Comox Valley resident climbing to a volcano in Ecuador in assist of charity

Val Wright embarking on her solution to South America in assist of Royal LePage Shelter Basis

In November 2023, native Royal LePage within the Comox Valley gross sales consultant Val Wright will trek at excessive altitude in Ecuador to point out her assist for the Royal LePage Shelter Basis. Picture equipped

In November 2023, native Royal LePage within the Comox Valley gross sales consultant Val Wright might be departing with a bunch of colleagues to trek at excessive altitude in Ecuador to point out their assist for the Royal LePage Shelter Basis.

This group of ardent hikers – 4 teams totaling 120 Royal LePage professionals – will trek in the direction of the bottom of one of many world’s highest lively volcanoes (practically 4,000 metres above sea degree) over five days, crossing troublesome terrain in unpredictable alpine situations. They are going to sleep in tents and go with out indoor plumbing, electrical energy, and cell service to lift funds for Canadian girls’s shelters and packages to assist finish household violence.

The Ecuador Problem for Shelter is the fifth version of the massively common ‘Problem for Shelter’ trekking collection in assist of the Royal LePage Shelter Basis. These occasions encourage Royal LePage brokers from throughout Canada to lift funds and prepare for a bodily demanding journey journey expertise. Royal LePage trekkers have beforehand hiked in Peru (2015), Iceland (2017), Morocco (2019), and the Canadian Purcell Mountains (2021), elevating greater than$3 million mixed for the actual property firm’s company charity.

Wright has set a objective to lift $15,000, which might be donated to the Comox Valley Transition Society in Courtenay. A portion of funds raised can even assist home violence prevention packages throughout Canada, together with these centered on youth, to assist break the cycle of household violence.

Wright is collaborating on this occasion as a result of,

• Half of all girls in Canada have skilled not less than one incident of bodily or sexual violence because the age of 16.

• 67 per cent of Canadians personally know a girl who has been abused.

• On common, each six days a girl in Canada is killed by her present or former intimate associate.

• 362,000 Canadian youngsters are uncovered to home violence every year.

• Shelters are important to the security and well-being of ladies and youngsters fleeing home violence; probably the most harmful time for a lady is when she leaves her abusive associate.

To affix Wright in making it simpler for ladies and youngsters to stroll safely and bravely away from violence and acquire hope for a future with out abuse, please go to her on-line fundraising web page

About Royal LePage Shelter Basis

Based 25 years in the past in 1998, the Royal LePage Shelter Basis has grown to grow to be Canada’s largest public basis devoted solely to supporting girls’s shelters and ending violence towards girls and youngsters. By way of agent fee donations and the fundraising actions of the Royal LePage community, over $40 million has been raised to assist present a protected haven and new beginnings to greater than 50,000 girls and youngsters every year. For extra info, go to

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