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Fundraiser’s challenge boosts two causes
A determined fundraiser has undertaken a canyoning challenge to raise charitable funds in memory of her dad.
Kim Attride decided to try something different and face a few fears by taking part in a canyoning challenge to raise £500 which has been split between St Nicholas Hospice Care and Sudbury’s St Gregory’s Church.
Kim said: “My dad passed away two-years-ago. The Hospice was there when we needed help and support and St Gregory’s was important to him I decided I wanted to do something to help them both.
“I wanted to do something that would mean I had to really push myself and when a friend suggested canyoning I just thought that sounds different why not.
“I was really nervous, but knowing it was all to help two good causes really pushed me on. I definitely faced some fears, I don’t know if I have conquered them, but it was definitely memorable and I am so grateful to everyone who supported me.”
Canyoning is the descent of a steep watercourse and saw Kim, who is terrified of heights, climb to the top of a waterfall in the Yorkshire Dales last month and then abseil down 101ft to the bottom.