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Hike for those who can´t

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Hike for those who can´t

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Deadline: 2018-06-29

The story behind

Dear colleagues, friends & followers,

we are Verena and Nadine, two girls from Austria who are passionate about nature and always seek for new adventures!

Last year, we took on the Wicklow Way, a long distance hike from Dublin to Clonegal in Co. Carlow through the beautiful Co. Wicklow crossing the Wicklow Mountains. It took us 5 days to make it to our destination hiking 131 kilometres in total, very exhausting days with a serious test of our physical endurance (definitely should have hit the gym more often) but one of the most rewarding adventures we have done.

This year, we will swap the Irish mountains and weather to a warmer place and will climb the Mount Etna as well as self-guided hikes through national parks in Sicily, Italy, hiking between 150 and 200 kilometres in 7 days. (I know- even more.. definitely will hit the gym beforehand this time...).

For us, hiking is freedom and despite of the uphill struggle, nothing beats the view from the top. A physical challenge, not everyone of us is able to do, which is why this year, WE WILL HIKE FOR THOSE WHO CAN´T:

“Wings for life” is a nonprofit spinal cord research foundation based in Austria with the mission to find a cure for spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries generally result in at least some incurable impairment even with the best possible treatment, leaving patients unable to walk in most of the cases.

Spinal cord injury can happen to anyone and is devastating news to patients as paralysis is not considered a widespread condition and therefore investing millions in research to help a relatively small number of people was generally considered an unprofitable endeavour, which needs to change.

We would, therefore, like to take this opportunity to collect money for every kilometre that we walk for those who are not able to. All the money will be donated to “Wings for life” to hopefully find a cure to help people affected walk again.

Our aim is to at least collect 10 EUR per kilometre hiked on the tour and I would already like to thank you in advance for your support to reach the top!

Verena & Nadine

22 donation(s) for “Hike for those who can´t”

Nadine Jax, 2018-05-02 50 EUR
Agnes Jeschko, 2018-05-03 5 EUR Meine Spende für die Fundraising Campagne von Nad… more Meine Spende für die Fundraising Campagne von Nadine Jax.
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-03 100 USD
Erhat Yasar, 2018-05-03 50 EUR
Cynthia Schwegler, 2018-05-03 15 EUR
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-03 20 EUR
Ronan O'Byrne, 2018-05-03 20 EUR Best of Luck Nadine! Great cause Best of Luck Nadine! Great cause
Beate Kaiser, 2018-05-03 60 EUR
Clare Kelly, 2018-05-03 100 EUR WOW ladies! Amazing!! Lots of photos on this trip … more WOW ladies! Amazing!! Lots of photos on this trip please :)
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-03 50 EUR :) :)
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-04 35 EUR yeah! you rock :) yeah! you rock :)
Siegfried Scheucher, 2018-05-04 100 EUR Good luck for Verena and Nadine Good luck for Verena and Nadine
Stephen Jones, 2018-05-05 20 EUR
Michaela Grill, 2018-05-09 15 GBP What a wonderful project and great cause! Thank yo… more What a wonderful project and great cause! Thank you and best of luck Nadine&Verena :)
Jasmin Brandstätter, 2018-05-16 25 EUR Great cause and thank you for doing this! Great cause and thank you for doing this!
Patrick Wanner, 2018-05-28 50 EUR Go Jaxi!!! Go Jaxi!!!
Christine Hertkorn, 2018-05-28 30 EUR
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-29 50 EUR :-) :-)
Mette Gilla, 2018-05-29 20 EUR Best of luck and well done raising the money :) En… more Best of luck and well done raising the money :) Enjoy the trip and adventure ! Mette
Anonymous Donor, 2018-05-29 160 EUR Salesforce bake sale: A huge thank you to all my l… more Salesforce bake sale: A huge thank you to all my lovely colleagues and supporters of today´s bake sale!
Anna Lisa Kurzbauer, 2018-05-29 50 EUR Great, great cause - enjoy the hike, girls! Great, great cause - enjoy the hike, girls!
Bernhard Zingerle, 2018-06-04 10 EUR
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