Hackney eye experts complete charity Three Peaks Challenge

Jayesh Maru

Jayesh Maru - Credit: Archant

Eye experts took on the epic task of completing the Three Peaks Challenge for charity.

Jayesh Maru, store director of Specsavers Dalston Cross, Bethnal Green and Hackney and fellow directors from other branches, climbed the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland, in aid of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

The group managed to scale the peaks in 24 hours 22 minutes, raising £2,000.

Mr Maru said: ‘I think I can speak on behalf of our whole team when I say that we are thrilled to have taken part in this trial.’

“The level of support and generosity that I’ve received from my team and customers has been overwhelming. We thank everyone who contributed to the charity and to those who have shown their support for the blind or partially sighted. With our help, hopefully they can face the future with confidence.

“It’s been a real team effort and we were determined to tackle this challenge with all our might and raise as much money as possible. It’s been an experience that I will never forget.”