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    Climb Kilimanjaro

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      Make your climb count...

      .. do it for your charity

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Standing at 5,895 metres high - Kilimanjaro remains one of the world's great adventures. It's a real challenge - and one that many choose to link with fundraising for a special cause that's close to their heart, and make their Kilimanjaro climb count - often by helping others who face even greater challenges in life. Because summiting Kilimanjaro is tough, and requires training and commitment to succeed - the fundraising potential from taking on a Kilimanjaro climb is huge - and many of our adventurers raise thousands of pounds for their chosen charity.

Action Challenge deals with 400+ charities - and over the past 19 years our UK & overseas events have helped raise more than £70 million for good causes, and we understand all aspects of fundraising - and how to make it all work for charities and participants. All of our Kilimanjaro Group Climbs - covering a wide range of route options & departure dates - have 'Charity Fundraising' as one of the ways that you can sign-up and join a bunch of like-minded people on an unforgettable adventure. 

WHO CAN I FUNDRAISE FOR?

We deal with hundreds of UK charities. So - more or less any UK Charity of your choice is available - and we would get in touch with them if they are new to our list. The fundraising process is generally linked to online donation pages such as JustGiving.

 

Overseas charities are also often OK - as long as the charity involved is happy with the details of the arrangements with us and you - and alternative donation mechanisms may be required as JustGiving etc generally cover UK charities .

HOW DOES IT WORK?

There are 3 ways that you can join one of our Kilimanjaro Group Challenges - each one can be linked to fundraising for a charity of your choice. You select which one suits you - and confirm that on your registration form - along with details of the charity.

 

SELF-FUNDING - You pay the full cost of the Kilimanjaro trip - with an initial deposit at the time of registration - and the balance 10 weeks prior to departure. You can then fundraise for any charity if you wish - without any involvement from us, as there are no formal arrangements. Let the charity know - and fundraise whatever you can (no official 'target'). With this option - none of the sponsorship money can be used to pay for the trip costs.

 

MINIMUM SPONSORSHIP FOR CHARITY - the main agreed option in place with our charity partners. You pay an initial deposit when you sign-up. This model then covers the balance of the Kilimanjaro trip cost (which is the same as the 'Self-Funding' outlined above) by you fundraising at least an agreed 'minimum sponsorship' amount for the charity you choose - and then out of that fundraising the charity pays the balance of your Kilimanjaro trip cost to us - and the charity keeps the remainder for their fantastic work. The 'maths' of this option mean that your minimum fundraising target will always be approx double the balance of the Kilimanjaro trip cost - and equally therefore the charity will always receive a sum at least equivalent to that balance of the Kilimanjaro trip cost for their work. All charities are happy with this - and agree to the arrangement in advance. 80% of the minimum target is due 12 weeks prior to departure - and the remaining 20% before your departure.

 

MIXED FUNDING FOR CHARITY - this option is a MIX of the above 2. Again - you pay an initial deposit when you register. You then also pay 50% of the balance of the Kilimanjaro trip cost to us by 10 weeks prior to departure. You also agree to fundraise an amount for the charity of your choice (a lower figure than the with the 'Minimum Sponsorship' option above) - and out of that fundraising the charity pays for the remaining 50% of the balance of your Kilimanjaro trip cost to us. So ideal if you want to pay some yourself - and still fundraise a good amount for charity. All charities are happy with this arrangement - and it's agreed in advance.

 

SEE PAYMENT OPTIONS TAB FOR DETAILS

FUNDRAISING SUPPORT

High fundraising targets may appear daunting. - and indeed is very much part of the overall 'challenge'. The key for success is to start early - and set out a detailed plan of your fundraising ideas - and identify channels that are likely to work. The charity that you choose will be very keen to help you - as they want to see you succeed - and will support you with fundraising packs - including lists of their own tips & ideas - and often with access to their advisors to bounce things off. Kilimanjaro is a tough challenge - make sure your friends, family and colleagues know that - and that you are doing it for a great cause, and one you believe in - then you' l find that the target soon shrinks to become more than achievable - and that fundraising becomes very rewarding in itself!

MORE ABOUT FUNDRAISING >

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CLIMB KILIMANJARO FOR CANCER

We have a special 'Climb Kilimanjaro for Cancer' Group departure each year  on the Lemosho Route - reserved for those who are fundraising for one of the many Cancer orientated charities - and want to take on a challenge with a bunch of like minded supporters.

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BESPOKE KILIMANJARO CHARITY CLIMBS

If you are looking to arrange a Bespoke - Private Kilimanjaro Trip - the climb can be linked to fundraising for a charity chosen by the group. We will be more than happy to sort the details out with your charity - or if they are new to us, to make all the arrangements so as it works for all parties involved. We've done this for many groups so please get in touch with us if this might fit with your plans. 

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Find Your Charity

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Animal Welfare & Environment

Bath Cats and Dogs Home
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Blue Cross
Cats Protection
Compassion in World Farming
Dogs For Good
Dogs Trust
International Animal Rescue 

Rare and Endangered Species Trust
RSPCA
Senior Staffy Club
Shark Trust
Support Dogs
The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation    
The Humanimal Trust
TheHorseCourse
Veterans for Wildlife
World Land Trust
WWF

 

 

Cancer Related

Abbie's Army    
Action Bladder Cancer UK
Bloodwise
Bone Cancer Research Trust
Bowel Cancer UK
Brain Tumour Research
Breast Cancer Now
Cancer Research UK
Candlelighters    
Children With Cancer
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
CoppaFeel
Cure Leukaemia
DT38 Foundation

Genesis Research Trust
Helen Rollason Cancer Charity
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
Kidney Cancer UK
Kidney Cancer Suport Network
LATCH Welsh Childrens Cancer Charity
LEAF
Leukaemia UK
Look Good Feel Better
Lymphoma Action
Macmillan Cancer Support
Maggie's Cancer Care

Marie Curie
Mesothelioma UK CIO
Mummy's Star
Myeloma UK
OcuMel UK
Odyssey Project Ltd
Oracle Cancer Trust

Orchid Cancer appeal
Ovacome
Ovarian Cancer Action
Pancreatic Cancer Action
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Penny Brohn UK    
PLANETS Cancer Charity
Prostate Cancer Research Centre
Prostate Cancer UK
Rosemere Cancer Foundation
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Sarcoma UK
secondary 1st
Shine Cancer Support
Skeletal Cancer Trust
Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE)

Target Ovarian Cancer
Team Verrico
Teenage Cancer Trust
Teens Unite Fighting Cancer
The Brain Tumour Charity
The Christie
The Errol McKellar Foundation
The Eve Appeal (Gynaecology Cancer Research Fund)
The Institute of Cancer Research
The Joshua Wilson BRian Tumour Charity
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
The Urology Foundation
Topic of Cancer    
Tuberous Sclerosis Association (TSA)    
Wessex Cancer Trust    
Willow Foundation

Children

A-T Society
ActionAid UK
Action for Children
ADAPT Prembabies Limited

Albion in the Community    
Anthony Nolan
Arms Around the Child
Babies in Buscot Support
Barnardos
Become
Bliss
Bright Horizons Foundation for Children
Cardiac Risk in the Young
Caudwell Children
Charley Paige Trust

Child Bereavement UK
Childhood First
Children's Liver Disease Foundation
CHUMS Charity
City YMCA, London
Clic Sargent
Cochlear Implanted Children's Support Group
Diverse Abilities
Dreamflight    
Dreams and Wishes    
Edward's Trust    
Empire Fighting Chance
EPIC
First Days Children's Charity

Forward Facing
Friends of Grovelands School
Friends of the East Riding Youth Orchestras    
Girlguiding North West England    
GOSH
Hope and Homes for Children
Hope and Homes for Children    
Ingeenium
Jamie's Farm    

John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation
Just Helping Children
Kangaroos
KIDS
Little Heroes Comics
Make A Wish
Mermaids
Momentum Children's Charity
Mosaic-Supporting Bereaved Children
National Deaf Children's Society    
Nepal Youth Foundation UK
Newlife The Charity For Disabled Children
Place2Be
Sam’s Rainbow Foundation

Santa Maria Foundation   
Sophie Rolf Trust    
Sparks    
Square Peg Activities Limited
Ripples Of Compassion
Taylor Made Dreams   

The Amber Foundation    
The Bethany Children's Trust
The Brompton Fountain 

The Childhood Trust
The Children's Hospital Charity 

The Children's Trust
The Ellie Thornton Foundation   
The Grand Appeal
The Mudlarks Community

The Sarah Groves Foundation   
The Wave Project
Together for Short Lives

UNICEF UK

Education & Outdoors

Access Sport CIO
Age Exchange

Asha for Education
Bright Ideas for Tennis

EDT
Education Support
Epic
Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education
Friends Of Shenstone
INTO Giving
LinkAble

Mines Advisory Group
MZ And KZ Shah Foundation
National Literacy Trust

Student Minds
Restore Hope

The Change Foundation
The Climate Change Organisation, trading as The Climate Group

The Great Generation
The Prince's Trust
The Talent Tap
UKSA
Youth Adventure Trust

Hospices

Acorns Children's Hospice
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity
Chestnut Tree House
Compton Care
Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity  
Countess of Brecknock Hospice Trust

Demelza Hospice Care
Douglas Macmillan Hospice  
East Anglia's Children's Hospices
ellenor    
Farleigh Hospice
Forest Holme Hospice Charity
Garden House Hospice Care
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice
Haven House Children's Hospice
Havens Hospice
Helen & Douglas House
Hospice in the Weald
Hospice UK
Hospice of the Good Shepherd
Hospiscare
Isabel Hospice
John Eastwood Hospice Trust

John Taylor Hospice    
Julia's House
Julian House
Keech Hospice Care
Kirkwood Hospice

Martlets Hospice    
Naomi House Children's Hospice
Pembridge Hospice Charity
Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care    
Pilgrims Hospice
Prospect Hospice Ltd
Rainbows Hospice For Chidren and Young People
Rennie Grove Hospice Care
Richard House Children's Hospice
Rowans Hospice
Salisbury Hospice Charity
Severn Hospice
Skanda Vale Hospice 
Sobell House Hospice Charity
St Andrew's Hospice (Lanarkshire)   

St Barnabas Hospice    
St Barnabas House
St Catherine's    
St Catherine's Hospice
St Christopher's Hospice
St Helena Hospice    
St John's Hospice
St Lukes Hospice (Basildon & Thurrock)
St Margarets Hospice Care
St Nicholas Hospice Care
St Peter & St James Hospice
St Peter's Hospice
St Raphael's Hospice
St Wilfrid's Hospice    
St Michael's Hospice (North Hampshire)    
Thames Hospice
The Friends of the Wisdom Hospice
The Myton Hospices
The Prince of Wales Hospice
Wakefield Hospice
Weldmar Hospicecare
Willen Hospice
Woking & Sam Beare Hospice and Wellbeing Care
Zoe's Place Baby Hospice


Hospital Charities

Above & Beyond
Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Charity

East & North Hertfordshire Hospitals' Charity
Friends of PICU
Get Well Gamers
Kings College Hospital Charity
Oxford Health Charity
Poole Hospital Charity
RNOH Charity-The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
Southampton Hospital Charity
Spread a Smile
St George's Hospital Charity

The Forever Friends Appeal
The Mater Foundation  

Medical & Health

Action Duchenne
Action for A-T
Action for M.E.
Action Medical Research
Action Pulmonary Fibrosis
Age UK Cornwall & Sicilly Isles
Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex
Allergy UK
Alzheimer's Research UK
Alzheimer's Society
Alzheimer Scotland
Ambitious about Autism

AngelmanUK    
Asthma UK
Ataxia UK
Autism Forward
Beat SCAD
Behçet's UK
Berkshire Vision
BeyondAutism
Blue Skies Hospitals Fund 

brainstrust
British Acoustic Neuroma Association
British Heart Foundation
British Liver Trust
British Skin Foundation
Burning Nights CRPS Support

Cardiomyopathy UK
Caring Matters Now
Centre for ADHD & Autism Support
Cianna's Smile
CICRA better lives for children with crohns and colitis
CLEFT
Cleft Lip and Palate Association
Confederation of Meningitis Organisations
Crohn's & Colitis UK
Deafblind UK 

DEBRA
Dementia UK
Dentaid
Devon Freewheelers    
Different Strokes
DKMS UK
Dorset Blind Association    
Down's Syndrome Association
Eddie Byers Trust
Edinburgh Headway Group
Encephalitis Society
Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Research UK
Epilepsy Society
Fibromyalgia Action UK
Fight for Sight
Focus Birmingham

Genetic Alliance UK
Group B Strep Support
Guillain-Barré & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies (GAIN)
Guts UK
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
Huntington's Disease Association
Ichthyosis Support Group
Imperial Health Charity
Independent Age
JDRF
Kate's Adventure Fund 

Kent Association for the Blind
Kent MS Therapy Centre

Kidney Care UK
Kidney Research UK
Kit Tarka Foundation
Kleine Levin Syndrome 
Lepra 
Lilian Faithfull Care 
London's Air Ambulance Charity
LUPUS UK
Magpas Air Ambulance
ManKind Initiative    
Medical Research Foundation
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity
Moorfields Eye Charity
Motor Neurone Disease Association
MS Society
MS Trust
Multiple System Atrophy Trust    
Myotubular Trust
NASS - National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (Nacoa)    

National Kidney Federation
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
National Tremor Foundation
Nephrotic Syndrome Trust (NeST)
NMO SPECTRUM-UK

Nystagmus Network
Operation Smile UK
PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
Parkinsons
PKD Charity
PMSF
Positive East

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK
Pregnancy Sickness Support    
PSP Association
Reigate and Banstead Womens Aid

Retina UK
Reverse Rett
RNIB    
Rock 2 Recovery
Royal Osteoporosis Society
Salus Fatigue Foundation
Sands
SarcoidosisUK
Scannappeal
Scleroderma and Raynaud's UK
Scoliosis Campaign Fund
SeeKenya
Sense
Shift.ms
Sightsavers
SignHealth    
Smile4Wessex
Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE)

Spinal Research
SSNAP
St Mark's Hospital Foundation

Stroke Association
SUDEP Action    
Survivors of Bereavement by suicide
Terrence Higgins Trust    
The Brain & Spine Foundation
The Cure Parkinson's Trust
The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

The Felix Project
The Kaleidoscope Plus Group
The Lily Foundation
The Lullaby Trust
The Maypole Project
The ME Association
The Migraine Trust
The National Brain Appeal
The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital
The Sickle Cell Society
The Sussex Beacon
Thrive
Throat Cancer Foundation
Thrombosis UK

Thyroid UK
Tiny Tickers

UK Infantile Spasms Trust
UK Sepsis Trust
Vascultis UK
Versus Arthritis
Vision Foundation 

Walk the Walk

Mental Health

Beat
Beyond Shame Beyond Stigma
Buckinghamshire Mind
CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably
CPSL Mind
Combat Stress
Devon Partnership NHS Trust Special Charity    
Dorset Mind
Guernsey Mind
Inner South West London Samaritans    
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Research UK
Mental Health UK

MIND (Isle of Wight Challenge , London 2 Brighton Challenge, Jurassic Coast Challenge, Cotswold Way Challenge, South Coast Challenge, Thames Path Challenge & Thames Bridges Trek ONLY)
Mind in Somerset
Music for my Mind
OCD Action
Samaritans
SANE
Solent Mind
Suicide Prevention Bristol
Woking Mind

YoungMinds

Military

ABF The Soldiers' Charity (South East)
Blesma, The Limbless Veterans
Felix Fund
Help for Heroes
RBLI - Royal British Legion Industries 

RMA- The Royal Marines Charity
Royal Air Forces Association   
Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity
Sailor's Society

Scotty's Little Soldiers
Stoll (The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation)

Overseas Aid

ActionAid UK
CoCo's Foundation
Consortium for Street Children

Dentaid
Farm Africa 
Global Conservation Force (GCF)

Link Age Southwark
Medecins Sans Frontieres UK  
New Futures Nepal
Quicken Trust
Refugee Action
Release International
Shamida Ethiopia

Tearfund
The Adventure Boutique Foundation
The Hunger Project UK
The Mission to Seafarers

Village Africa
VSO - Voluntary Service Overseas
WaterAid
World Merit

UK Aid

4Louis
Access Adventures

Age UK Cornwall & Sicilly Isles
Age UK Lambeth
Age UK Medway
Alabare Christian Care & Support
Amnesty International UK
Ben - Motor and Allied Trades Benevolent Fund
Bournemouth Foodbank
British Red Cross
Broadmead Baptist Church
Central London Samaritans

Centre for Women's Justice   
Centrepoint
CPRE - The Countryside Charity

Crisis UK
Dandelion Time
East Teignbridge/Dawlish Community Transport    

Enham Trust
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
Family Fund
Fertility Network UK
Fitzroy
Fulham Reach Boat Club

Guy's and St Thomas' Charity (which includes Evelina London)
Gingerbread
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Hestia Housing and Support
Hope Nottingham CIO
Ingeenium
Little Village    
Lover Community Trust    
Multiple System Atrophy Trust
National Autistic Society
National Trust
North London Cares
OASIS
Pamoja Leo
Red Balloon Foundation    

Refuge
Refugee Support Europe
Ruils   
Safeline
Shelter
Solace Women's Aid
South London Cares

SpecialEffect
St John Ambulance
St Mungo's
Standing Voice    
Sue Ryder
Sufra NW London    
SurvivorsUK
Thames Reach    
Thames Valley Air Ambulance
The Anthony Knights Foundation

The Benjamin Foundation
The Crawley Open House    
The Early Birth Association
The Ehlers-Danlos Support UK
The Fire Fighters Charity    
The Running Charity
The Salvation Army
The Silver Line
The Trussell Trust
The Waterside Centre, Kings Langley

The Woodland Trust    
Tibet Watch    
Warming up the Homeless
WAY Widowed and Young    
Women's Aid Federation of England

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