Take a parachute and jump for NCB
Thursday 7 May 2009
Two adventurous friends, Donna Foot-Batten and
Jaime Nutt, did a fundraising parachute jump for NCB on 12 April at
the Oxford RAF airfield. The brave women raised £1,050 together,
and considered the jump an experience that everyone should have at
Donna said: "Jumping through clouds hurts, believe it or
not… It was freezing cold and we couldn't see a thing, which made a
surreal experience even stranger. This is something everyone should
experience - it's truly amazing."
Jaime, who works at NCB's charity partner of the year Eden
Brown, praised the instructors who showed them the ropes before
jumping with them.
Both women undertook a 10,000ft tandem jump with their
Jaime said: "It was a brilliant day and all my family came
out to watch. The guys were so great, and really put us at ease. I
can't think of a better way to spend a Saturday morning."
NCB is looking for other volunteers to sign up for a skydive
from 10,000ft or a solo jump from up to 3,000ft. Contact Chantal in
the fundraising department on 020 7843 6320 or email email@example.com