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Pay for a Day: Jamie Alderton

Monday 30 November 2020

Monday 30 November is Jamie Alderton’s Day. A day of Chestnut Tree House’s care has been paid for by Jamie following an incredible endurance challenge last year to box jump the height of Mount Everest in 24 hours.

Jamie Alderton_BoxJumpEverest_trainingA year ago today, Jamie completed his Box Jump Everest challenge in just over 22 hours – creating a new Guinness World Record. He also raised over £21,000 for Chestnut Tree House, which is enough to pay for three days of all our care services. Jamie selected today as one of those days.

Jamie said, “Every time I visit Chestnut Tree House, I’m blown away by the place. My wife and I have two children of our own and know how important it is to make the most of every moment. But for families of children with life-shortening conditions, this is even more important. By supporting Chestnut Tree House, I know that I’m doing something to help these children and families, and that makes all the training and the challenge itself worthwhile.”

£6,850 needs to be raised every single day to pay for all Chestnut Tree House’s care services, both at the hospice and in families’ own homes and, in these unprecedented times is needed more than ever.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a heartfelt thank you to Jamie for supporting local children and families. Without the generosity of our community, local hospice care wouldn’t be possible – now or in the future. Thank you.