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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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Total raised
£11,424.07

Target
£5000.00

100%

Donations accepted until 18-05-2019

Donations closed

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About

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 ...
 

Event details

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: https://www.ftct.org.uk/Blogs/real-stories

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

Event is completed

Donations

keep climbing!!! Best of luck Vanessa x
Donation by Vanessa Green
on 17-12-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck Anna from all the UK Fashion & Textile Association team!
Donation by Anonymous
on 17-12-2018
£150.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Neil Cadman
on 17-12-2018
Good luck!
Donation by Peter Harris
on 14-12-2018
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Alan Thomson
on 14-12-2018
Wish you success with the climb (and back down!) and reaching your fundraising target. Happy to help.
Donation by Richard Birtchnell
on 14-12-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck Anna All the best Bruce
Donation by Bruce McLaren
on 14-12-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
You are doing such great work Anna The least I can do is give you some money that will help those who I can’t help
Donation by Stephen Fox
on 13-12-2018
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Good luck, Anna. Wonderful cause and happy to support.
Donation by Martin Jenkins - UKFT
on 13-12-2018
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck from everyone at Pentland Brands
Donation by Andy Rubin
on 12-12-2018

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

Donations closed

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