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Chris MentalHealthFundraiser

Mount Everest Challenge

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]If you donate £5 or more you win a guaranteed prize - just check your email once you have Donated and also be sure to put your name or advise Chris you have Donated by emailing mounteverestchallenge@gmail.com as there is also a GRAND PRIZE DRAW where you could win another Prize![/p][p]GRAND PRIZE PRIZES:[/p][p] A pair on Norman Walsh trainers/sneakers [/p][p] A jacket from Sub Zero[/p][p][br][/p][p]On top of the World in 80 days for Mental Health in Leicestershire[/p][p][br][/p][p]Chris a gentleman enduring Bi-Polar Disorder, who lives in Enderby, has set himself a hefty challenge. He is climbing the height of Mount Everest (8,848 metres) in 80 days for Mental Health organisations that have or are helping him with his Mental Illness on a Technogym Stair Climber at Everyone Active Enderby.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Chris says about the Challenge:[/p][p]“I have been through the Mental Health System here in Leicestershire and currently live quite an isolated and sedentary lifestyle and the only person who can change this is me! Living with Bi-Polar Disorder is not easy and has been and will continue to be a learning process. The key for me is to understand my illness and overcome it. The [url=http://www.mounteverestchallenge.com/]www.MountEverestChallenge.com[/url] is my attempt to help turn my situation around – step by step – and give back to those who have and continue to help me. It will be a major physical challenge as I am obese partly due to having been on medications that significantly increase appetite and the misuse of alcohol.”[/p][p][br][/p][p]Dean Stott a Pan American Highway Cycling Guinness World Record Breaker, former SBS soldier and Mental Health advocate got Chris on his way on Saturday 5th October and the Challenge will end on Tuesday 24th December.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Dean had this to say about the Challenge...[/p][p]“Chris has faced many challenges in his life, but this will be his hardest to date!” [/p][p][br][/p][p]Chris is raising funds for A Place to Grow Enderby where he enjoys being around the beautiful surroundings and good company, Leicester Recovery College a mental health educational college offering courses to aid in recovery post admission that Chris has learnt a lot from and Rethink who allocated a key worker to support Chris’s family. [/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

05 Oct 2019

Supporters

Nov 30, 2019

Ruth Hatcher

Fantastic Chris - and for charities that do great work. Good luck with the rest of your challenge.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 26, 2019

joey nix

Keep up the good work!!!!

£25.00

Oct 23, 2019

Francesca Taylor

£10.00

Oct 8, 2019

Glynis wright

Fantastic Chris. Well done and good luck!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Oct 6, 2019

Twedz

Good luck Chris, never give up

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Oct 6, 2019

Clare

Brilliant challenge and a brilliant cause. Well done and good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 5, 2019

Harwood HR Solutions

All the best Chris. Great cause!

£30.00

Oct 4, 2019

Steve Thompson

Chris, another US buddy wishing you all the success in the world. Thank you for your belief in our safety book for all these years! Time to climb a mountain!

£30.00

Oct 4, 2019

Anonymous

£30.00

Oct 4, 2019

Anonymous

Good luck Chris...smash it!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid