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Everest for Avela

Everest for Avela

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Next Adventure for a Cause – Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek 2018 

Hello Everybody,

Yes, I am doing it again - this time for a great cause! Please support my journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp (EBC) in late April 2018 and donate to Avela #TogethertoGive. ** WEBSITE IS IN SOUTH AFRICAN RAND! $1 = 12 Rand **

The EBC trek is one of the most challenging treks in the world.  The altitude is almost 18,000 feet (5400m). When I traveled to Nepal in 2001, I summited Kala Pattar, a mount near to EBC that looks on to Mt. Everest's peak, but did not actually trek the final distance to EBC proper. (In part bc I got altitude sickness and was puking my guts out LOL!) This time I will see EBC in fact!  

The trek to EBC will be sooooo physically challenging at my ripe old age of 47 (and seeing as I just started back at the gym in January after a, oh, 3 year break), but with your support I know I can achieve this monumental goal. Click "Donate Now" to make a secure online donation (PLEASE CHOOSE PAYPAL!), and help me in my mission to change not only my life, but the lives of thousands of children suffering from burn injuries in South Africa and around the world. 

Thanks so much for helping me reach my goal!

I already paid to get to Nepal, I am only asking for your support by donating any amount you can to this cause. 100% of your donation will go directly to The Avela Foundation.

Thanks,

Christine

follow our journey on instagram @avelaeverest2018  

Donations

  • Apr 25, 2018 - USD $ 100.00
  • "As you may recall, I did a walk to Base Camp, albeit a lifetime ago. Enjoy the trek! -- Doug" - Doug & Devora Haeuber

  • Apr 24, 2018 - R 200.00
  • "Good Luck Chris!" - Madhavi and Uma Patel

  • Apr 23, 2018 - USD $ 43.53
  • "Good luck!" - Anon

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 1 052.00
  • "We are so proud of you and love you soon very much!!! Be safe." - Anthony, Tess and Anthony L

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 80.10
  • "Have a great adventure! Bring back something fun!" - Laura & Eric Strong

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 40.05
  • "Wonderful dinner! Good luck in Timbuktu! " - Fraser Wright

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 200.26
  • "Hurry back, I have work for you!! " - Kejing & Jonathan Embleton

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 200.26
  • "Good luck on your adventure!! Come back safely! " - Jo & Henry Singer

  • Apr 22, 2018 - USD $ 200.26
  • "Thank you for last night! Food was delicious and the company was fantastic! Good luck on your adventure!" - Bill & Denise Hare

  • Apr 20, 2018 - R 1 000.00
  • "Go share your brilliance with Nepal! " - A believer

  • Apr 16, 2018 - USD $ 87.23
  • "Best of luck on your climb to new heights- both physical and fundraising! We support you! Fondly, August, Maureen, and Jude" - The Leming Family

  • Apr 09, 2018 - USD $ 700.65
  • "Thanks esp to Pauline (RIP), Tess & the Anthonys for making this a success!" - Yard Sale!!

  • Apr 09, 2018 - USD $ 20.02
  • "Best of luck!" - Johannes, Nina, Ludwig & Betty

  • Apr 08, 2018 - USD $ 150.00
  • "Good luck! My sister's kids will enjoy the Playmobile & Kanani!" - Debbie

  • Mar 20, 2018 - USD $ 14.98
  • "Go girl! #HollandStrong" - Deb Roberts

  • Mar 18, 2018 - USD $ 105.25
  • "Good Luck Auuuuuntieeeeeeeee!!!" - Nephew

  • Mar 18, 2018 - USD $ 26.36
  • "We love you, Mimi! Good luck! Love Jackson and Amelia " - Jackson and Baby Amelia

  • Mar 16, 2018 - USD $ 10.00
  • "Good luck!" - Eunjoo Suk

  • Mar 10, 2018 - USD $ 89.11
  • "Good luck on your trip looks like a great cause!" - Patti Borst

  • Mar 04, 2018 - USD $ 50.14
  • "So proud of you!!" - Paula Chiarello

  • Mar 03, 2018 - USD $ 10.61
  • "Best of luck! " - Karen Freundlich

  • Feb 27, 2018 - USD $ 173.22
  • "Good luck" - Noone family

  • Feb 26, 2018 - R 1 250.00
  • "Great adventure for a great cause. I expect nothing less!" - Dan White

  • Feb 25, 2018 - USD $ 50.02
  • "Quite an adventure!! For a great cause. See you this summer. " - Brownie & John Schoenbauer

  • Feb 25, 2018 - USD $ 105.04
  • "Good luck on your adventure!" - Mark Rufulo

  • Feb 19, 2018 - USD $ 42.93
  • "Good luck!! " - Rahat

  • Feb 18, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "Good luck on your adventure!!! Charles and Cheryl" - Cheryl and Charles Chiarello

  • Feb 12, 2018 - USD $ 104.26
  • "Good luck on your journey!!" - The Diamonds

  • Feb 12, 2018 - R 1 000.00
  • "you go girl!!!!" - Karen and Michael Levin

  • Feb 11, 2018 - USD $ 149.58
  • "I love you honey, please be careful! Love Mom" - Pam Rawlings

  • Feb 11, 2018 - USD $ 99.72
  • "Good luck, you're nuts. " - Vince Fiorello

  • Feb 11, 2018 - USD $ 52.60
  • "Good luck to all the hikers. What a wonderful cause." - Georganne Ballance

  • Feb 11, 2018 - USD $ 104.94
  • "You rock!!! Have a great journey!!" - The McNulty Family

  • Feb 09, 2018 - USD $ 51.90
  • "GO CHRISTINE! GO!!!!! Very proud of you!" - The Barth Family

  • Feb 05, 2018 - USD $ 104.80
  • "Good Luck!!!" - Craig, Lisa & Avery

  • Feb 04, 2018 - USD $ 52.32
  • "Go Chris! What a great adventure and great cause!" - Jennifer Van Doren

  • Feb 03, 2018 - USD $ 99.37
  • "This is where all of your girl scout training will come in handy! Best wishes!" - Eileen and Frank

  • Feb 01, 2018 - USD $ 31.98
  • "Great way to help out!" - Jennifer Furey

  • Feb 01, 2018 - USD $ 88.82
  • "Go Christine! Very impressed by the challenge you have set for yourself and in support of helping others- inspiring!" - Michelle Sangiuliano

  • Jan 31, 2018 - USD $ 52.75
  • "Good luck Chris on your challenging journey for a great worthy cause!" - Carol Monaco

  • Jan 30, 2018 - USD $ 175.94
  • "Christine, Enjoy and Be Safe!" - Mike and Mary Pat Holt

  • Jan 29, 2018 - USD $ 53.05
  • "Good luck Christine!!! " - Klein family

  • Jan 14, 2018 - R 1 028.20
  • "Thank you Christine for joining this life changing adventure and for supporting us on this great cause. Good Luck with EBC. Go team Avela !!!" - cami palomo

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R 62 310.53

Fundraising target

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The Avela Foundation is dedicated to providing healthcare and emotional healing to South African children that have survive burn injuries. Some of these children have disfiguring scars and we know that with the right support they will be able to achieve the impossible.