Sean Fleming, staff member at Sheffield City GP Health Centre, is taking part in a sponsored charity parachute jump. He will be taking to the skies in April of this year in aid of the Children's Hospital Charity in Sheffield.

Sean has worked as a Summarizer at Sheffield City GP Health Centre since November last year.

Sean decided to take part in the death-defying act to help raise money for the Children's Hospital Charity as this is something close to his heart. Sean's older brother, Mark, spent a lot of time in the hospital when he was younger due to various medical problems and Sean wants to play his part in giving something back to the charity.

Sean said about the jump: "I wanted to take part in a parachute jump because I did a reverse bungee jump in 2009 and got such an adrenalin rush from it that I wanted to do something similar. The charity also did such a lot for Mark and it's a great cause so I thought it the best place to give my fundraising money to."

Cheryl Ridge, Fundraiser at The Children's Hospital Charity, said: "We are delighted that Sean has chosen to raise money for our charity and we wish him all the best with the challenge. Sean's fundraising will help us support and enhance the work of The Children's Hospital, Sheffield and will make a real difference to our young patients. Many Thanks for your support Sean."

Survindar Chahal, Operations Manager at the centre, said: "Sean is always very kind to our patients and makes them feel at ease so it doesn't surprise me at all that he is taking part in something so worthwhile. He is also a bit of an adrenalin-junkie so it's no shock that he is doing something so terrifying!"

Sean will be taking part in the jump at Langar Airfield, close to Nottingham, in April of this year. If you would like to sponsor him then please go to Sheffield City GP Health Centre and speak to someone at reception.

Alternatively, visit www.doitforcharity.com for more information.

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