From Manchester to Machu Picchu

Date published: 03 September 2019

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.”

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