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Jude McKelvey

Jude the Conquerer

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]"If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity and you don't think you can do it, say yes and learn how to do it later" - Richard Branson [/p][p]I was offered the amazing opportunity of joining other Wooden spoon supporters to tackle Mount Everest and hopefully set two new Guinness world records whilst raising over £200,000 for this fantastic charity.[/p][p]We aim to play the;[/p][p]Highest altitude game of full contact rugby (6,650m)- single gender sevens match[/p][p]Highest altitude game of touch rugby at Advanced Base Camp around (6,340m)- mixed gender sevensmatch[/p][p]The Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby. It funds life-changing projects across the UK and Ireland to support children and young people with disabilities or facing disadvantage.[/p][p]Their vision is that every child and young person, no matter what their background, has access to the same opportunities.[/p][p]They fund a range of projects including sensory rooms and gardens, playgrounds and outdoor activities, education projects, specialist equipment and facilities and health and wellbeing programmes.[/p][p]So I've said YES and now I'm learning HOW - I started playing rugby and learning to tackle last year at the age of 42, what next but to tackle EVEREST! I've had many challenges in life, good and bad and I can't think of a better reason to give back and play a small part in helping less able bodied and disadvantaged children.[/p][p]Any assistance you can spare with my HOW would be amazing - whether a few pennies, pounds, encouragement, tips ('don't do it' doesn't count) clothing, sponsorship would all be gratefully received![/p][p]With immense gratitude[/p][p]Jude x[/p][p]'she believed she could - so she did!'[/p]
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Elizabeth Cullinan

We know you can do it!!! Very proud of our we cousxx



Mary and Mark

So proud of you Judith xx

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



Make sure you don’t have squashed bananas in your ruck sack


Catherine Brogan

Go girl!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Paul Wilson

Cool challenge, great charity, good luck!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Robin Callaway

Can you feel the tension :-)




An enormous challenge, well done Jude - go for it!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



I'm in awe, Judey Jude - yer daft bat! Sending SOOOOO much love & strength - cannae wait to see the pics. Love you! Saz xxxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


The Woottons

Lots of luck, no doubt you’ll smash it.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


The Carey

What an amazing thing you are doing Jude! Wishing you the best of luck.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid