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Gill Haran

Trek to Mount Kilimanjaro 2021

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi I’m Gill I’m 46 and for the most of my adult life I’ve been battling Crohns Disease, major operations, post complications, other surgical operations that literally nearly finished me. The impact this has had on my life has been huge, and certainly prematurely ended my Nursing Career. [/p][p]In May 2020 Matt Wood, selected me from a vast number of online applicants to accompany him to trek to Mount Kilimanjaro Sept 2021. We’re hoping to raise vital funds and awareness for BASE charity which supports disabled people getting into employment. As the disabled component of the trip I’ve taken on this challenge ( with help from Matt and Brian the PT) to prove that personally I’m still able to contribute helpfully to Society and have a goal in life to focus.[/p][p]Obviously I’m no athlete, but enjoy fitness and achieving this challenge will create a much needed boost to my confidence. Proving to future companies that being ill and/or disabled shouldn’t be a barrier to employment as we are very determined, resourceful, peer group. I look forward to the upcoming training and challenge and would very much appreciate any donations that you would like to add after reading this to support me. Thank you. [/p][p][br][/p]
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Dec 24, 2020


My donation to cover Christmas cards and postage abroad I would’ve spent.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2020


All the best x

Sep 23, 2020


Good luck Gill! I’ll be supporting you all the way!


Sep 22, 2020


Good Luck Matt and Gill


Sep 14, 2020

Daniel White- Fire Door Compliance Consultant

All the very best Gill & Matt. What you are training for and aiming for is truly amazing and I hope that this money goes some way towards helping BASE encourage engage with and enable more people with disabilities to get in to paid work.

£490.00 plus £122.50 Gift Aid

Aug 13, 2020

Huw Davies

Best of luck for the trek, Gill. I hope the training is going well.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2020


Good luck Gill, if anyone can do it it you xxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2020

Val Nicholson

Good luck gill u will smash it !!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2020

Kate Morfoot


Aug 6, 2020


Keep going Gilli! ..... Killi is just a big hilli!!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid