Fundraising Media Release

Kelly jumps out of plane twice!

A Theatre Practitioner jumped out of a plane to give something back to the people who have looked after her step-mum.

Mrs Kelly Claydon, who works in The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s theatres, has raised £1,210 for the Trust’s Cancer Care and Treatment Fund by completing a skydive in Beccles during May. Her husband Steve Claydon and his eldest daughter Sally Gates also helped with the fundraising and jumped with her.

She loved the experience so much that Mrs Claydon decided to do a second sky dive again recently.

Mrs Claydon was inspired to raise money for the hospital’s cancer team to say thank you for the care given to her stepmother Linda Scales.

She said: “I really enjoyed it but the first jump was overwhelming with trying to take everything in and the adrenaline rush was amazing.

“The second jump was much more relaxed and really enjoyable.

“I am really pleased with the amount raised and I wanted to give something back to the cancer treatment centre.”

Consultant Mr Jonathan Easterbrook thanked Mrs Claydon for her efforts.

He said: “It is really humbling when a family, who is going through a difficult time, is still able to think of others.”


To download the press release and picture, click here.

Pictured: Linda Scales, Mr Jonathan Easterbrook and Kelly Claydon