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Art Refuge UK Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

2 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][span=color: #800080;]UPDATE: 25th June...THANK YOU!!  We've reached our target (with gift aid).  Can you help us reach our target PLUS gift aid?  Just click 'DONATE NOW'![/span][/p][p][span=color: #800080;]We'll be providing an update on where your sponsorship will go shortly, keep an eye out in your inbox/on Facebook and on our website for further details.  Thank you![/span][/p][p][span=color: #339966;]UPDATE: Sunday 9th June....WE DID IT!!!!  The sun was shining, the sky was blue and 16 of us set off just after 7am to start the challenge by ascending Pen-y-Ghent.  Please continue to show your support and help us reach our target...[/span][/p][p][span=color: #339966;]Thank you![/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][lt]span style="color: #800000;"[gt]The ARUK team have decided to take on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Charity - climbing the three highest peaks in Yorkshire, Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough (climbing about 1,600 metres (5,300 feet) and walking nearly 40km (23 miles) in the process. [/span][lt]/span[gt][span=color: #800000; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;]If that’s not challenging enough, the aim is to achieve this within 12 hours![/span][/p][lt]h2[gt][span=color: #800000;]Our target is to raise [lt]span style="text-decoration: underline;"[gt]£6,000[/span] for Art Refuge UK.[lt]/span[gt][lt]/h2[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]* Jampaling, the poorest Tibetan settlement in Nepal, once had a thriving carpet-weaving community[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]* The fall in employment has led to men seeking income elsewhere in the country and family fragmentation[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]* It has contributed to isolation amongst older people, hopelessness amongst the young and cultural dislocation[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Art Refuge UK is tackling this head on:  [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]ONE: Pen-y-ghent - for Psychosocial Support  [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]TWO: Whernside - for Weaving Industry Regeneration  [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]THREE: Inglebourough - for Intergenerational Cohesion   [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]With your help, and as part of a wider fundraising strategy for this new venture,  we can use the arts to empower local people in Jampaling settlement to create a better future.  £6000 will launch the project.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Art Refuge UK. A place for spirits to soar.[lt]/div[gt][p]The challenge of Art Refuge UK’s Yorkshire 3 Peaks trek on June 8th 2013 pales next to the journey that Tibetan refugees have faced in traversing the Himalayas to seek a better quality of life and cultural freedom in Nepal, India and across the world.  Sadly, the situation of those who have fled is typically far from satisfactory, not least for those many refugees who remain in Nepal. With our core body of work remaining firmly in the Tibetan Reception Centres we will be reaching into a rural settlement:[/p][lt]h2[gt][span=color: #800000;]3 Peaks 3 Problems 3 Practical Solutions[/span][lt]/h2[gt][p]* Jampaling, the poorest Tibetan settlement in Nepal, once had a thriving carpet-weaving community[/p][p]* The fall in employment has led to men seeking income elsewhere in the country and family fragmentation[/p][p]* It has contributed to isolation amongst older people, hopelessness amongst the young and cultural dislocation[/p][p][b]Art Refuge UK is tackling this head on:  [/b][/p][p]ONE: [b]Pen-y-ghent[/b] - for Psychosocial Support  [/p][p]TWO: [b]Whernside[/b] - for Weaving Industry Regeneration  [/p][p]THREE: [b]Inglebourough[/b] - for Intergenerational Cohesion[/p][p]With your help, and as part of a wider fundraising strategy for this new venture,  we can use the arts to empower local people in Jampaling settlement to create a better future.  £6000 will launch the project.[/p][p]Art Refuge UK. A place for spirits to soar.[/p][p][span=color: #ff0000;][b]For more information on our fundraising campaign, please visit our website [url=http://www.artrefuge.org.uk/]www.artrefuge.org.uk[/url][/b][/span][/p][p][span=font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;]The ARUK Team:[/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Frances Fox - Chair[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Bobby Lloyd - Vice Chair[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Daniel Levinge - Trustee[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Sarah Robinson - Project Coordinator[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Sarah Kier - Volunteer Coordinator[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Chloe Gayer-Anderson - Volunteer[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Emily Bradfield - Fundraising & Events Coordinator[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][b][i]and our Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge team members:[/i][/b][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Jon Saunders (Art Refuge UK Volunteer)[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-style: italic; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;]Roy Bradfield[/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Pandora Levinge[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Henry Olney[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Christopher Crabtree[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Tim Seedhouse[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Sylwia Klein[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Eva Almon[/i][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 11px; line-height: 13px;][i]Chris Seedhouse[/i][/span][/p][p][/p]

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11-Aug-2013

Pat Saunders

In support of Jon Saunders (from Trevor Haycock)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

31-Jul-2013

Anonymous

From Jan Schofield

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

17-Jul-2013

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

11-Jul-2013

Sarah Q

Sorry this is so late Sarah K! Well done!! Hope to see you soon xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

01-Jul-2013

kim horspole

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

01-Jul-2013

Sioned Harper

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

26-Jun-2013

Sally Roach

Well done

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

25-Jun-2013

Anonymous

From Fay Turner

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

25-Jun-2013

Anonymous

From Solange Gayer-Anderson

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

25-Jun-2013

Sylwia

Well done all!!! :)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Emily Bradfield

Emily Bradfield

Frances Fox

Frances Fox