centre

Velindre Cancer Centre

Charity Registration No. 1052501

Patient centred care is at the heart of everything we do at Velindre. Our Victory Over Cancer campaign will ensure the best possible support to our patients and their families dealing with cancer, fund ground breaking research, specialist equipment, and the most up to date training for our staff.

Donations 282

well done

Donation by glenys and marjorie elias on 15/11/13

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Wanted to see the £5k ;-) x

Donation by Nicki Sharp on 06/11/13

£2.00

+ £0.50 Gift Aid

Brilliant! :-) x

Donation by Nicki Sharp on 06/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Sorry to be late to the party but huge WELL DONE to the team, especially our friend Clint. Fantastic cause, epic challenge and you did it! YES! **cue inspirational montage to stirring music.

Donation by Aime & Rob Rushton on 01/11/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Only just found out that Clint also did the climb, plus i also said i might give some more if Rhod got back safe! Well done both. April x

Donation by Anonymous on 14/10/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic effort...that goes for Clint and Barry too.

Donation by Ed on 13/10/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Da iawn Rhod! :)

Donation by Claire on 12/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well bloody done. We love you. Jo, Zach and Thea xxxxx

Donation by Jo Hopley on 10/10/13

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

All I can say is "well bloody done"

Donation by Judi Gilbert on 08/10/13

£50.00

Donation by Jan Comrie on 07/10/13

Da iawn Rhod, seren dych chi!

Donation by Andrew on 05/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done. Epic challenge!

Donation by Listener 13 from Northampton on 04/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Amazing achievement and such a great cause. Well done Rhod :)

Donation by Sam Day on 03/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well Done!

Donation by Christine Middleton on 02/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Brilliant cause, well done!

Donation by Ros Chandler on 02/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic job guys for a mighty fine cause

Donation by LHadley on 01/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic job for a very good cause, well done all!

Donation by PJ on 01/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 01/10/13

Well done to you all. Great cause.

Donation by Dyfed Thomas. Thomas Spar, Llandysul. on 01/10/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Well done Rhod ! A great achievement and a great cause.x

Donation by Louise, Radio Wales on 01/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 01/10/13

£3.00

Well done, I would have donated more but I am skint.

Donation by Alex Stewart on 01/10/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

well done rhod you have inspired me to go up the pub!!!! xx

Donation by claire wild on 01/10/13

£10.00

Great achievement for a worthwhile cause well done from the young firefighters scheme from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Donation by Elaine Williams on 01/10/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 01/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£5,020.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£5.00
  • Total raised£5,025.00
  • Gift Aid£1,096.97

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