Couple climb Everest for charity

Couple climb Everest for charity

first_img Howard Lake | 25 May 2009 | News Couple climb Everest for charity AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Events Irelandcenter_img It was the second time they had attempted the climb as husband and wife. They first attempted Everest four-years-ago but abandoned their climb when Mr Hanna suffered temporary blindness.The couple, both in their 40s, said their successful climb had taken 52 days and had gone very well.www.ulstercancer.org In a bid to raise money for charity, the first married couple ever to have climbed Everest have reached the summit.The couple from Northern Ireland made the summit on Friday and spoke by satellite phone from near the top of the world’s highest mountain. It was the husband’s second time to reach the summit.The Co Down couple, Noel and Lynne Hanna, said they hoped through sponsorship to raise £150,000 for the Ulster Cancer Foundation. Advertisement  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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