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Louise Fox

Abseil in memory of my Dad

Raising money on behalf of my late Dad for Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre because this charity was close to his heart

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Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre

DCHC gives 660 residential holidays a year to children from Derby and Derbyshire having difficulty in daily life. Nominated children come from homes where the impact of financial hardship, deprivation or abuse has created a situation where stress is common and there are few comforts.

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I’m doing a sponsored abseil on 2nd July to raise money for The Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.

DCHC is a charity which was established in 1891 to provide Derbyshire children having troubles in their home lives with a holiday in Skegness, Lincolnshire. At the present time it provides 660 holiday places per season.

My late Dad Noel had a very difficult childhood so was fortunate to be taken on holiday to Skegness at the age of 10, this was the first time he’d ever seen the sea and was a much needed break away from his troubles at home.

He spoke so fondly of the children’s centre and the amazing memories he made there, so when I found out about the abseil, I jumped at the chance as I know if my Dad was here he’d have definitely wanted to help raise funds.

The abseil is 90ft and it’s over water, so I am quite nervous!!

I’d be SO SO grateful if you were able to sponsor me.

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