Denise Leatt


Fundraising for When You Wish Upon A Star
raised of £200 target
by 12 supporters
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
Event: Derby Cathedral Abseil, on 11 September 2021
We aim to grant the magical Wishes to children with life threatening illnesses


I’ve been scared of heights since a child, so have taken on the challenge of abseiling down tall buildings!

My first abseil challenge was 2 years ago – I abseiled 100ft down of the side of Queens Medical Centre and raised £214 for Queen's Medical Centre to help provide specialised diagnostic equipment and fund research into childhood illnesses. I did this in memory of my two brothers who died as babies with heart conditions.

This year I am more than doubling the height of my last challenge and abseiling 212 ft down the side of Derby Cathedral
My aim is to raise money for the charity 'When You Wish Upon a Star' which grants the wishes of children living with a life-threatening illness.
The charity also organises days out and treats for the children, helping them to have some fun and smile.

To take part I will need to climb 189 steps of the 212-foot tower to then abseil down the side of the cathedral. I am nervous as heights make my legs wobble, but it's helping children so well worth the fear!

Check out some of the wishes that have been granted for children with life-threatening illnesses;

The details;
100% of the money raised goes to the charity 'When You Wish Upon a Star' which has a simple mission, to grant the wishes of children living with a life-threatening illness.
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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my page and support a great cause.

About the charity

When You Wish Upon a Star are a charity whose aim is to grant the Wishes of children between the ages of 4 to 16 years old living with life threatening illnesses. Whatever the Wish, wherever possible, we will aim to make that Wish come true. Please help us grant these magical Wishes

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £77.50 Gift Aid
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