Weʼre raising £10,000 to help make memories and make life a little bit easier for our good friends, along with raising awareness for MND.
- 16 Day Trek to Everest Basecamp
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The story behind our Mount Everest Challenge.......
Just over 2 years ago one of our closest and dearest friends, Paul Banton, at the age of 39 was diagnosed with MND (Motor Nurone Disease). His condition is terminal with between 6 months -5 years left of his life to spend with his beautiful wife and children.
Only 3 months prior to his diagnosis, Paul was made redundant from his job as a Managing Director at Polestar which has added additional financial stress to what is already a difficult time. Since that day Paul, his loving wife Vikki and their two amazing young children Jack,11 and 7 year old Max have embarked on an unthinkable battle taking each day as it comes.
Some days are better then others but the person who tells it best is his wife, Vikki who has started a blog as an outlet and to share their family’s story:
We don’t know exactly how long we will be blessed with having Paul in our lives but we do know that we want to fill every second we can with amazing memories of seeing him and his family smile. Family days out, unexpected treats and the relief that his family will be supported when he can’t be there – that’s why we’re climbing Everest on the 4th October. Please donate generously.
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Dec 7, 2018
Well done boys!
Dec 1, 2018
Well done Nige and team for reaching Everest Base Camp. Sorry for the delay in donating. Good luck with the fundraising and best wishes to the family.
Nov 28, 2018
Well done lads!!
Nov 25, 2018
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Nov 20, 2018
Well done Nige & Jazz for not strangling maungy Mul with his skiddy undies :-) Seriously though all of you - well done ! had no idea how huge this was (pardon the pun) until Lee drew a pic ! Legends!
Nov 6, 2018
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