Welsh 3000S Challenge

19 - 21 July 2019
Snowdonia, Wales

Welsh 3000S Challenge

Conquer the 15 highest peaks in Wales to help stamp out loneliness and isolation in later life

If you are looking for your next adventurous challenge in the mountains then this is it. Long known as a classic challenge amongst serious mountain walkers Charity Challenge have worked hard to create an itinerary to test the most experienced challenge participant.

 

This exhilarating, extremely challenging and hugely rewarding challenge will have you trekking over the highest mountains in Wales over a sustained two-day period.

 

The Welsh 3000 Challenge sees participants climb all 15 peaks over 3000ft (910m) in Wales (including the highest Snowdon). As you link all of these peaks together you can expect to cover just over 45 kilometres (30 miles).

 

 

What's included

 

Join the Best Trekking Team For Ages and support us on our mission to end loneliness and isolation for older people living across the UK.

 

To learn more about how your fundraising will help to change lives and connect our older generation in communities that care, please visit our Your Impact page

 

 

Location

Venue

Snowdonia, Wales

Event Essentials

General Information Event starts from: Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 21, 2019 Contact number: 01332 221641 Course detail:
Climb all 15 peaks over 3000ft (910m) in Wales (including the highest Snowdon)

Your Entry

Self-funder option:

Pay a registration fee of £75 when you book, then a balance of £400 (five weeks before your challenge).

 

Raise as much as you can for MHA.

 

Minimum sponsorship option:

Registration fee of £75 when you book.

 

Raise a minimum of £825 for MHA.

Event Registration

Register today by visiting the Charity Challenge website and selecting MHA as your chosen charity.

 

For more information about this challenge email events@mha.org.uk or call 01332 221641.

This event is organised by Charity Challenge - to view full details of this challenge or apply online please visit the Charity Challenge website


For more information about this event, please contact the MHA Fundraising Team by emailing events@mha.org.uk or calling 01332 221641.

how your money helps

By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.

 

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£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.

2

£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person.

3

£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.

Gift Aid

If you're a UK tax payer you can Gift Aid your donations, making them worth 25% more to us, at no extra cost to you.

 

We can claim back the tax you have paid on your donation (25p for every £1 you donate) through Gift Aid.

 

This additional income really does make a big difference, so please don't forget to Gift Aid donations if you are a UK tax payer.

 

If you are a higher-rate tax payer you can also claim additional tax relief. For higher rate tax payers (paying tax at 40%) this works out as 25p for every £1 you donate and for the highest rate tax payers (paying tax at 50%) this works out as 37.5p for every £1 you donate.

Fundraising online

Creating a fundraising page online can massively boost your sponsorship. Start by uploading a photo, sharing your reasons for fundraising and setting yourself a target.

 

A large opening donation can have an impact on the average amount the rest of your supporters donate - so ask a generous friend or family member to get things going!

 

Matched funding

Some companies have a match-funding scheme which could double the amount you raise. Speak to your employer to see if you could take advantage of this.

spread the word

Boost your fundraising, tell everyone about your challenge and spread the word about our vital work by publicising your efforts. Here are just a few tips...

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Share updates and images on Twitter and Facebook @BestForAges. Tag your posts with #BestForAges

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Share your story with a local newspaper to reach a wider audience. Need help? Get in touch with our Press Team. Email press@mha.org.uk

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Inspire colleagues and get closer to your fundraising target by organising a fundraising event at work.

Spread the word and maximise your fundraising!

We've got lots of resources to help you hit your fundraising targets. To find out more, get in touch with the Fundraising Team by emailing events@mha.org.uk or calling 01332 221641.

 

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