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    Weʼve raised £3,680 to raise awareness for 2 amazing charities Cool Earth & HighGround by taking part in the Mongol Rally 2018

    UK - Ulan Ude
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    We are two friends taking a year out of education and have decided to challenge ourselves by entering the 2018 Mongol Rally. The Mongol Rally is an annual event in which contestants drive from England to Mongolia unsupported. Our journey will take us through 20 countries and over 10'000 miles including 3 deserts, 3 mountain ranges and 9 separate timezones. Whilst doing this we will be raising awareness for 2 special charities, Cool Earth & HighGround. We would greatly appreciate any small or large donations to reach our goal. Thank you.

    The money you donate will be split equally between the two charities. The reason that we have set up a crowdfunding page instead of the usual JustGiving donation page is that this allows us to equally split the money between both amazing charities while also having a central location for sponsorship.

    Cool Earth is a very large non-profit organisation, hugely supported by David Attenborough, that works closely with rainforest communities in order to stop deforestation and climate change. CoolEarth puts the future of the rainforests with the people best placed to protect it. This means that by saving the rainforests it is also providing employment to local communities. Cool Earth's largest operations are in Peru, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Papua New Guinea. As of yet Cool Earth has saved over 900,000 acres of rainforest.

    HighGround is a great UK charity that provides land-based opportunities and employment for all ex-military personnel and reservists. HighGround knows the skills that ex servicemen learnt in the military and knows how best to adapt and convert these in order to gain employment in the rural sector. HighGround offers advice and support about training and qualifications. Introductions for work experience, volunteering, employment and self employment in the UK and abroad.

    https://www.coolearth.org

    https://highground-uk.org

    https://www.facebook.com/The-HotSteppers-Mongol-Rally-Team-2018-560310520994931

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      44

      • Jess

        Jess

        Sep 6, 2018

        You made it ! Fab to have you back :))

        £10.00

      • Harry Evans

        Harry Evans

        Sep 3, 2018

        I had sleepless nights worrying about your safety. Congrats on completing the tour de France x

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 3, 2018

        Congratulations on a fantastic achievement lads, looking forward to your return

        £50.00

      • Sally Carter

        Sally Carter

        Aug 29, 2018

        What an adventure! Enjoying following with the boys. Goodluck for last leg!

        £50.00

      • Sybille Wilkinson

        Sybille Wilkinson

        Aug 23, 2018

        What an adventure. Stay safe and hope the car will make it!Andrew, Bille & Flo

        £80.00

      • Sarah Stark

        Sarah Stark

        Aug 8, 2018

        What a fantastic adventure! We're looking forward to hearing all about it on your return.

        £50.00

      • John Riddell

        John Riddell

        Aug 1, 2018

        Good luck Seb!Looking forward to hearing all about your adventure.

        £50.00

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      Nick Price & Seb Owen

      Nick Price & Seb Owen

      UK - Ulan Ude

      In July we will be driving to Mongolia, taking part in the infamous Mongol Rally. The journey taking us through 20 countries and over 10'000 miles, including 3 mountain ranges, 3 deserts and 9 separate timezones. We will be raising money for 2 charities; -Cool Earth & HighGround

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