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The 8848 Everest Challenge Fundraiser

7 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][b]Hi! Thanks for visiting our page…[/b][/p][p][b]We are raising money for thousands of victims of the horrendous earthquake in Nepal recently.  This is especially close to our hearts as family and friends have been and are affected by this disaster.[/b][/p][p][b]Please sponsor/donate/fundraise or set up your own 8848 Everest Challenge and donate it to this site by following the links…[/b][/p][p][b]The 8848 Challenge – this is the height in meters of Mount Everest, situated in Nepal. This is the number our challenges will be based on.  It can be reached in any way depending on individuals/teams/classes etc. And how difficult/fun/crazy you want your challenge to be i.e. number of squats/meters run/notes played on an instrument/seconds of earnings you wish to donate. The list is endless…[/b][/p][p][b]Some of the team are members of the GKI - A Goju-ryu International Karate Club.  Several dojos in UK are taking up this challenge during the next few weeks, collecting sponsors and contributing all money raised to this charity.[/b][/p][p][b]On June 1st Wessex Karate Academy have set a sponsored challenge on pads - teams of 8, 8 specified techniques,48 times for each technique! [/b][/p][p][b]Wokingham GKI dojo will be setting up a sponsored challenge of 2212 techniques, performed over 4 sessions ...totalling 8848 in all! This is taking place 18-22 May.[/b][/p][p][b]Chelmsford dojo in Essex has now confirmed its 8848 challenge will take place on May 22nd.[/b][/p][p][b]On May 5, Greenford School in Maiden Newton Dorset did 8848 sponsored star jumps all dressed in red and white to represent the Red Cross and raised £400![/b][/p][p][b]On Saturday May 9th Cleve West attempted to cook 848 onion bhajis at the Bushy Park Allotment Open Day.  He hoped, come the end of the day he could say "We ATE 848 onion bhajis!".  Sadly he was short of his target but still managed to make over 600 bhajis and, together with other tenants selling food and plants, Bushy Park Allotments made a grand total of £1100 which has been donated to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal.[/b][/p][p][b]On June 26, Beaminster school in Dorset will be holding their fundraising day. Details will follow shortly.[/b][/p][p][b]Chichester dojo will be holding their 8848 event on 17th June which will include kata, techniques and high impact fitness training. A photographer will be on hand so watch this space for photos ...[/b][/p][p][span=font-weight: bold;]Well done EVERYONE for your efforts so far...![/span][/p][p][b]We will be updating this website to let you know what challenges take place and anyone else who joins the 8848 Everest team.[/b][/p][p][b]So…come on and join the team! Together[/b] [b]we can make a difference to people’s lives in Nepal![/b][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][i]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/i][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

26 Jun 2015


Aug 20, 2015


Sponsorship from Amber for her super Wessex 8848 challenge!


Aug 14, 2015

Natasha Hope

A little extra for all who took part in helping to raise such a fantastic amount! Thankyou very much xx

£32.31 plus £8.08 Gift Aid

Aug 14, 2015

Pete Thompson

Donations received by students of Wessex Karate Academy


Jul 24, 2015


Especially for Scott and the Wessex 8848 team!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 21, 2015


Huge efforts from juniors and seniors of Chichester Karate Club who completed various tasks for their 8848 Challenge. Well done everyone.


Jun 23, 2015

Sarchan of Wokingham

For our 8488 challenge

£27.00 plus £6.75 Gift Aid

Jun 23, 2015


£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jun 17, 2015

Nick Wilson

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2015


For the efforts of the Chelmsford DoJo's in Chelmer Park, in particular Danika & Cobie.

£51.14 plus £12.79 Gift Aid

Jun 11, 2015

Wokingham GKI

Cash and club donation bringing the total WKA donation to £510


Natasha Hope

Natasha Hope

Henrieheta Sim

Henrieheta Sim

peter thompson

peter thompson

Cleve West

Cleve West

Jacqui Prior

Jacqui Prior

Dhundi Bhusal

Dhundi Bhusal

Kevin Nason

Kevin Nason