In April, Davie Hill, husband of Ange Hill, will climb past Mount Everest Base Camp to Island Peak, a glacier that summits 6160m above sea level, as part of their fundraising called “Ain’t no Mountain High Enough,” for the Archie Foundation. The couple were inspired by the journey they had with their youngest daughter, Georgia Angelica Morgan Hill, known as 'Our Boo' to start raising funds for the local charity.

Georgia was born with duodenal atresia, which required surgery when she was just one day old, to repair the connection between her stomach and bowel. She spent over five weeks in the neonatal unit at the Aberdeen Royal Children’s Hospital (predominantly the ITC unit), where she was fed via IV until the duodenum worked itself. Georgia's bowel was fed with tiny amounts of expressed breast milk until they slowly introduced feeding to her stomach.

Davie and Ange want to give back to the hospital staff who supported them during their journey with Georgia by raising funds for the Archie Foundation. The trek itself, travel, and equipment will be self-funded, and any money raised will go to the Archie Foundation, who will then support 'Friends of Neonatal' to buy new equipment for the new baby neonatal unit in Aberdeen, which they will rely on purchasing with funds.

Davie, being the adventurer that he is, decided he needed to do something big, something that would take a lot of training to encourage more fundraising to raise as much as possible. Island Peak will see Davie using climbing techniques to make his way through short rick steps, crevasses, seracs, and 40-45 degree slopes out of the summit glacier to the summit. It will undoubtedly be a challenge, but in the Hills' eyes, not as challenging as what Georgia has gone through.

The Hills are reaching out to local businesses in the city and shire to donate to their JustGiving page, and they will do regular social media acknowledgements where the businesses will be mentioned. Additionally, they are asking businesses to donate a prize that they can use to generate interest in a community-wide online raffle to raise additional funds for this campaign.

To donate a prize or learn more about their fundraising efforts, interested parties can email Ange at or call 07841402527.

To donate directly to the JustGiving page, visit

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