January - December
21 British Parachute Association centres across the UK
Experience the thrill of jumping and free-falling in a sponsored tandem skydive to help beat loneliness for older people!
A tandem skydive is the easiest and most popular of all skydives. After just 30 minutes of training you get to jump strapped to a British Parachute Association (BPA) qualified tandem instructor who does all of the hard work for you, allowing you to enjoy the exhilarating feeling of flying through the clouds from over 10,000 feet at up to 120mph!
Book your skydive today by visiting the Do It For Charity website and selecting Methodist Homes (MHA) within the 'Age' category as your chosen charity from the drop-down list.
Event entry fee: £70
Event sponsorship: £395
Registration for this event is open all year round.
To register, please visit the Do It For Charity website and select MHA from the drop-down list as your chosen charity.
For more information about parachuting for MHA, please contact the MHA Fundraising Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01332 221641.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
No experience is required as training is provided.
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.