THREE animal charities are set to benefit from a three peaks challenge which a team of vets are currently tackling. Lime Trees Vets, which has branches in both Cheadle and Meir Park, have decided to do more than just care for animals, but also raise money for them too. Jordanne Turley of Lime Trees Vets said: “At Lime Trees Vets, we see many charity cases
“The charities spend so much money helping treat the sick, abandoned, injured or animals needing a forever home and we wanted to give something back.
“Therefore, we decided to take on the ‘3 Peaks Challenge’ to raise money.
“As a working hospital and referral centre, we are covering the peaks over separate weekends.”
The team is made up of staff members who cover at both the Meir Park’s Lime Trees Veterinary Hospital and Cheadle’s Lime Trees Veterinary Clinic, along with some staff members’ friends.
The challengers include: Charlie, Georgia, Holly, Katie, Amy, Kath, Natalie, Jodie, Nigel, Hywel, Alex, and Zoe.
Jordanne said: “There are different people doing different peaks due to still covering work shifts.
“We have never done anything like this before but I am sure we shall be doing more as we have already made an ideas board in the tea room with more fundraising ideas.
“We cannot believe how well this has gone down with clients.
“Our Facebook page has been none stop with likes and comments.
“It is fantastic that people are sharing this experience with us.”
The team has already completed Scafell and Snowdon over the past couple of weeks, with Ben Nevis left to tackle this coming weekend.
They have already smashed their fund-raising target of £600, having raised almost £1,000 so far.
Jordanne added: “We are thrilled with the support we have had that has allowed us to exceed our target before we have completed the challenge.
“We are so lucky to have such kind and generous clients who are so supportive.”
The charities which are set to benefit from the team’s efforts are: Golden Oldies, Cocker and English Springer Spaniel Rescue and, Cheadle and District Animal Welfare Society.
Anyone wishing to donate to the team’s causes can do so by going online to www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/limetreesvets.
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