Charlie’s Hope - Everest Base Camp Trek 2020

In April 2020, I will be part of a group flying from Kathmandhu to Lukla to begin our ascent towards Everest base camp.

This is a personal challenge that I’ve thought about for a number of years, so now that I’ve committed, I’ve decided to give something back whilst being lucky enough to partake in such an experience.  

I’ve been following the story of a young boy called Charlie within my local community who’s father I have known for a number of years. 

At the age of 8, Charlie was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) - a genetic disorder characterised by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness- there is currently no cure.  I have copied a link below - please take 5 minutes of your time to read through and gain a level of understanding. 

Charlie’s parents are in the process of planning for his future which means a power wheelchair and in turn, a wheelchair accessible vehicle. 

With your help, I have decided that any donations I receive  will go in their entirety to Charlie’s family to help fund the vehicle.  

I have set my target at $5634 - a $1 for every metre above sea level when I hopefully reach my destination.  Any amount received, big or small will be massively appreciated by all. 

Please share away and help raise not only funds, but awareness for DMD. 

https://www.mda.org/disease/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy


https://www.facebook.com/fightingforcharlie/

Thanks in advance,

Josh



 



 

Donations

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  • Stephen Moore 
    • $30 
    • 6 mos
  • Jordan Hogan 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Baileigh Gaske 
    • $150 
    • 6 mos
  • Ingrid Ganfield 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Mon Palmer 
    • $300 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Josh Howie 
Organizer
Upper Swan, WA
Barry Mone 
Beneficiary
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