Road trip adventure in aid of terminally ill children

PUBLISHED: 13:09 06 September 2013 | UPDATED: 13:09 06 September 2013

Steve Mingo (right) with Nick Findlay.

Steve Mingo (right) with Nick Findlay.


A Honiton fundraiser and his friends set themselves a challenge to raise more than £1,200 for Rays of Sunshine.

A Honiton fundraiser is teaming up with his friends for a road trip adventure to raise money for terminally ill children.

Steve Mingo, 22, along with Matt Hemmings, 24, and Nick Findlay, 22, have set up Project Zenz and aim to raise more than £1,200 - £400 each – for Rays of Sunshine.

The trio will be taking part in the Roadhog Charity Drive 2014, a 2,000 mile trans-European road trip next May. Honiton Garage, which is where the trio will start their journey from, has also kindly donated a car for the event. During the road trip they will also be given challenges to complete.

“We will have no idea where we are going or what we have to do. All we know is that over the course of four days we have to travel 2,000 miles,” says Steve. “It is going to be a once in a lifetime adventure.”

The friends will be filming their adventures along the way.

After they complete the challenge they hope to travel to the charity’s base and personally hand over the money they raise.

Project Zenz is currently looking for sponsors – any businesses interested in lending a hand are urged to email

“Getting the word out is the most difficult part of fundraising. Any help is welcome,” adds Steve.

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