courtesy of AMELIA OLD
Amelia and Tim Old made a 13-day Hike for Hope trek in November to raise funds for the Carolinas chapter of Cancer for College, a foundation providing scholarships and mentoring to cancer survivors.
Trek to Everest’s base

Tim Old nearly choked on his drink.
He and wife Amelia were dining out when she broached the idea of hiking to Everest Base Camp to raise money for charity.
“My first reaction was disbelief and shock,” he recalls. “It wasn’t something that would ever come to mind.”
As a freelance travel writer, Amelia is known for her adventurous spirit. She shares tales of her philanthropic-focused trips on her blog Passports from the Heart.