Conti Strata is a proud supporter of four wonderful women who are setting out on a (very) long run, all to support the amazing work of The Fred Hollows Foundation. The Wild Women On Top Sydney Coastrek is trekking to restore sight to over 100,000 needlessly blind people. We wish Suzy Cipollone, Jane Montgomery, Margaret Murphy and Christine King the very best of luck.
About Sydney Coastrek
The Wild Women On Top Sydney Coastrek is a 50 or 100 kilometre team of four challenge held from 28 February to 1 March 2014 along Sydney’s stunning coastline, including ocean and harbour beaches, headlands, cliff tops and bush tracks from Palm Beach to Coogee.
About Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows Foundation is inspired by the work of the late Professor Fred Hollows
Fred’s vision was for a world in which no person is needlessly blind and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to good health. The Foundation is continuing the work that Fred started.
An estimated 32 million people around the world today are blind. Four out of five don’t have to be. Fred Hollows had a vision of ending avoidable blindness. With the help of the Wild Women on Top and the Sydney Coastrek, The Fred Hollows Foundation is working to make Fred’s vision a reality.
The Foundation focuses on the comprehensive treatment of cataract blindness, but we also tackle other causes of blindness, including trachoma and refractive error.
Through reducing the cost of cataract operations to as little as $25 in some developing countries, we have helped to restore the sight of more than 1,000,000 people worldwide, and have manufactured over five million intraocular lenses.
The aim of The Fred Hollows Foundation is to build capacity at all levels, from village health centres to regional hospitals and national ophthalmological networks.
Your fundraising efforts will go towards training local doctors and health workers, building and upgrading facilities, and providing equipment in order to achieve long-term sustainable eye health care. For more information, please visit www.hollows.org.au
Meet One of the Amazing Team Members
Mum of four and ultra-marathoner, Suzy Cipollone, will take on the 100km challenge. Read for inspiring story; Nahrain John | Strathfield Scene, October 2013
How You Can Help
It’s all about teamwork. You too can take the challenge to avoidable blindness! All on-line donations go directly and in full to The Fred Hollows Foundation. Just click on the link below.