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Closed 07/08/2020

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£12,142
raised of £3,000 target by 489 supporters

    Weʼve raised £12,142 to provide Visors for Victory for the NHS and key workers by undertaking the National Three Peaks stair climbing challenge.

    Newton Aycliffe
    Funded on Friday, 7th August 2020

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    "This is a shared fundraising page for everyone taking part in the National Three Peaks Stair Climbing Challenge on Monday 13th April 2020. Please comment on your donations so we know who you are supporting.

    Social distancing has given me a once in a lifetime opportunity to face the challenge of the iconic National Three Peaks from the comfort of my own home. I (or me and my team) will climb a total of 3408m, being the combined height of Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike (obviously I have to descend that far also!).

    I am raising money for UTC South Durham, a STEM-focused school and sixth form for 14-19 year olds with a strong technical and academic focus who are currently producing PPE visors to be donated to key workers. They have had orders for thousands of visors, and are currently scaling up production to meet demand. All proceeds from this event will go towards visor production, with any surplus being donated to other charities closely linked to supporting individuals affected by Covid-19.

    The visors cost around 50p each to manufacture, so a £20 donation is enough to produce around 40 visors to protect 40key workers from infection.

    I will be running on Monday so keep an eye on social media for updates!"

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      489

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 6, 2020

        Harry P - you are a mountain climbing star!

        £10.00

      • Catherine Jarvis

        Catherine Jarvis

        Apr 29, 2020

        To Jane, Andy and Catherine, Well done from uncle Neil and Cathy xxx

        £40.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Apr 29, 2020

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Apr 27, 2020

        £20.00

      • Laura Smith

        Laura Smith

        Apr 26, 2020

        Awesome work 😀

        £30.00

      • trevor plowman

        trevor plowman

        Apr 24, 2020

        Keep safe while you keep us safe, well done.

        £40.00

      • Tarik Harvey

        Tarik Harvey

        Apr 23, 2020

        To Tim from Jane x

        £10.00

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      UTC South Durham

      UTC South Durham

      Newton Aycliffe

      University Technical College South Durham is a School and College offering STEM education to 14 -19 year old students across the North East.

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