A granddaughter has faced her fear of heights and jumped put of a plane to raise money for a charity that took care of her grandmother.
Charlotte Allen, 24, took part in a skydive to raise money for Treetops Hospice.
Mary Hallam passed away in February last year after a fight against bowel cancer.
In the final weeks of her life, a Treetops nurse would visit her at home to provide respite care during the day and night so that her family could have some much-needed rest.
Charlotte said “Nanna wanted to be at home and we’d do anything to keep her there, so it was a relief that someone was there to help.
“Grandad wanted to do everything himself, but at his age it was a lot to take on.”
In memory of her nanna, and to raise money for Treetops Hospice, Charlotte decided to face up to her fear of heights by leaping out of a plane at 10,000ft.
Charlotte said: “It was an absolutely amazing experience. “I am so afraid of heights, but I got up there, looked up and said ‘I love you nanna’ and then we did it.”
To take part in a charity challenge or to find out more about Treetops Hospice visit www.treetopshospice.org.uk.
To sponsor Charlotte visit http://www.justgiving.com/Charlotte-Allen4.