From Manchester to Machu Picchu
Date published: 03 September 2019
Friends will hike Machu Picchu
A group of 8 friends will be hiking the Inca Trail and exploring the Amazon to raise funds for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, from 24th September to 5th October 2019.
Setting off on a once in a lifetime trip to Peru, where they will hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, followed by a stay in the Amazon Jungle, are Justin, Claire, Mark, Maxine, Pamela, Wendy and two more fantastic fundraisers.
Having self-funded their trip, the group decided to turn the experience into a fundraiser for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, a charity close to their hearts.
Justin Royds said: “I am dedicating this trek to my sister, Mandy Wood who lost the battle to cancer a few years ago.
"Mandy was in the care of a fantastic and dedicated team from Dr Kershaws, they gave dignity and expert care in times of need.
“The Hospice has provided invaluable end of life care for some of our close family and friends.
"They cared for Michelle Bamford and Greg Hardwick in their final days, both friends to Claire & Pam.
"The dedicated support given to all was invaluable.”
If you'd like to support the group, click here for details.
Do you have a story for us? Want to tell us about something going on in and around Oldham? Let us know by emailing email@example.com , calling our Oldham-based newsroom on 0161 633 2121 , tweeting us @oldhamchronicle or messaging us through our Facebook page. All contact will be treated in confidence.