MARK Hughes Foundation will tackle Tanzania's highest peak as part of a fundraiser to help brain cancer patients and their families climb their own mountains.
Trekkers taking on Mt Kilimanjaro include Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson and Knights legend Danny Buderus.
"The work that Mark has done, and the fight he's had with brain cancer leading to him creating the Mark Hughes Foundation - I feel really fortunate that I can support Mark's important work this way," Robinson said.
The fundraiser will help add to a three-year tally of treks that have already raised more than $1 million.
"While previous funds raised have been directed towards research, we are very excited to announce that this year's funds will go directly to providing a new Brain Care Coordinator position for regional and rural areas of New South Wales including Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and Tamworth," founder Mark Hughes said.
Donations towards the trek can be made at kilimanjaro2019.everydayhero.com/au/mark-hughes-foundation.
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