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Sam & Freddie, Climbing for Kabubbu, Uganda

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Mark Walley

Thanks for taking the time to visit our Mydonate page. We're climbing the 3 Peaks in 72 hrs for the Quicken Trust it's a great cause and the...

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Sam Walley and Freddie Kuzemko have been friends since they started playing rugby as 4 year olds at Heathfield & Waldron Rugby Football Club. Every year they have played in the same team and are now in the Under 14s. They are also studying together at Heathfield Community College.

In February 2018 17 students (including Sam and Freddie) & 3 staff members from Heathfield Community College will visit the village of Kabubbu to take part in a volunteer project in conjunction with the Quicken Trust. 

The College has a long term relationship with the Quicken Trust.  As well as members of staff visiting Kabubbu over the years the College took a group of students for the first time in 2011. 
During the visit students contributed to building a house for the community, led primary school assemblies, took primary & secondary lessons, led Sunday school and participated in arts & crafts sessions as well as a senior citizens party.

We fully expect this coming trip to be a life-changing experience.

The costs for their trip are being paid for by their families so 100% of the donations given will go directly to Quicken Trust charity.

Event details

Climbing for Kabubbu Three Peaks Challenge

22nd – 24th July the Walley's (Sam and Mark) and Kuzemko's (Freddie and Matt) undertook the tough challenge of climbing the three UK National Peaks - Wales; Snowdon, England; Scafell Pike and Scotland; Ben Nevis in 72 hours. Along with friends and family too, thank you again for your support.
Freddie's ankle didn't heal in time so instead he did a 25 mile cycle and dyed his hair pink, all fund raising for the Quicken Trust.

So how did it go;
We travelled 1,420 miles spending 27 ½ hours in the car Sam got down first from Ben Nevis and we completed it all in 57 hours 31 mins !
No rain, no clouds, stunning scenery, awesome experience thanks to everyone that has helped walk with us and encourage us. A big thank you to great British public for donations on the mountain too.
The Quicken Trust a Sussex-based charity, which is transforming the lives of people living in poverty in the Ugandan village of Kabubbu. It works in partnership with a range of organisations in the UK and worldwide.

Quicken promises that 100% of every donation goes to Kabubbu. Administration costs are funded separately. Any money generated by Gift Aid is used where needed most


Event date

22-July-2017 08:10  - 
24-July-2017 17:40

Event type

UK challenge

Event is completed


From Climbing for Kababbu collecting tin
Donation by Anonymous
on 02-01-2018
£15.00 gift aid
Well done boys! Such a huge achievement. With love from us all Miles, Rachel, Joe, Emma and Annie xxxx
Donation by Rachel Lewis
on 09-08-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Well done Sam & Freddie!
Donation by Claire Deach
on 07-08-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Well done, Sam and Freddie!
Donation by Tim and Kieran Dudgeon
on 30-07-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Well done, great effort !
Donation by Jacqui James
on 27-07-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Well done!
Donation by Liz Dudley
on 26-07-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Congratulations Sam! A fantastic achievement. We're all very proud of you and your hard work. So glad that the weather was kind to you and have loved seeing the photos. Well done!
Donation by Kathy, Rod, Daniel and Beth Michelmore
on 25-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Well done boys, you are doing great. Good luck for the rest of the trip. Nick,Ali, Zakk & Chloe
Donation by Nick.
on 23-07-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck on the challenge !!
Donation by Matt Suzanne & Kate
on 22-07-2017
£10.00 gift aid
Brilliant guys. What an experience. Well done 👍
Donation by Lorraine Murphy
on 22-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,480.00
Offline Donations: £85.00
Total Raised: £1,565.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,871.25

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