Wheelchair user to climb a mountain

In aid of the Meningitis Trust, 68-year-old Keith Matthews plans to climb the 2,785ft Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland.

Wheelchiar climb - Keith Matthews

Keith decided to take on this challenge  after vowing to God that he would if his granddaughter survived menigitis in 2008; “I said to Him that if she pulled through I would do everything I could to help support anyone who has experienced meningitis.”

Keith has been in a wheelchair since 1982 following a car crash. But this hasn’t stopped him scaling some of the highest mountains including Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Helvellyn.

The climb will start on the 9th of August with a team of 20 locals. You can donate to the Wheelchair climb 2010 at Just Giving.

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July 26, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , . Inspiration.

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