Take on this exhilarating challenge of a lifetime and jump from heights of up to 10,000 ft to raise vital funds to support local people with life limiting illness!
During this exciting challenge you will freefall for approximately 30 seconds and travel at around 125mph before your tandem instructor will deploy the parachute at around 1 mile above ground.
At this point you can relax for around 5 minutes of tranquillity and take in the breath-taking view as you gently float back to the ground.
All skydives are completed in tandem with a fully qualified skydive instructor who looks after you from start to finish.
Raise £350 in sponsorship and you can jump for free!
Registration for this event is just £50 and we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £350 in sponsorship. Of this £400 approximately £220 will come directly to Saint Francis Hospice and £180 will cover the cost of the skydive. Once minimum sponsorship of £350 has been reached participants will be given the option of a refund for their £50 registration fee, therefore making the jump free to the participant.
We need you!
Saint Francis Hospice has been greatly impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic and now needs your support more than ever before.
It costs approximately £12m to run Saint Francis Hospice for one year and we receive less than a quarter of this from the NHS. Your donations and sponsorship therefore keep the hospice running and enable us to provide support that the community so desperately needs. Your sponsorship of £400 could pay for 2 crisis clinical nurse specialist visits. Anything over £400 could contribute to the £606 that it costs for a day of care at our Hospice.
Terms and Conditions
The minimum age for Tandem Skydiving is 16 (ages 16 and 17 will require parental consent). There is no upper age limit. For safety reasons, the maximum weight limit for Tandem skydiving is strictly 16 stone (102kg) clothed with shoes. However, it should be noted anyone over 15 stone (95kg) clothed with shoes, will be asked to pay an extra £10 to cover the additional work load for the instructor. Reasonable height to weight ratios and levels of fitness also apply which please note, again for safety reasons, are a little more stringent for women weighing over 13 stone (83kg).
Saint Francis Hospice is a local registered charity that provides vital health and social care needs to local people diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. The hospice believes it is in the best interests of the hospice and local people to raise awareness of its charitable nature, to be open and transparent about how the hospice is funded and to highlight that the services provided by the hospice requires local support to provide these services for local people at the end of life.
We believe that this is a legitimate interest and justified lawful basis for communicating with you.
Please be assured that we take your right to privacy and confidentiality seriously. Any information that you provide will only be held by and only used for the legitimate interests of Saint Francis Hospice as a charitable organisation and provider of end of life care services. Your information is not sold, swapped, shared or leased with any other organisation.
Saint Francis Hospice may contact you, by post, from time to time with information that you may find of interest. This includes writing to you with fundraising communications and requests for support. We will respect your right to stop these communications at any time, should you prefer not to receive them. This can be done simply and easily by calling 01708 723593 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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