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Matt raises £600 in flying fundraiser

Matt Llewelyn Jones, Digital Sales Executive at Wessex Garages, during his skydive in aid of George Thomas Hospice Care.​​

A MEMBER of staff from our dealership on Hadfield Road in Cardiff took part in a skydive last Sunday (September 6, 2015) and raised £600 for charity.

Matt Llewelyn Jones, a Digital Sales Executive, jumped from a plane on Sunday, September 6 in aid of George Thomas Hospice Care.

Matt, who lives in Cathays, explained: “I’ve been meaning to do a charity skydive for years.

The jump was incredible and the weather was perfect so it made the experience even better. I didn’t get scared up there and now I think I`ve got the bug for it and can’t wait to get up there again. I would like to thank everyone for all of the support and for the money donated.

“George Thomas Hospice Care is our dealership’s chosen Charity of the Year. It provides specialist home-based palliative care for people suffering from cancer and other life threatening illness.”

It was established in 1984 and has helped more than 22,000 patients and their families in Cardiff. George Thomas Hospice Care is committed to personal dignity, quality of life and the highest possible standards of care and service.

Matt did the tandem jump at Swansea Airport with an experienced British Parachute Association Instructor. He free fell from 12,000 feet.

The 24-year-old continued: “George Thomas Hospice Care do such a great job supporting local people and their families at such a difficult time. I’m delighted I managed to raise more money than my target figure of £500.”

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