2017 Seven Continent Charity Challenge #3

IMG_0893 (640x480)The third Seven Continent Charity Challenge was officially started in Guatemala on Tuesday 21st March 2017 to raise funds for sustainable income generating plans and project costs, climbing Volcano Tajumulco, the highest point in Central America.

Palmer House children at Broomfield House School in Kew, London, held a read-a-thon from 27th March to 5th May.

008Gabe Ytkin held his third Phoenix Golf Day on 22nd April at the Whitetail Golf Club, Bath, PA – please contact us below if you would like to get involved.

18058138_10158414381250408_6273060172587494032_nLyndsey and her crew undertook the “Wicklow Way” in Ireland on 29th April, walking mountains and trails for 7-8 hours from Dublin to Wicklow. All donations are gratefully received here!

ab06a671-508b-4ac1-9ce8-35a84e6855ab_1492283729579Antonia and Peter were married on 6th May and they asked for donations rather than wedding presents.

image1 (640x480)Elson and his team once again donned their climbing boots and scaled Mount Chocorua (1,064m) in New Hampshire, United States on 24th June.

20429620_10155657361394429_5156782002721338602_nThe first Thames Bridges Challenge took place in London on Tuesday 25th July, starting at Tower Bridge and finishing with Putney Bridge. The second Thames Bridges Challenge will take place in September when we will do it all again – all welcome to join in and please donate here!

EllaElla and her team once again donned the boots on 12th August, hiking the two central sections of the Hadrian’s Wall Trail, which follows the path of Hadrian’s Wall from Houseteads to Gisland for 20 miles. To sponsor them, please click here.

There are more events planned throughout the year in different countries including England, Ireland, Australia, Canada and the United States so if you want to get involved, please do contact us.

For every £100 ($150) you raise you could start a Plan Pollo, Plan Huerto (vegetables) o Plan Negocio (small business).

For every £300 ($500) you could start a Plan Tilapia (fish).

For every £600 ($1,000) you could fund a cow in Plan Moo.

For every £1,300 ($2,000) raised you could fund a loom in Plan Corte or a grinding machine in Plan Nixtamal.

Set up your fundraising page by clicking here and then click on “Create my challenge”. You need to create an account and link the charity to Fly The Phoenix. All Gift Aid and 100% of donations come to us – there are no fees with BT!

The second Seven Continent Charity Challenge got underway on Saturday 30th April 2016 with events taking place in Hong Kong, England, Ireland, United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Ecuador and Perú. Have a look at the slideshow below to see how it all panned out throughout the day.

On Saturday 6th June 2015 fundraising events took place in countries around the world as part of the inaugural Phoenix Seven Continent Charity Challenge with each continent represented. Over $15,000 was raised which went towards local teachers’ salaries, daily food and fruit, materials and sustainable plans. To donate to each country, please click here.