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Chichester woman begins fundraising efforts for Machu Picchu trek

A Chichester woman is trekking up the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu to raise money on behalf of St Wilfrid’s Hospice. Melanie Hammond is along a team of fundraisers who will be taking on the epic challenge to raise money for St Wilfrid’s Hospice in Bosham. St Wilfrid’s is holding …

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Machu Picchu trek raises £200000 for Aberdeen children’s charity

A team of adventurers have raised £200,000 for an Aberdeen children’s charity – smashing their fundraising target. The Charlie House Ascends Machu Picchu (CHAMP) team had a £150,000 target towards the Big Build Appeal, to fund costs for one of the children’s bedrooms in its proposed new specialist support centre. …

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Clitheroe grandfather’s sacred Macchu Picchu trek to say ‘thanks’

He battled torrential rain, freezing chill, tackled steep narrow pathways, but tireless fundraiser Derek Russell has done it again for charity! Shortly before 11am on October 18th, the 68-year-old granddad reached Machu Picchu along with 34 fellow fundraising trekkers completing the once-in-a-lifetime hike. In doing so, the grateful charity champion …

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Clitheroe grandfather’s sacred Macchu Picchu trek to say ‘thanks’

He battled torrential rain, freezing chill, tackled steep narrow pathways, but tireless fundraiser Derek Russell has done it again for charity! Shortly before 11am on October 18th, the 68-year-old granddad reached Machu Picchu along with 34 fellow fundraising trekkers completing the once-in-a-lifetime hike. In doing so, the grateful charity champion …

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Princess Marina House staff in training for Chestnut’s Inca Trail Challenge 2020

Two colleagues from Princess Marina House, the RAF Benevolent Fund home in Rustington, are heading to Peru for a ten-day adventure, raising money for Chestnut Tree House. Karen Pendle and Debbie Crofton are already in training for the Chestnut’s Inca Trail Challenge 2020 and have various fundraising events planned. Care …

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Charlie House Champs heading off for Inca trail challenge

The Charlie House Champ Team is jetting off to Peru today. The 29-strong team will trek the famous Inca trail Machu Picchu to raise money for the charity’s Big Build Appeal. The five-day trek will see the walkers travel through the Sun Gate, following the Lares Valley route past beautiful …

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Are you ready to take on a challenge for EIC? |

Embark on a journey into the past and explore the magnificent Machu Picchu – one of the most iconic sites in South America. During this remarkable challenge, you will experience the beautiful Inca trail as you trek through the Peruvian Andes and Inca-paved paths and steps. Throughout your 10-day challenge, …

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The Lehrer Report: May 17, 2019

Garden report: the lilac has bloomed. The broccoli and beets have been planted. The newly formed South Amherst Neighborhood Association is having its first spring social May 18 at the the Munson Memorial Library. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. for a meet-andgreet and treats. At 11 a.m., the group …

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ZSL raises over £375000 to put a stop to wildlife crime

Chris Packham at Safari in the City 2019 (c) ZSL More than one million pangolins – the world’s only scaly mammals – have been illegally traded in the last 15 years, while the poaching of forest elephants in some central African countries has led to a population decline of more …

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Evanston Teen Launches Fundraising Platform For Girls’ Education

EVANSTON, IL – From Educate Girls Everywhere: When 15-year-old Brynn Aaronson recently visited Belize, she was struck by more than the country’s pristine beaches and ancient Mayan ruins. She learned that while over 90 percent of Belizean girls countrywide attend primary school, only about half go on to high school. …

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