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Anna has climbed Mt Kilimanjaro !

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Anna Pangbourne

Walk with me on my journey to raise £5,000 to help buy essential items for children, such as school uniform, bedding, mobility equipment and more .

Raising money for
Fashion & Textile Children's Trust

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My name's Anna and I'm the Director of the Fashion & Textile Children's Trust. Our charity gives financial support to families who work in the UK  fashion and textile industry, when the basic needs of the child cannot be met.

The two reasons for climbing Mt.Kili are firstly, I can think of 137 excuses not to go the gym. I no longer have any excuses and the stair climber is my new best friend. On a more serious note, every day our team here at FTCT receive enquiries from parents who may be in a really difficult financial situation and don't know where to turn. Your amazing donation will help to pay for essential items like school uniform, a new mattress, or mobility equipment for a child with additional needs.

Hopefully, this is the only reason I need, to persuade you to go and grab your bank card now. Whilst you're getting this ready, I'd love to share this with you, from a parent who was recently supported by an FTCT grant: "Today I received my cheque for £550 to help with college uniform, clothing and bedroom furniture for my son. I'm so happy. What an amazing charity, to be able to help families like mine"

Here's more about the challenge itself ...

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Anna's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

I have climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro! (9-18 Feb) This is the highest mountain in Africa, often known as the 'Roof of Africa', and stands at 5,895 metres above sea level. Training started back in the summer. At the end of September,  I successfully climbed Ben Nevis, (minus 12 and snowing at the top!) and trekked with friends in the Moffat Hills, Scotland,  at the beginning of December.

Knowing that every pound, tenner, £20, £50, travellers cheque, bitcoin, life savings etc donated by you, my wonderful friends, family and colleagues, will be a massive incentive for me to summit Mt.Kilimanjaro. The trip is entirely self-funded, so every donation will go directly to the charity.

To read more about the children we have supported like Ellie and Catherine, Joel and Elzee, Tia and Jade, just pop this link into your browser:

With huge love and thank you so much for your generous support. Anna x

Event date

09-February-2019 09:00  - 
18-February-2019 06:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

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Go Girl you are a super hero!!
Donation by Lilamani
on 17-01-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Just seen you on TV, jolly well done Anna, we're very proud of you!! Good luck David x
Donation by David Carter-Johnson
on 17-01-2019
£7.50 gift aid
Good Luck Anna hope you enjoy the experience
Donation by Jeanette Cooper-Hudson
on 17-01-2019
£5.00 gift aid
Best of luck; enjoy the view!
Donation by William Reid
on 14-01-2019
£12.50 gift aid
Saw you on telly - go Anna!
Donation by Tim Masters
on 13-01-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Ay up me mate! What an AMAZING achievement this will be-very proud of you! Good luck and much love xx Karen, Phil and the girls! X
Donation by Karen Quinn
on 13-01-2019
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck, cuz! I've always thought of you as a woman with altitude. Hope you have a wonderful trip, love Eli
Donation by Eli Merchant
on 12-01-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Anna!! Wishing you all the best on your amazing adventure for an excellent cause!!!
Donation by Becky Prowse
on 12-01-2019
£5.00 gift aid
Wishing you all the best with your challenge x
Donation by Rachel Bowman
on 12-01-2019
£7.50 gift aid
What an amazing thing to do, Anna. I am in awe, as I know I could not do it. Hope all goes well and you have a great time.
Donation by Sallie Greenhalgh
on 10-01-2019
£7.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £5,670.21
Offline Donations: £5,753.86
Total Raised: £11,424.07
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £12,399.07

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