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Mountain Kingdoms' baking efforts raise £220 for charity

Mountain Kingdoms' baking efforts raise £220 for charity

Last week the team at Mountain Kingdoms helped raised a tasty sum of £220 for charity.

On 18th February 2016, 220 runners took part in an off-road race in the Forest of Dean, organised by Rogueruns. Mountain Kingdoms was given the task of baking enough cakes to feed all the hungry runners at the end of the race, and for every runner who took part Rogueruns donated £1 to Mountain Kingdoms for their bakes. The £220 raised will be donated by Mountain Kingdoms to Nepali Children's Trust who support the Newlife Centre orphanage in Nepal.

The Newlife Centre was a new purpose built residential home that the Nepali Children's Trust had funded. It provided a haven for 40 children with varying degrees of disability, and a place where they received medical treatment, rehabilitation and education, and lots of TLC from Fran and her dedicated staff. Since the earthquake in 2015, this building is no longer habitable and all the children are sleeping under canvas. Given the amount of rebuilding work that needs doing this will be a lengthy and expensive job. Any money we raise will be very gratefully received.

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