Volunteers in Canary Wharf take 24 hour liferaft challenge for charity
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Three employees of a global financial services company spent 24 hours on a life raft to raise money for a cancer charity.
KPMG partner Vincent Neate took on the Sail 4 Cancer challenge with consultants James Holley and Priyan Patel at West India Quay, Canary Wharf, Friday, October 4.
The group raised £3,000 in their participation in the challenge which saw supporters of the charity around the UK spending the day in a liferaft.
Vincent, 45, said: “Six years ago my young sister lost her fight with first breast and then liver cancer.
“I miss her and that’s a good enough reason to sit in a liferaft for 24 hours.
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“I am hoping to go all the way round the world but we will actually be tethered to the wharf.
“Think of us as Three Men in a Boat crossed with the Life of Pi.”
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To sign up for next year’s event visit http://www.sail4cancer.org.