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Are you ready to take on the HIGHEST mountain in England??

Join us as we climb Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England to help raise funds for food and medical care in Gaza.

Registration fee: £40
Fundraising target: £350
Spaces: 60 participants
Transport available from London, Birmingham and Manchester

Location

Location Date Venue
Location 31 July 2021 Scafell Pike

About Scafell Pike

Towering at 3209 feet high, the summit of Scafell Pike in the heart of the Lake District is England’s tallest mountain, making it a magnet for climbers and sightseers alike.

The summit was given to the National Trust in 1919 by Lord Leconfield. He did this in memory of the men of the Lake District "who fell for God and King, for freedom, peace and right in the Great War".

A survey by the National Trust in 2014 said that 100,000 people climb the mountain a year.


Providing aid to Gaza (Palestine)

The recent escalation in Gaza is causing devastation on a scale not seen since 2014. So far, over 200 people have been killed, including at least 59 children, and over 1,300 people have been wounded. [BBC]

Decades of instability and conflict have already left families on the Gaza strip and the West Bank unable to enjoy the most basic of human rights such as access to food, water and medical treatment. 60% of Gazans suffer from food insecurity and half of its children are dependent on humanitarian assistance. There is also a critical shortage of medical supplies in Gaza.

Muslim Hands has been working in Palestine since 2007, providing medical care, food, education, shelter and livelihoods support to families across Gaza and the West Bank. We are currently providing food and emergency medical care to families in Gaza to help them cope with the devastating crisis which began in the last days of Ramadan.

Don’t leave the people of Gaza alone in their of need. Our partner is on the ground right now providing vital relief, but we need your help to reach more vulnerable families. Give now to alleviate the suffering of Allah’s best servants.

Q. Who can take part in the Scafell Pike Challenge?

A. The Scafell Pike Challenge is open to anyone who is fit and able to walk. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Q. What are the registration requirements?

A. You must complete the registration form and complete the registration fee payment of £40 to secure your space.
Once your space is secured, we ask you fundraise a minimum of £350. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.

Q. What should I wear?

A. Please dress in your warmest clothes, with optional layers that are easy to put on and take off. Temperatures can differ, but the higher you get the colder it will become. Please ensure your footwear is comfortable and ideally, weatherproof.

We advise the following: walking/hiking boots, trekking stick (especially for the descent), wind/waterproof jacket, thick socks, ruck sack, a pair of extra socks, hiking trousers (avoid jeans as they do not dry quickly, should it rain), spare jumper, gloves, a watch and a sunhat/sunglasses.

Q. What should I bring?

A. A bottle of water is recommended. Snacks, such as fruit, will be provided on the coaches. However, we strongly recommend you bring extra snacks to last throughout the day.
A meal will be provided upon completion. It is advisable that you ensure your mobile phone is fully charged, in case we need to contact you.

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Questions?

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We will aim to reply within 2 working days, but it can take a little longer during busy times.

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.