Trek India

7th - 17th November 2019

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 Eight fantastic fundraisers are currently on their way to India where they will be trekking through Southern Indian's tropical Kerala region. Ending their adventure assisting a project at a children's hospice.

Please visit this page again to follow their progress 

 

You can show your support for their incredible challenge and donate using their Just Giving Pages below. Every penny goes towards helping patients and their families to live their precious lives well.

So far the trekkers have collectively raised over £27,000 for The Hospice of St Francis!

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The trek is under way...

After landing in Kochi and travelling to Kolukkumalai via Munnar, the trekkers are off. The first few days cover approx 40km, passing through the tea estates (including the highest tea estate in theworld at 2,160m!), and winds through the plantations.

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And they're off!! 

Good luck Team Trek India! #WeLoveYourSupport

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The team had a summer full of fundraising and training... 

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Feeling Inspired...?

Dalai Lama Trek

The next trek we are supporting is an open trek through the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.

One of our seasoned trekkers is already on board - why not join the team!

Dalai Lama Trek  Register

If you would like to know more about our treks or register your interest please contact claire.jones@stfrancis.org.uk

Or why not take on one of our other upcoming fundraisers closer to home!

Strictly 2019Santa Dash Fun Run

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How your support is helping to offer a hand in the darkness to local people when they need us...


Brendan's Story

Brendans Story"The Hospice really gave him the ability to stay at home, which was where he wanted to be. At any time, day or night, we felt we could call someone – we never felt alone. The Hospice was our crutch and guide.

But by early 2017, the cancer had spread to his brain. We decided it was time to tell the kids.

On 17 May we called an ambulance and by the evening we were all at his side at the Hospice. What was really special was that one of the nurses on duty that night has a child in the same school year as Kieran. She felt like family. At 4am they told me he was going, and I held his hand."

Read Brendan's Story

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