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The Victoria Foundation Brazil Trekking and Cycling Challenge - 18th - 25th October 2017

    

 

Graham Ball, Founder and CEO of The Victoria Foundation, and eleven supporters of the charity took part in this once in a lifetime five day trekking or cycling challenge in Brazil. The team have  rasied over  £30,000.   A huge thank you to all those who have sponsored the team members. 

The funds raised will help to provide mobility aids for disabled children, toolkit grants for students studying medicine from disadvantaged backgrounds, and support a number of charities close to the hearts of team members  including:  Alzheimer’s Society, Bowel Cancer UK, British Red Cross, Tiffany Circle, Mobility Aids Service, Evelina Hospital Guy’s and St Thomas’ and the Stroke Association.

The trekkers walked for up to six hours a day in stunning scenery and at night sleept in hostels.  The cyclists had the Atlantic Green Rain Forest on one side, the Atlantic Ocean on the other as they completed5 day cycling challenge.  The challenge finished at the famous carnival city of Rio de Janeiro where the trekkers and cyclists met up for a big celebration!

Graham Ball , Founder and CEO of the charity said, “This is one of the toughest challenges yet but our supporters  have trained hard to ensure they can complete it! I cannot thank them enough for taking part and for the funds they have raised which will help to transform so many lives. I also wanted to take this opportunity thank all those who have so generously sponsored us.”

 Sponsor Graham and the team

 

Please get in touch if you would like details of our future challenges or if you would like to arrange your own challenge – the choice is yours!

There are so many once in a lifetime challenges  to take part in:  Trekking on the Great Wall of China,  Arctic Survival,  Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro  ..... the choice is yours! If you would like to take part in a challenge in aid of The Victoria Foundation please get in touch.   

T: 020 8332 1788 or Email          

 

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