Everest 2020/Expedition Cost

Leo Namen started climbing mountains many years ago and has since summited many peaks, often raising money for important causes with his climbs. In March, 2018, Leo summited Pico de Orizaba, the highest peak in Mexico, and used the climb as a fundraiser for orphans in the city of Orizaba. During the climb, he experienced some chest pain—a foreshadowing of what was to come. In April 12 2018 Leo was rushed to the hospital because of a heart attack. He survived and began his physical recovery, but soon discovered that heart attacks also take an emotional and mental toll. Determined to overcome the setback of his heart attack, on his 50th birthday Leo will attempt to summit the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, as a fundraiser for Heart & Stroke; taking his heart to the highest!  

In April 2020 Leo will head to Nepal for the greatest challenge of his life!  On his 50th birthday, Leo is going to attempt to summit Mt Everest while raising money for the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  If successful he will be the first Canadian Heart Attack survivor to complete this feat! 

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been one of Canada’s most trusted brands known for its commitment to promote health, save lives and enhance recovery. We invest in life-saving research while empowering and supporting Canadians to take control of their health. We are sustained by the commitment and generosity of more than 125,000 volunteers and more than 1.4 million donors across the country.

Leo Namen is about to embark on a once in a life time opportunity. And with your help we’re looking to bring the Heart to the Highest in 2020!

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Daniel pawlick 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $80 
    • 1 mo
  • Dan MacPherson 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo

Organizer

Leonardo Namen 
Organizer
Edmonton, AB
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