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Sussex FOXY Lady climbs Kilimanjaro for charity

Lucy Dawe and carLucy Dawe from Shoreham-based lettings agency Lawton & Dawe certainly knows how to do something different for her birthday.

This year she will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world and the highest on the African continent at 5,896m. She will be doing this in September to raise funds for two charities: Spinal Research and Worthing Churches Homeless Projects (WCHP).

The route to the top

The exciting trek takes the Machame route, camping and taking in the splendour of the surroundings and clear night skies.

The terrain changes as the mountain is climbed – from thick forest, moorland and scree en route to the highest point of the crater, Uhuru Peak. This is a challenging trek at altitude and one which will give Lucy memories and challenges that will last a lifetime.

Lucy’s chosen charities

Lucy is supporting Spinal Research following a motorbike accident involving a close friend last year. She is a tireless worker for WCHP and has recently been asked to join their fundraising committee. WCHP is the only charity looking after homeless and insecurely housed individuals in the Worthing area.

“It’ll really be a different way to celebrate my birthday” says Lucy, “although I’m sure we’ll manage to mark the occasion on the journey! My aim is to raise as much money as I can for two worthwhile charities which are very dear to my heart. WCHP is an organisation we can all support but don’t want to have to need – and Spinal Research work makes such a huge difference to people who have suffered life-changing injuries.”

Lawton & Dawe is the only ARLA-registered lettings agency in Shoreham and covers the whole of Sussex with a range of homes to let, as well as managing a property portfolio from Sussex to London.

For more information on the two charities, see www.spinalresearch.org and www.wchp.org.uk