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MP to parachute jump for charity

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans to take part in a parachute jump in aid of charity

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans to take part in a parachute jump in aid of charity

The sky’s the limit for Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans who is taking part in a sponsored parachute jump in aid of ABF The Soldier’s Charity.

Mr Evans will join the Army’s Tiger Free-fall parachute team a week on Friday (June 20th) for a tandem jump from 13,000ft.

He said: “ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are for soldiers, for life. This is a fantastic cause to get involved in and I hope we can raise some money on the idea of me jumping out of a plane from a great height!

“Soldiers put themselves in harm’s way for us and our country on a daily basis. Their families provide much-needed support to them and all too often need to deal with the consequences of having a loved one in the Armed Forces.

ABF provide financial assistance to all soldiers and their families when in need. Even when a soldier leaves the Army they are still part of their family.

Half of their money is given direct to individuals to help in areas such as debt relief, mobility assistance, education bursaries, carehome fees and respite breaks.”

To sponsor Mr Evans, log onto www.soldierscharity.org/donate or, alternatively, you can send a cheque made payable to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity to 9 Railway View, Clitheroe BB7 2HA or House of Commons, Westminster SW1A 0AA.

 

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