February 28, 2009
reason behind Burnham duo's 10,000ft parachute jump
Burnham-On-Sea residents whose families have been affected by
Cancer are preparing to do a 10,000ft parachute jump to raise
funds for a charity that helps people hit by the disease.
Sutton (pictured right) and Andy Low (below), who both work at
Tesco in Burnham, are raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care
by performing the skydive at the Duke of Gloucester Barracks in
Gloucester on March 21st.
lost my granddad to Cancer in 2007, and Andy lost his mother to
Cancer just twelve weeks after she was diagnosed. Towards the
end of 2008, my mother was also diagnosed with skin cancer,"
Danny told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
had heard that one in three people are affected by Cancer, but
we never thought we would be among them."
almost seems common place today, so we have decided to do the
fundraising skydive to support the work of Marie Curie Cancer
will be a 10,000ft freefall parachute jump, which is about two
miles above the earth. We will freefall down to 5,000ft, falling
who is a student at Bridgwater College, added: "We are required
to raise a minimum of £800 between us to cover the jump
jump costs £185 each and anything above this that we raise
will be a straight donation to Marie Curie."
support the pair, you can sponsor them at www.justgiving.com/dannysutton