Director's rugby competition helps Everest fundraising mission
PUBLISHED: 10:25 05 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:25 05 July 2013
A RUGBY contest in Welwyn raised more than £1,700 to help a company director's Everest mission in aid of a Welwyn Garden City hospice.
Matthew Aubrey will be part of an 18-strong team heading to Everest Base Camp in November to raise cash for the Isabel Hospice.
The 42-year-old, who runs Aubrey Homes Project Management Ltd, organised a Rugby 7s day the rugby club to help his fundraising drive.
He said: “It went very well, it was fantastic.
“When I tell people what I’m doing, some people say I’m just going on a long walk, but other people say wow.
“The people who understand what it’s like out there are the ones who say wow.”
Overall the day raised around £1,750 in donations and pledges.
The winners were a side named Welwyn Dowd.
To sponsor Matthew, go to www.justgiving.com/Matthew-Aubrey1