Our ambassador Kirsty has been a busy bee this Summer, carrying the Olympic torch and then jetting off to Camp America. We’ve kept in touch with her regularly and thought we’d share some of her news.
Kirsty set off on her journey with plenty to keep her entertained; she even bought herself a new Apple iPod Touch to mark the occasion. This alone raised £2.49 for her charity, When You Wish Upon A Star.
Before she left she also bought a new camera so that she could take pictures along the way and document her memories. No doubt she’ll be visiting snapfish when she returns to make some albums, prints and photo gifts for her friends and family.
So far since she arrived at camp she’s taken part in training exercises, learnt how to make camp fires, learnt some first aid skills and helped out in classes with the children. After her time at camp is over she’ll be exploring America more before returning home.
She’s found it easy to keep in touch with her family and friends via email, Facebook and Twitter using her MacBook Pro, another one of her Give as you Live purchases.
For those of you who aren’t fully up to speed, Kirsty is on a mission to raise £250k for her chosen charity, When You Wish Upon A Star. She’s raising money through various different channels, one of them being Give as you Live.
Read more about Kirsty’s journey and what she has been buying over on her dedicated blog. She’s due to return in September, but until then we’ll be sure to update you on more of her news from across the pond. You can also get follow her adventures on Facebook and Twitter.