Couch to Basecamp

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Couch to Basecamp

I am a normal ordinary Mum and housewife going on the adventure of a life time for a brilliant cause that is close to my heart.

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We did it
On 28th March 2016 we successfully raised £1 with 1 supporters in 21 days

I am an ordinary Mum and housewife going on the adventure of a life time for a brilliant cause thats close to my heart.

In may this year (2016) I will be trekking to Everest Basecamp in aid of St Oswald's hospice in Newcastle. I am documenting my journey from my couch through fundraising and training to the trek itself, on my blog www.couchtobasecamp.wordpress.com. I have already raised over £2500 for St Oswald's https://www.justgiving.com/couchtobasecamp2015 I am more than half way to my target.

I have set up this project to help raise funds for my kit, sleeping bag, down jacket and water proof amongst other things.

As the mother and carer of a child with cerebral palsy I have spent too many years feeling alone and isolated, signing up for this trek has not only got me off the couch and out into the hills and mountains but it has also improved my confidence, my mental and physical health and my self esteem. I want to show other parents in similar situations that life can carry on, that the care you give yourself is as important as the care you give your child.

After my trek I would like inspire people to help them achieve their goals, maybe through motivational speaking, telling my story of this journey and possibly through walking or running. This journey so far for me has been life changing and I haven't even got to basecamp yet. Please support me if you can and share my project with your friends, family and co-workers.

Thank you

Claire

Helvellyn, Striding Edge. June 2015

View from Scafell, Feb 2016

 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1 or more

£1 Reward

A big thank you from me and a printable PDF colouring page designed by me.

£10 or more

0 of 100 claimed

£10 Reward

I will send you a post card using my own photographs from my training walks.

£25 or more

0 of 100 claimed

£25 Reward

I will send to a 8x6 mounted print of one of my photographs from one of my training walks. Your choice from my favourite 5 photographs.

£50 or more

0 of 50 claimed

£50 Reward

I will send you a mounted print at least 8x6in of your choice from my top 5 photographs from Nepal.


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