Fundraisers Blog

Our Fundraisers Blog is where we hope those of you kindly participating in some fundraising for Oak Tree will share your plans with the Oak Tree community.

Fundraisers Blog

Whether you plan to jump out of a plane, host a tea party or run a marathon, we want to hear about it!

You can also share a link to an online fundraising page to encourage more support for your event. Happy Fundraising! 

Wainwright Challenge in aid of 3 local charities Organised by Graham Lewis

In 2018 I aim to complete all the Wainwrights (the hills from the Lakeland Fells guide by Alfred Wainwright) within the calendar year. There are 214 tops so it will mean a decent amount of uphill! Some people complete them every year, some people never go up a single one, but this is a challenge for me, I'm not the quickest and some days I really struggle to get motivated to get out as work can take over. I have a full time job including working 1 in 4 weekends on call so I will have to have some weekends away from the fells. When I am out though I love it (as does my dog Clova) and the views are to die for. I would like to raise some money for charity whilst doing this and I hope some people reading this will be kind enough to donate. The charities I am supporting are Animal Concern Cumbria, Oak Tree Animals' Charity and Mountain Rescue for Cumbria. The two animal charities are charities I work with on a regular basis and I feel both try their best to care for the unwanted animals of Cumbria. I wish they weren't needed but sadly they are. The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue teams do a fantastic job of making a very dangerous environment a bit safer for those of us that love the outdoors. To keep up to date with my challenge, please check out my blog:

Magnificent Marie takes on the Cumbrian Run

Meet Magnificent Marie, or at least that's what we're calling her as she is hard in training for the Cumbrian Run a half marathon in October to help raise money for the animals in Oak Tree's care. Please help her smash her goal of £1000 by sponsoring her amazing hard work. Marie, we think you are Pawesome!!!

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