Hospice trekkers on track to raising £10,000

Back left David Jack, right Anthony Fullwood, Bottom Left, Jennifer Woodyard, right Elaine Basgallop.
Back left David Jack, right Anthony Fullwood, Bottom Left, Jennifer Woodyard, right Elaine Basgallop.

Katharine House Hospice trekkers returned from a challenge of a lifetime recently after Trekking The Sahara and scaling the huge dune ‘Eric’ in the hospice’s landmark year of caring for it’s 10,000th patient.

4 trekkers set off on their challenge in support of Katharine House who included Jennifer Woodyard, Elaine Basgallop, Anthony Fullwood, and David Jack.

So far these incredible supporters have raised over £8,000 and they are expected to reach the £10,000 mark which will all go towards providing free care services to patients and their families at Katharine House.

Hospice Lymphoedema Practitioner Elaine Basgallop said

“It was a unique experience with a unique set of people which I will never recreate. It was absolutely fantastic.“

Hospice retail volunteer Anthony Fullwood said

“It was a real eye-opening experience and I would do it again tomorrow, there’s nothing else like it”.

Jennifer Woodyard, who is a trustee at Katharine House Hospice said

“It was hard, but worth it!”.

For those interested in taking on this amazing challenge for Katharine House Hospice, there is another Sahara Trek taking place in March 2016.

For further information contact Lisa Carson, Events fundraiser on fundraising@khhospice.org.uk or call 01785 270808.