Fiona Mairs

Fiona's fundraiser for St Catherine's Hospice Preston

Fundraising for St Catherine's Hospice Preston
raised of £1,000 target
Tandem skydive, 6 September 2024
We provide specialist care and support to people with life-shortening illnesses.


Hi, I’m proud & honoured to be Lady Captain of Ashton & Lea Golf Club this year. My chosen charity is St. Catherine’s Hospice which is very close to my family’s heart. I promised my Mum, Julia McHarrie, that if I ever became Lady Captain I would choose it as my charity. Unfortunately Mum isn’t around to witness this as she passed away in 2012 & spent the last 2 weeks of her life in the hospice.

My ‘piece de resistance’ for the year will be a tandem skydive - I can’t ever remember another Lady Captain throwing themselves out of a plane for charity! My good friend & fellow golfer Elena Wren has also agreed to jump with me (not together) - we must be mad!

St Catherine's provides palliative and end-of-life care and support for the people of Central Lancashire, through our specialised services at the hospice and in people’s own homes.We're here to help people facing life-shortening conditions like cancer, motor neurone disease and heart failure to enjoy the best possible quality of life to the end of life. It costs more than £5m to run our charity every single year. We rely on the amazing efforts and wonderful generosity of supporters like you to help us raise the funds we need. Thank you!

About the charity

St Catherine’s cares for patients and families who are affected by life-shortening conditions, at the hospice and in people’s own homes across Chorley, Preston and South Ribble. Our specialist care helps people enjoy the best possible quality of life to the end of life.

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+ £101.25 Gift Aid
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