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Barry Karacostas

Arctic Dog Sledding

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

My story

[p]Every year I try to give something back and this year I have chosen a challenge which has a strong connection to my work with dogs, however in an environment totally alien to me. Learning to dogsled in subzero temperatures through forests and frozen lakes is no easy expedition for a Mediterranean snow novice like me!![/p][p][span=color: #000000;]In my professional life I feel very lucky to have found a career that has become my vocation, spending time understanding and nuturing the natural instincts of the urban dog, knowing that it helps them lead healthier, stress free and happier lives is a reward in itself.[/span][/p][p][span=color: #000000;]In my personal life I also feel extremely lucky to be blessed with a wonderful wife and two beautiful girls, even though some days the terrible two's pushed us both to breaking point![/span][/p][p][span=color: #000000;]I wouldn't change my life in any way.[/span][/p][p]So please dig deep and help me raise as much money for these two amazing charities that relentlessly help our less fortunate children and animals.[/p][p][span=color: #000000;]Many thanks, love and gratitude[/span][/p][p][span=color: #000000;]Barry[/span][/p][p][span=color: #000000;]X[/span][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Apr 2013


May 4, 2013


Well done Barry an incredible trip for 2 great charities. Thank you for sharing your experience with us here at Pollyanna. We look forward to stories/photos of the next challenge.....


Apr 23, 2013

Sarah and Christian

Well done Barry- brilliant x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 29, 2013


good luck Barry!!


Mar 28, 2013

Petit Papillion

Good Luck Barry!!! Love Princess Layla

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 27, 2013

Holly & Mike Blake

Good luck Barry! See you soon x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 27, 2013

Liliana, Dennis and Juliet

A great cause and a great man! Best of luck Barry!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 22, 2013


Best of luck Barry fron Lily G

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2013

Jon Goldsmith and Tildy and all the W-Gs

Good luck Barry ....

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Mar 16, 2013


I'm not sure how you get to go off and have fun with dogs and we pay you. Oh, wait, that's what you do every day! Oh the life you lead.

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Mar 14, 2013

Alex and Otis

Good Luck Barry

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid