Credit: Danny BaldwinIn August 2016, Bring Me the Horizon‘s Oli Sykes and Jordan Fish announced a plan to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, for charity. That plan will finally come to fruition this week, as the expedition is scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 12.
The climb will raise money for Friends of PICU, which supports pediatric intensive care units. The idea came to Fish last year after his newborn son Eliot was admitted to the PICU in Southampton, England after suffering a brain hemorrhage.
“While in hospital I decided that I would focus myself on doing something positive for the ward and trying to raise enough money to pay for a new bed for them,” says Fish. “Oli asked immediately if he could join me and help raise as much awareness for this cause as possible.”
You can still donate to Fish and Sykes’ cause via JustGiving.com.
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