Company supports Kilmanjaro trek.(Product guide)

WL Gore and Associates have committed 12,000 [pounds sterling] to sponsor a team of women from the UK Fire Service to climb Mount Kilimanjaro on a charity trek this September.

The team of seven women will trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro to raise money for cancer research and will have head to toe protection from gloves, boots trousers, jackets and fleeces made with GORETEX[R] and WINDSTOPPER[R] fabrics.

Two of the team members are Gore employees. Gore Associate, Tim Wight, said: "It is important that as a company we support the UK Fire Service and this is a unique and challenging project that will be a life experience for the people taking part and at the same time raise funds for a very worthy cause. …

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