Dare devils raise £10,000 for Rowcroft Hospice

A group of dare devil fund raisers have raised a whopping £10,000 for Rowcorft Hospice.

The dare devils are challenging themselves and others to abseil Over the Edge – The Drop.

50ft Higher than last year

Dare devils raise £10,000 for Rowcroft Hospice

The drop is a 50ft higher than what it has been in previous years and now measures a rather impressive 150ft off the side of a crane.

Yes you did read that right, a crane.

Sharon Foster from Torquay said:

I did a sponsored 15,000ft skydive last year to raise funds for Rowcroft and decided that this would be my next fundraising challenge!”

I was really nervous but had the support of my best friend Natalie. I think it was even scarier than the skydive but I absolutely loved it and I feel proud to have done it.

The event took place on Saturday the 7th April and was set in the stunning grounds of Rowcroft hospice.

Other events at rowcroft hospice

Unfortunately if you wanted to take part in this event the time has now passed.  

However, Rowcroft Hospice also have a variety of other fundraising events for you to take your pick from.

Reckon you’ve got what it takes for a 15,000ft exhilarating sky dive on Saturday 29th April?

If you prefer to keep you feet firmly on the old terra-firmer you can always take part in the Colour Rush, Teignmouth on the 12th May.

Failing that, an event for the ladies, Fun on the Farm theme night walk  aka The Rowcroft Sleep walk is also taking place on Saturday 7th July 2018.

Rowcroft Hospice provides a plethora of services for inpatients, their families and the community as a whole.  As a charity, they rely on donations.

70% of all of their funding comes from the incredible generosity of local people.  Last year it cost £8.3 million to provide the services needed.

 

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