Charity Skydive

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Charity Skydive thumbnailThe brave trio held their charity sky dive at the wild geese skydive centre in Garvagh last weekend.

THREE FRIENDS from Ballymoney decided to combine their hunger for adrenaline fuelled fun with raising money for a good cause when an opportunity arose earlier this year.
Fiona Connolly, and Antoin Patterson from Cloughmills completed the charity skydive with friend Sinead McGuckian took part in a charity sky dive last weekend in aid of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity NI.
Fiona explained how their plans turned into actions explaining: "It was just something we always wanted to do then the opportunity came up through Sineads friend of he had a disability and the group decided to do the skydive to raise funds for the Leonard Cheshire disability charity in Northern Ireland."
The Leonard Cheshire Disability support thousands of disabled people in the UK. They offer a wide range of care and support services including social education, accommodation services and leisure services.
Fiona said the fund-raising took a lot of organisation but luckily people rallied around to help. She explained: "People did different things to help raise funds for the charity. We held a fun day back in September in The Corner House in Cloughmills and were overwhelmed by the generosity of everyone who attended.


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