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£9,764
raised of £10,000 target by 256 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,764 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
    Funded on Thursday, 7th February 2019

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    Story

    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:

    There’s Always A Way

    This Man Can

    Let it Go: A Frozen (Berry) Tale

    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.

    If you need the full web address to the blogs, see below:

    https://shortcircuit.blog/2017/12/12/theres-always-a-way/

    https://shortcircuit.blog/2018/01/14/this-man-can/

    https://shortcircuit.blog/2018/02/17/let-it-go-a-frozen-berry-tale/

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      256

      • Matthew Smith

        Matthew Smith

        Feb 1, 2019

        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.

        £5.00

      • Anthony Hooton

        Anthony Hooton

        Jan 14, 2019

      • Louise Cowmeadow

        Louise Cowmeadow

        Jan 13, 2019

        Well done! And, much love to the awesome Vikki, Paul, boys and Cosmo. What an amazing bunch you are! xx

        £50.00

      • Matthew Smith

        Matthew Smith

        Jan 1, 2019

        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.

        £5.00

      • Julie Snowden

        Julie Snowden

        Dec 30, 2018

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 28, 2018

        Fantastic guys! Well done x

        £20.00

      • Jen

        Jen

        Dec 28, 2018

        £5.00

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