There has been a fantastic response amongst the grassroots outdoor community to help the people of Nepal. This has been expressed in individual and collective efforts to raise funds and collect outdoor gear.
We thought it might help to create a list of events, collective and individual efforts and news directly related to helping the people of Nepal. If you know of events, organisations and people in your area trying to help please add the details in the comments box below. We are trying to create a list of fundraising events in the UK for the people of Nepal.
So let’s get started…
Join Johnny Dawes is a British climbing legend. Abseil for Nepal – Charity Fundraiser: 14th June 2015 at Stanage Edge. Read more
Community Action Nepal (CAN) are very active
CAN have also organised Climb For Can a fantastic event: Join Doug Scott and Sir Chris Bonington’s unique expedition and help raise much needed funds for Nepal They need 240 intrepid fund raisers to help scale the height of Everest on the King Kong Climbing Walls, Ice Wall… Register here http://climbforcan.org June 12 – June 13th * Limited places available
Sherpa Adventure Gear – Help Sherpa Help Nepal
BMC – Lend a hand: donate unique items to BMC eBay auction for Nepal. The BMC is calling on mountaineers and the wider outdoor community to pledge items for an exciting charity auction to raise funds for the people of Nepal. Sir Chris Bonington, Doug Scott CBE, Kenton Cool, Alan Hinkes OBE and Rebecca Stephens MBE have already pledged unique memorabilia from their Everest expeditions. The auction will be held on eBay. Proceeds will go to Community Action Nepal, with some items also going to help the Paldorje Sherpa Education Fund. To see ‘lots’ and follow the auction live Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook More info on Lend a Hand
There are a number Just Giving and similar pages on behalf of people doing great things in the outdoors. If you know of any please list below and support. This one is in support of Doctors of the World
A number of the Mountain Rescue Teams have collected outdoor gear and the stories have been appearing in the local papers. Please let us know if there are going to be, or have been, collections in your area.
DEC brings 13 leading UK aid charities together in times of crisis. DEC members are rushing to help.
Porters’ Progress UK facilitates the safe treatment, education and empowerment of mountain porters and their communities
A reminder not to forget the animals. These are some of the groups working in that area of animal welfare:
Humane Society International‘s International Disaster Relief Fund: Click here to help.
Animal Nepal, a small Nepalese NGO that runs three rehabilitation centers/sanctuaries: Click here to help.
Animal Welfare Network Nepal, a network that coordinates the efforts of Nepalese animal welfare organizations: Click here to help.
World Animal Protection, which is planning to deploy a rescue team to Nepal: Click here to help.
International Fund for Animal Welfare, which is assembling a disaster relief team: Click here to help
If you know of events, organisations and people in your area trying to help please add the details in the comments box below.