A local firefighter has assembled a team for a fundraising skydive and hopes to raise over £6000 for research into leukaemia and other blood diseases.

Having sadly lost his mother at the age of 9 – and later a cousin – to leukaemia, Kings Norton firefighter Ben Price, has chosen to fundraise for Bloodwise, a charity which funds research and provides support to improve the lives of blood cancer patients.

Ben has roped in a few work colleagues along with family and friends, to take part in a charity skydive in July.

Alongside the skydive, the team will be holding other fundraising events: from car washes at Kings Norton Fire Station, coffee mornings and cash collections.

Some of the participants have also set themselves extra challenges alongside the skydive – Ben and a friend will be cycling 80 miles to Nottingham to take part in the jump!

To sponsor Ben’s efforts visit his Just Giving page

See and support more of the team on the Bloodwise Skydivers Just Giving Team page

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