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Lucia Cooper

Lucia Cooper

Lucia Cooper - Skydive Challenge! for Charity


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[lt]h2 style="text-align: center;"[gt][b][span=color: #ff0000;]PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DONATE[/span][/b][lt]/h2[gt] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Hi, thanks for visiting my page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][hr/][lt]h2 style="text-align: center;"[gt] [b]About Me[/b][lt]/h2[gt][b] [/b][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][span=color: #ff0000;][b]Take to the skies with Rockinghorse.[/b][/span][/p][div=text-align: center;][p][span=color: #ff0000;][b]Tandem skydive from 12,000 ft![/b][/span][/p][/div][hr/][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Hi there,[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Hope you are having a great day![/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]First of all on a serious note I would like to thank you for donating and helping me to support Rockinghorse Children's Charity. I believe children are the future and they are our hope for a better one.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Rockinghorse brings hope to families in challenging times, improving the quality of life for some of the most vulnerable children in Sussex and Surrey. Unfortunately, many of the children, live with life threatening conditions, profound physical or learning disabilities or have complex medical needs. Rockinghorse , works in partnership with respite centres and children’s hospitals, and strives to make services stimulating, cutting edge and accessible for the many babies, children and teenagers who need them.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]On another note, you might be thinking “ARE YOU MAD? Why would you want to jump out of a plane, freefall 5,000ft and glide the rest!”.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Actually, according to the main website, it appears to be 12,000ft. LOL![/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Well, it is because I do believe that it is a very good cause. At least I am healthy and all I have to conquer is the fear of jumping out of a plane unlike some of these children, which are terminally ill.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]And let’s face it, me doing a marathon!? Could you see me doing that? I am so out of training that I can’t do 2 metres run, let alone a marathon! Actually, I think my 89 year old father in-law, can do better. [b]He does go to the gym though![/b][/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Seriously though, I always wanted to feel the adrenaline of jumping out the plane, to feel the total freedom and peace gliding through the beautiful creation that many don’t appreciate and are slowly destroying with wars, pollution…….[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]My husband thinks I am totally bonkers and is really scared. But I am lucky, because he will support me no matter what. He is really proud of me for attempting things and putting myself in positions he would never. And he is really proud, because it is for a Great Cause and Charity.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]I need to raise a minimum if £400 in order to Skydive, but I would like to raise at least £ 600 for the charity.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt][span=color: #ff0000;][b]So, if you want to grant me my wish, donate, donate, donate![/b][/span][/p] [hr/][lt]h2 style="text-align: center;"[gt][b]About The Charity[/b] [lt]/h2[gt][lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Dr Trevor Mann, founded Rockinghorse in 1968 as the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children Centenary Fund.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Together with his colleagues, it was recognised that the face of children’s healthcare was changing. As newer and more expensive technologies were being developed, new sources of funding were needed, in order to offer children the excellent standards of care that they deserved.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]Thanks to the charity, Brighton was one of the first places in the country to have a ventilator designed to breathe for tiny and premature babies, who may not previously have survived. Doctors were also able to carry out pioneering research into new areas of medicine such as neonatal care and oncology.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]In 2006 Rockinghorse launched a major £1million appeal to help fund the new Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. Since then, we have continued to provide equipment for the Alex and other children’s hospitals that serve Sussex’s children as well as providing equipment, facilities and activities for children with complex health needs and profound and multiple disabilities in respite centres across the county and beyond.[/p] [lt]p style="text-align: justify;"[gt]In 2010 Rockinghorse expanded its support into Surrey, launching fundraising appeals in Reigate and Redhill.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

03 Sep 2015


Jul 2, 2015


Good Luck You Crazy Woman!


Oct 5, 2013

Michelino Vaccaro

Good luck on your challenge. It is for a good cause.


plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 19, 2013


Good Luck Lucia!


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