Emily Rooney

Emily's Colombia Lost City Trek

Fundraising for Meningitis Research Foundation
£2,405
raised of £2,400 target
UCL takes on Colombia Lost City 2023!
Campaign by Meningitis Research Foundation (RCN England 1091105,SC037586, Ireland CHY 12030)
Welcome to the UCL takes on the Colombia Lost City Challenge! These incredible students are taking on the challenge of a lifetime all whilst helping in the fight against meningitis and septicaemia.

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Welcome to the UCL takes on the Colombia Lost City Challenge! 

I will be fundraising £2,800 for the Meningitis Research Foundation with UCL in order to help MRF defeat meningitis and septicaemia by 2030. 

In February I will be running 5km every single day to raise money for MRF! Then in August I will be trekking 9 days through the rainforest to Colombia's Lost City! 

All of your donations will go directly to MRF research!

  • Meningitis is the swelling of the lining in the brain and spinal cord caused by germs
  • Septicaemia is blood positioning caused by the same germs as meningitis
  • Meningitis is the second biggest infectious killer of children under 5
  • 1 in 10 people infected die and can kill you in just 12 hours 

MRF has a goal to defeat meningitis by 2030 by funding vital research, advocating for change as a dedicated champion for those it affects, and taking action that benefits people, including running awareness campaigns, working with health policy leads and practitioners, and providing support and information.

How i am raising money, events and updates will be posted on my JustGiving page and my fundraising account @emilyalicerooneyfundraising

Any support through donations will be hugely appreciated! Thank you!

About the campaign

Welcome to the UCL takes on the Colombia Lost City Challenge! These incredible students are taking on the challenge of a lifetime all whilst helping in the fight against meningitis and septicaemia.

About the charity

Meningitis Research Foundation

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RCN England 1091105,SC037586, Ireland CHY 12030
Meningitis is deadly; killing and seriously disabling in hours. Small children and young adults are high risk, but all ages can be affected. Globally 1,000 people die daily. We fundraise to invest in research, campaign for vaccines, provide symptom information and support those already affected.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,405.00
Online donations
£2,248.78
Offline donations
£156.22

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