Jumping for joy after raising more than £650 for a dog rescue charity

Sandra Howarth jumps out a plane at the North London Parachute Centre at Wimblington

Sandra Howarth jumps out a plane at the North London Parachute Centre at Wimblington - Credit: Archant

Sandra Howarth is jumping for joy after raising more than £650 for Ravenswood Pet Rescue by braving a sky dive challenge.

Sandra Howarth with her dog Poppy

Sandra Howarth with her dog Poppy - Credit: Archant

Animal lover Sandra chose Ravenswood after friends re-homed dogs from them and heard how much the group’s vets bills amounted to.

Despite nerves, on hearing that her sky dive buddy had been jumping out of planes for 25 years, she knew she was in safe hands.

“The scariest bit was going up in the plane, I knew it was real and couldn’t back out,” she said.

“Once I knew how experienced my co-jumper was though I felt totally safe and just enjoyed the experience.


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“It was surreal going through clouds and looking down at March and seeing Ely Cathedral from above. My stomach turned when the parachute opened, but it was an amazing experience and one I would definitely do again.”

Sandra got the buzz for a charity sky dive after doing a fire walk last year.

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You can donate by visiting her Go Fund page at http://www.gofundme.com/rd3m6s.

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