Your Fundraising Stories
If you're wondering if raising money for SOFT is something you could do, read a bit more about the amazing people who have gone before you. One day soon, it could be your story.
In October 2015, Dan Holmes made the leap for SOFT in memory of Evie Scott. Dan is neither a keen flyer nor a seasoned parachutist but he wanted to take on this personal challenge in support of close friends. Watch Dan in action. And here's the article the appeared in his local paper (the Walsall Advertiser).
In the Summer of 2014, siblings Kerri and Grant (Team Betts) climbed Helvellyn and Skafell Pike in memory of their brother Glen (T18) who would have been 21 years old.
In October 2014, Mike Barclay ran the Great West Run to raise money for SOFT. Not content with this, he also ran the Falmouth half marathon and Rock Solid Race Exeter in March 2015 before finally running the London Marathon in May 2015. Mike met his own personal goal of raising £1500 for SOFT (and smashed his time in the marathon). An amazing success all round!
On 10th May 2015, Alice Todd completed a tandem parachute jump at Beccles Airfield. She took on this personal challenge to support two charities - the National Autistic Society and SOFT UK - and raised a total of very nearly £420 (+ a lovely chunk of Gift Aid). Alice chose to support SOFT in memory of her son Aden, who was born sleeping on 18th August 2012.
On 5th October 2014, Tina van Ewyk took on her own personal challenge of running the Morat-Fribourg race.