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Weʼre raising £500 to Sponsor a Skydive to help raise money for the Palliative Care Unit at Wansbeck Hospital in Northumberland in memory of Heather Young.


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I am doing a sponsored skydive for the Palliative Care Unit at Wansbeck Hospital in Ashington, Northumberland. I am doing this in memory of my Mam, Heather Young (in the picture) who was treated and ultimately died there in September last year.

The Ward delivers excellent end of life care to cancer patients and having had both my Mam and my family supported by them I know firsthand the excellent work they do there. The staff are lovely, the level of care is outstanding and I believe they should be recognised for this.

Being scared of heights, on a personal level this is terrifying for me but I feel this is a very little and insignificant thing I can do to help the Unit compared to the monumental task they do on a day to day basis looking after both terminal and non-terminal cancer patients and their families.

I will be doing the Skydive on the 28th of June 2019 and with this being said I would appreciate any donation that you can manage, it means so much.

Many thanks in advance,

Andrew Young.

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    • Paula Minary

      Paula Minary

      Feb 21, 2019

      Great cause, good luck.


    • Stephanie And Robert Clark

      Stephanie And Robert Clark

      Feb 18, 2019

      A very good cause to donate to, we are very proud of you Andrew xx


    • Alexis Baker-Smith

      Alexis Baker-Smith

      Feb 13, 2019

      A brilliant way to support a fantastic cause-well done you!


    • Anonymous


      Feb 12, 2019

      Great cause good luck Andrew your mam will be proud


    • Amy Stonestreet

      Amy Stonestreet

      Feb 7, 2019

      Fantastic cause, good luck! x


    • steven davies

      steven davies

      Feb 7, 2019

      Well done Andrew.I considered your mother to be a valuable colleague and an even better friend. Sadly missed and taken far too early.


    • Taylor Keir

      Taylor Keir

      Feb 5, 2019


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