Abbeyfield Gloucestershire

Betty's Summer House

Betty is having a "going for it year" at the age of 90! She will be wing walking, embarking on a 100mph zip wire and an abseil challenge to raise money for a new summer house at an Abbeyfield house in Cheltenham, where she lives.
raised of £8,000 target
by 30 supporters
RCN 220611

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A truly remarkable 90 year old pensioner, Betty Bromage has recently undertaken a wing walk from Rendcomb Airfield and on Wednesday 15th May she will be embarking on a 100mph zipwire challenge into a Snowdonia former slate mine followed by an abseil challenge in the autumn to raise £8,000 for a new summer house in the garden at an Abbeyfield house in Cheltenham, where she lives.

For Betty such challenges are not new, she has already wing walked 3 times raising money for Sue Ryder, Air Ambulance and the Cobalt Unit.

"While others at my age might prefer to take it easy, I just love the adrenaline rush of doing something extreme as a wing walk", said Betty.

"The other residents think I'm a bit mad but they're all incredibly supportive. They came to watch my wing walk at Staverton airfield last year and they have often got involved with fundraising too", continues Betty.

Go Betty!

About the charity

Abbeyfield Gloucestershire is a charity dedicated to making the lives of older people easier and more fulfilling through the provision of highly sheltered housing. It is a member of the much wider Abbeyfield group of charities.

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