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I'll be doing A 100km Andean Challenge trek to fundraise for MindHK

My Story

In March 2020, together with 99 other HSBC colleagues from around the world, I will be trekking 100km over 5 days through the Andean Mountains.  This trek will be physically and mentally demanding, as we trekked the mountains of Ecuador, culminating in a climb to more than 4,200m (13,780ft) above sea level to Mt Cotopaxi, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. During our trek, we will be camping at night and have limited access to things we take for granted: a nice bed, hot food, showers, toilets etc.

What makes this challenge interesting is that we can select mental health charities of our choice to support and raise fund. Collectively, we are aiming to raise $350,000 for mental health charities around the world.

Mental health can impacts any of us - whether personally and directly, or through our friends and family. Hong Kong holds a special place for me, and during this challenging time, I would like to show my support for HK by raising fund for MindHK (www.mind.org.hk), as they have been doing great work on raising awareness on mental health, destigmatise mental illness and increase accessibility of support for those who need it

I’m proud to be taking on this challenge and appreciate any donations to support this cause. Every little helps!

#YouDoNotHavetoSufferAlone  #BreaktheStigma  #HowOkayAreYou #HealthiestHumanSystem
*Note: The trek will be self-funded, so all the funds raised will be used solely to support the cause.

Recent Donors

  • Laura Mahoney

    Go D!!! looks like it was an amazing trip :)

    USD 25 10/03/2020

  • Mandy L Kan

    Good luck Dia Na! Enjoy the trek & thanks for raising funds for this great cause.

    HKD 500 03/03/2020

  • Alvin Tham

    Good luck!

    USD 50 17/02/2020

  • jj hor

    HKD 80 13/01/2020

  • Sarah Leung

    Add oil Dia Na! Please come back in one piece and take lots of photos :) It’s great that you are doing this for charity!

    HKD 500 08/01/2020

  • Helen Leung

    Add oil Dia Na! I am so proud of you and Thank you for raising fund for this good cause in Hong Kong! I am physically not capable to go on this adventure with you but I be sure waiting at the other side to hear for all your highlights of the trip!! Well Done and enjoy the "hike"!

    HKD 800 05/01/2020

  • Man Yee Jim

    HKD 800 21/12/2019

  • Ida Leung

    Add oil Dia Na! Wish I could be there with you for another adventure but I will be there in spirit to support you! Cannot wait to hear about the trip, in the meantime keep training! Thanks for fund raising for this good cause in Hong Kong!

    HKD 100 11/12/2019

  • Chris Roberts

    Enjoy and stay safe Di

    HKD 800 07/12/2019

  • Steve Harley

    Great charity - I hadn’t realised they were worldwide! Good luck

    GBP 25 06/12/2019

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