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£872raised of £2,500 target by 42 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,500 to help fund treatment for diabetic retinopathy for our best friend in New Zealand.

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Have you ever thought about losing your eyesight at a young age? Not being able to see the smile of your wife on your wedding day, or see your first born child come in to the world?

This is the terrifying reality one of our best friends is facing.

He has been battling diabetes for years and has now developed agressive diabetic retinopathy. This will make him blind within 6 months unless he has an expensive course of injections which can reduce the damage within his eyes. However, he is on the other side of the world and unable to afford the massive outlay.

So, stepping up are the five other members of the wolfpack to scale the three highest peaks in the UK within 24 hours to raise the money to save his eyesight. Not a group of friends to watch when one of their own is struggling; we have agreed to this mighty challenge. We're five rotuned, balding, middle-aged men so will need all of your support to keep us going!

We have set ourselves a target of £2,500 to raise before we embark on the challenge on Saturday 9th June 2018. Any contribution no matter how big or how small will be greatly appreciated.

We will also be keeping a video diary to share with you the challenges we face.

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    42

    • Chris Danvers

      Chris Danvers

      May 26, 2018

      Good luck lads. Not sure what is more of a challenge. The peaks or spending 24 hours with Dan Anson-Hart.. all the best, Chris & Clare

      £20.00

    • Matt Smith

      Matt Smith

      May 25, 2018

      Good luck

      £5.00

    • Sally Craig

      Sally Craig

      May 25, 2018

      Love this. Well done James and friends

      £20.00

    • James Mepham

      James Mepham

      May 25, 2018

      Cash donation from a colleague.

    • Guillaume  Thierry

      Guillaume Thierry

      May 24, 2018

      enjoy life at 100%

      £50.00

    • Christopher Asbury

      Christopher Asbury

      May 23, 2018

      I want too see a picture from the top of the 4 peaks !

      £50.00

    • Anne

      Anne

      May 22, 2018

      Love mom xx

      £50.00

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    David Asbury

    David Asbury

    Bristol, UK

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