Walk-Up Mount Snowdon for Charity.
Snowdon Summit at Sunset with Ash.
Walking up mount Snowdon was on my list of things to do last summer. I was planning on wild camping on Snowdon for the first time, but unfortunately, COVID-19 put pay to that. Now that the restrictions have been eased, I planned on visiting Wales this summer and hopefully combining two wild camps. A wild camp on Snowdon, then a wild camp on Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons the following night. Mount Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, and Pen y Fan is the highest peak in south Wales. A wild campers dream in the UK.
Change of Plan
That said, my plans have now changed, for the better in my view. I will now be walking up Mount Snowdon to raise money for a worthy charity that provides exceptional service to children with a parent going through a battle with cancer.
Although I will miss the wild camping aspect of my trip, this will be replaced with the knowledge of my efforts putting a smile on children’s faces at a very difficult time. I will still have the pleasure of walking up Snowdon, but at the same time be raising money for a very good cause.
Exceptional UK Charity
The charity I will be raising money for is The Osborne Trust. A UK registered charity that I became familiar with after the passing of my partners teaching colleague, who was also a friend. A dreadful event that brought home the devastating effect that cancer brings to peoples lives, both young and old. This awesome charity provides a free service to any UK child that needs emotional or practical support while living with a parent with cancer. The support they provide is priceless. It doesn’t matter how hard the slog is up to the summit of Snowdon, it will be minuscule compared to what these children are going through.
Can You Help?
It’s not very often that I ask for help, especially where finances are concerned, but this is a cause that is close to my heart. A situation where I feel like I can help to play a part in helping others in need. I’ll do the hard work if you can help financially and donate. Every little helps.
How your money makes a difference
£10- send Ozzy the Elephant Teddy for cuddles and comfort to younger children when Mum/Dad is having cancer treatment
£40- funds a respite activity such as a cinema trip for an adult and 3 children to have some time away from seeing Mum/Dad sick through treatment
£100– sponsors a family where children are affected by a parent’s cancer with access to 3 local respite activities.
The Event Details
Summit at Sunset with Ash
I am happy to be fundraising for Osborne Trust because the support they provide is exceptional. The walk up Snowdon at sunset will take place on Saturday 18th September. Weather permitting, I will video and photograph parts of the walk and display them on a new blog post after completing the walk.
Thanks for taking the time to read this post.
Donate Now following the Summit at Sunset with Ash page.
I am pleased to report that we raised over £1600 including a very generous donation from Amazon EMA1.
A heartfelt thank you to all who donated.