2 Marathons 2 Mountains 1 Canyon

Fundraising campaign by Leonidas Gripari
  • €4,380.00
    Donated So Far
Raised offline: €160,870.00
Total: €165,250.00
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2 Marathons 2 Mountains, and 1 Canyon 🇺🇬

From May 2021 until November 2022, I will be embarking on five intense physical challenges around the globe, to fundraise for much-needed donations in order to provide sustainable water solutions for the communities that surround the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest- home to the endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda.


Currently, only one quarter of the communities have easy access to clean water. We will be working alongside Just A Drop (Specialists in water solutions on the African continent) and The Gorilla Organization (whom we already support)along with local authorities to implement a much-needed sustainable water solution, whether it be the construction of hand-dug or drilled wells, pipelines, sand dams, rain water harvesting systems, and latrines or a hygienic sanitisation programme.

We are determined to make a positive impact on the world, in an area we already feel so passionately about, through our fashion label That Gorilla Brand and our continued support of The Gorilla Organization.


As part of our commitment, we are pledging to match all donations up to a total of €75,000 and are guaranteeing that every single euro donated will be spent directly on the water projects themselves.

We will be embarking on the below physical challenges:

#1 - Mount Olympus climb (Highest peak in Greece) - COMPLETED

#2 - Solo Marathon in Iceland - COMPLETED

#3 - Rim to Rim to Rim of the Grand Canyon hike (90kms from one side of the canyon to the other and back)

#4 - Mount Fuji climb

#5 - Impact Marathon in Jordans wadi rum

We will also be making a feature length film to document these challenges, paired with inspirational stories from Uganda of ecological and sustainable transformations, which we hope will inspire others to look beyond their "own back yards" and help in the cause of a sustainable future and sustainable solutions for our planet and its people.

We hope that you can support us as we embark on this mission.

Organizer

  • Leonidas Gripari

Donors

  • James MacGregor
  • Donated on Feb 24, 2022
  • Keep on going! Amazing project! Good luck!

€200.00
€500.00
  • Tim Boksa
  • Donated on Dec 06, 2021
  • Awesome Accomplishments & work for a Great Cause, All the Best !

€250.00
Oct 25

2 Challenges in and 3 to go

Update posted by Leonidas Gripari at 12:02 pm

Two incredible challenges are now complete with the latest being my first ever marathon, a solo marathon in Iceland. Donations are incredible and all in all we have circa €165,000 for the water projects in Uganda, which we hope to start in the first community imminently.Thanks for all the support

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Jan 24

Direct Donation updates

Update posted by Leonidas Gripari at 03:59 pm

Through some incredible donations directly, we have now reached €59,660With our commitment to match donations up to a total of €75,000Our Grand total now stands at€119,320

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Donors & Comments

21 donors
  • James MacGregor
  • Donated on Feb 24, 2022
  • Keep on going! Amazing project! Good luck!

€200.00
€500.00
  • Tim Boksa
  • Donated on Dec 06, 2021
  • Awesome Accomplishments & work for a Great Cause, All the Best !

€250.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Nov 25, 2021
€300.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 31, 2021
€500.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 26, 2021
€50.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 06, 2021
  • All the best!!!!!

€100.00
€100.00
  • Christian Kampfer
  • Donated on Oct 04, 2021
  • Hola Friendola, Goodluck for Iceland! Can't wait to see you smash it! All the best Christian and Liz x

€100.00
  • David Jones
  • Donated on Aug 05, 2021
  • Sorry i'm late Get going boy!!

€150.00
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€4,380.00
Donated So Far
Raised offline: €160,870.00
Total: €165,250.00

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