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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 ...

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:

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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Good luck! Love from the Claremont team
Donation by Claremont
on 12-12-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck and enjoy the view!
Donation by Adam Mansell
on 11-12-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Best of luck, it's a great cause.
Donation by Sohail Shaikh
on 10-12-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Go Panna Go!! You are reaching new heights! :) xxx alpal
Donation by Alexandra Harwood
on 09-12-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Well done Anna! What a great effort xx
Donation by Lucy & Jim Oulton
on 09-12-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Brilliant effort for a brilliant cause. Good luck Anna! X
Donation by Anonymous
on 08-12-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Good luck Anna with all the training and the climb for a great cause.
Donation by Mike T
on 08-12-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Wow Anna! You go girl!
Donation by Polly Blakemore
on 06-12-2018
£12.50 gift aid
want to see lots of pictures .... will be amazing !
Donation by Robert Bready
on 06-12-2018
£62.50 gift aid
Donation by K.C.
on 05-12-2018
£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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