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Jon & Sanj climb Kili!

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Jonathan Benton

Please help us to raise funds for this special charity helping to brighten the days of seriously ill children and teenagers in hospital.

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Spread a Smile

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In the throes of a mid life crisis, Sanj and Jon had the crazy idea to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. Both too stubborn to question whether two middle aged men were really up to the challenge, they booked their flights and will be embarking on this tough yet amazing adventure on the 5th March 2018. They have decided to channel their endeavours into doing something great for others and when they were introduced to Spread a Smile they knew it was the perfect way to help. Spread a Smile is a charity that sends entertainers into paediatric wards of major hospitals. This is a way of helping young patients suffering from serious and sometimes terminal illnesses and brings much needed joy and laughter into their lives under such testing circumstances. 

We have fully funded this trip ourselves and every penny you donate will go to Spread a Smile.

Event details

Conquering Kilimanjaro!

Following the stunning Lemosho route to the roof of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro, this is one of the toughest, yet most exhilarating challenges a person can ever embark on. Over 8 days we will be climbing through forests, moorland and alpine desert to reach the highest point of Uhuru Peak (5895m). We're particularly looking forward to the final push on day 7 when we will trek 19km over about 15 hours!!! Please support us in raising money for a fantastic and truly worthwhile cause. Thanks.

Event date

05-March-2018 00:00  - 
14-March-2018 00:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

11 days to event start


Amazing challenge and for a great cause. Good luck !
Donation by Paul Hunt
on 21-02-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck to you both and well done for doing such an amazing thing for charity to celebrate your "special" birthday! Love from all the Leaders xx
Donation by Nicki Leader
on 20-02-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck guys
Donation by Shyam & Aarti
on 20-02-2018
£25.00 gift aid
just think of how great the beers will taste afterwards ;) Stay safe and enjoy
Donation by Claire N
on 20-02-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Now I understand why the beard is extra bushy now ! Good Luck mate, great cause.
Donation by Jon Parker
on 20-02-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck mate!
Donation by WARREN COPP
on 20-02-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Best of luck guys, and great cause. That hill near highgate is all the training you need, it will be a breeze!
Donation by Conrad and Nicki
on 20-02-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Super proud - got your back if you need help carb-loading before the big climb xxx
Donation by Chirag & Meera
on 19-02-2018
£25.25 gift aid
Great cause good luck to you both regards Julie
Donation by Anonymous
on 19-02-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck chaps. A great challenge for a great cause.
Donation by Paul Blyth
on 19-02-2018
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £5,544.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £5,544.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £6,737.25

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