Burnham estate agent raises £2,000 in memory of tragic Sian
estate agent Edward Creswick has completed a daring sky dive and
almost reached his fundraising target of £2,000 for the
British Heart Foundation in memory of a friend's daughter who
died of a heart condition.
Wood, pictured below, was only 24 when she passed away and Edward
has jumped 13,000 feet through the clouds to raise funds.
also held a coffee and cake morning and organised collections
during theatre performances by Glastonbury and Street Musical
Comedy Society and the the junior wing of the Weston Operatic
says he got to know Sian's mother and step-father through the
Glastonbury and Street Musical Comedy Society last year when he
joined after a gap of 25 years.
were very welcoming and made feel totally at ease in a large cast
of actors - many of whom I'd not met before. When I read posts
from Karen about her daughter on Facebook it made me feel very
even had to struggle to get access to her daughter's grave on
her birthday due to the floods and this was very upsetting for
all her friends to see how much she desperately missed her daughter."
added: "I decided I wanted to do something positive, something
that would put a huge smile on Karen's face, something positive
to keep Sian's memory alive and something positive to raise important
funds for the British Heart Foundation, a charity very dear to
Sian and her family."
who is managing director at CJ Hole Somerset, has also been helped
by Agents Giving, the industry charity for lettings and estate
agents, who will be adding 10 per cent to the funds raised.
added: "I would like to thank everyone who supported and
donated and I'm already looking forward to the next venture."
for the British Heart Foundation can still be made on Edward's
JustGiving page at www.justgiving.com/Edward-Creswick1,
or readers can text WITC48 £20 (or any amount) to 70070.
This page will close at the end of the year so that the 10 per
cent can be added.