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Skydive in Memory of My Dad, Steve Taylor

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I am raising money for 16th Stapenhill Scout Group

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As many of you know, my beloved Father passed away in March last year, and I wanted to do something in his memory, to raise money for his old Scout Group, 16th Stapenhill.

My Dad, Steve, was a member of 16th Stapenhill from it's beginning; he started in Cubs, and continued through Scouts and Venture Scouts, then became a Scout Leader for the group and eventually took the position of Chairman.

My Dad loved Scouting, it ran through his veins and growing up, myself and my brother went on many Scout camps with him (I myself was a Rainbow, Brownie and Guide and my brother a Cub and Beever). Dad taught us all about the great outdoors and we all loved going camping and hiking together.

16th Stapenhill Scout Group was very close to my Dad's heart and they are currently saving up for a much needed new Minibus, so that the group can carry on going on adventures and in my Dad's memory, I want to help to the cause so I've decided to do a Skydive in his memory to raise money!!

Event details

Skydive - Spring 2018!!

I am going to be doing a tandem skydive, at Langar Airfield Nottinghamshire. I have booked to do this on the 18th of August (but I have been told, dependent on weather conditions I may have a few delays but let's hope not!!).

With a tandem parachute specially designed for two people, we will each board an aircraft and soar to around 13,000 feet (approximately two miles high!). When we (and our instructors) leave the plane, we will fall at about 120 mph, descending to 5,000 feet in around 40 seconds. At this point, my instructor will open the parachutes and fly us safely back to earth!

Event date

18-August-2018 10:00  - 
31-October-2018 22:00

Event type

Running / Walking

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UK Parachuting Ellough Airfield,
NR34 7TE,
United Kingdom


I wish it could be more. Xxxx
Donation by Claire George
on 15-08-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Go girl ! You’re amazing !
Donation by Marion x
on 08-08-2018
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck, George! Xx
Donation by Gary Hendon
on 07-08-2018
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck Sis! xxx
Donation by Lawrence Taylor
on 05-08-2018
£25.00 gift aid
I'm so proud of you Georgina; Good Luck and have fun! All my love xxxxxx
Donation by Lesley Taylor
on 05-08-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck mate. Hope it all goes well :)
Donation by Alex ensor
on 01-08-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Chris Salt
on 31-07-2018
£1.25 gift aid
Good Luck!!
Donation by Alex Sear-Mayes
on 31-07-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Rani Ponnuthurai
on 10-07-2018
£5.00 gift aid
You must be mad George
Donation by Chris B
on 09-07-2018
£7.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £2,205.00
Offline Donations: £365.00
Total Raised: £2,570.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,901.25

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