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Gordon's Community

Jane Blackbeard-Powick Tandem Skydive

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Funny thing really, my biggest fear in life is flying, so jumping out of a plane is not a comforting thought, however, sometimes you have to try these things once, especially when it is in aid of fundraising. The suggestion came up and I thought it would be a very interesting way to raise money and do something for the school, especially seeing as though I am conquering a fear, as they say, 'feel the fear and do it anyway'![/p][p]My Son, Max is in year 7 at Gordons, going to year 8. He's enjoyed the school, he is terribly fearless and is in a way my inspiration to do it, he seems to just take life as it comes, he's supported me in all my crazy ventures, I've completed an Ironman, travelled extensively for work, tried new things like skiing, but he's always been there to help and support. In a way, it is a 'pass it on' concept. [/p][p]I've never completed a skydive, whilst I am scared as I am sure a lot of people are, I am also excited to push myself out of my comfort zone and help contribute towards raising money for the school, I was never good at baking cakes anyway. [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

17 Jul 2019


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Jul 18, 2019


Additional donations

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Jul 17, 2019

Amphibia UK Limited

Well done Jane. Hope it was fun and not terrifying! Best wishes, Bob and Alan.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jul 16, 2019



Jul 16, 2019


Offline donation

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 15, 2019


Good luck Jane!xx


Jul 12, 2019

Ian Reid

Hope all goes well with the jump

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 12, 2019

The Barkers

Good luck Jane.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 12, 2019

Kevin Neill

Fair play Jane, But there must be easier ways of helping with your fear! Enjoy it!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 11, 2019

Abi Macedo

Good luck Jane!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid