Charity Skydive

Do something amazing and jump for charity!

Combine the best 60 seconds of your life with raising money for your chosen charity.

You can choose to skydive for which ever charity you so wish, it does not have to be those that are stated below.

You will need to raise a minimum of £350 for your charity but please ask the charity first as they may have set minimum amount that they require you to raise.

The cost of the Skydive is £230 and will come out of the money you raise, which will need to be paid to Black Knights Parachute Centre.

Firstly, choose your charity then contact them for the sponsor forms.

Then book a date. A £50 non-refundable deposit is required and restrictions apply. Please see our tandems page for information

You can choose from a selection of charities below or you can choose our charity of the year.

Black Knights Parachute Centre Charity of the Year is:

St John’s Hospice

If you require any further information or would like our charity pack please email us.

Insurance for your Skydive is available from Skycover. Please quote ‘Black Knights Parachute Centre’

Charity Jumps

Cash for Kids is the official charity of Rock FM and provides a helping hand to disabled and disadvantaged children across Lancashire.

Each year we hope to have thousands of pounds available for grants to children’s charities, individuals and many other causes throughout our transmission area.

All the money is raised and spent locally and goes to children and young people under 18 throughout Lancashire, with mental, physical or sensory disabilities, with behavioural or psychological disorders, living in poverty or situations of deprivation, suffering through distress, abuse or neglect.

Please click here for more information.

CancerCare is a unique independent charity dedicated to helping North Lancashire and South Lakeland families affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions.

Delivered by qualified and experienced staff, CancerCare’s wide range of free professional therapy services are designed to help individuals and their families come to terms with and manage the challenges of a serious health condition and include: Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy Massage, Group Activities, Support Groups and a Children and Young People’s Service.

With over 30 years of experience, CancerCare has worked with and helped over 22,000 local people affected by cancer and other life limited conditions.

CancerCare began life in 1983 as a small volunteer led telephone helpline service based in an office within Royal Lancaster Infirmary offering support to local cancer patients and their families in an informal, relaxed manner. CancerCare now has two dedicated centres based in Kendal and in Lancaster and also provides outreach services in local hospitals and community outlets.

All CancerCare Services are provides free of charge; possible only through fundraising and generous donations from people like you!

For more information please visit www.cancercare.org.uk

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of the largest networked cancer centres in the UK. From ten operating sites across Merseyside and Cheshire we make almost 221,000 patient contacts to over 30,000 patients a year, offering pioneering chemotherapy, radiotherapy and proton therapy treatments.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is the only dedicated charity for patients and research at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. By choosing to support our charity, you will help us to improve patient experience, fund vital research, the latest therapies and innovations in cancer treatment.

Please click here for more information on how to raise money.

The Christie in Manchester is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres and an international leader in research. Treating more than 44,000 patients each year, we are committed to helping all those affected by cancer and provide a networked service that serves a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester and Cheshire delivering care as close to the patients home as possible.

Nothing at The Christie exists in isolation; it is the combination of everything we do that makes The Christie the special place it is. We could not continue the work we do without generous and dedicated fundraisers. By joining team Christie you will be helping save lives whilst having an unforgettable experience. Do something incredible; help us towards a future without cancer.

Please click here for more information.

Alder Hey is the busiest children’s hospital in the UK caring for over 275,000 young patients each year. Alder Hey Children’s Charity raises funds to support the hospital’s pioneering work and aims to improve the quality of life for our patients and through our innovations and research, the quality of life for children across the world.

Without the support of charitable donations from our fantastic supporters, many of the outstanding facilities and innovations at Alder Hey could not be achieved.

How can you help?

There are many ways in which you can get involved and raise money for Alder Hey. From organising your own fundraising event to getting sponsored to do something fun, we have something that will suit you.

Please click here to find out more about how you can help.

One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way.

We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.

The number of people with cancer is growing every day. We want to reach and improve the lives of  every one of those people. Find out how we’re going about it.

We couldn’t provide our vital services without the people who support us. Get involved in your local area, sign up for an event or organise your own. You’ll make a real difference to people living with cancer.

Please click here for more information.

Laughter, positivity and care, that’s what Claire House is all about. Located on the Wirral, our ten-bedded hospice provides respite, end-of-life and bereavement care for children and young adults with complex medical needs, up to the age of 23. We’re also there to support the whole family, providing support and counselling for as long as is needed.

But our work extends far beyond the hospice grounds. Our specialist nursing team also work in the community through our Hospice to Home scheme, which offers care and support in the family home.

We look after families from across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, West Lancashire and the Isle of Man and provide a home-from-home environment for our children and young people, helping enrich their lives so they can live them to the full.

We currently look after 160 families, with each child coming to Claire House for 17 nights a year. During their stay with us, each child has at a minimum of one-to-one care. They can spend time in our hydrotherapy pool, enjoy a music therapy session, sing karaoke in The Den or take part in arts and crafts therapy. And the whole family can be there with them, with private bedrooms and a lounge for Mum and Dad to unwind and take a break from their roles as carers.

Please click here for more information.

James Bulger will never be forgotten. He was a fun-loving, innocent little boy whose life was so cruelly taken away from him.

Millions remember with horror the terrible abduction and murder of two-year-old James, that happened in February 1993 in the Bootle and Liverpool areas of the United Kingdom.

To this day James’ mother Denise Fergus continues to receive messages of sympathy and support from people all over the world.

The aims and objectives of the James Bulger Memorial Trust Ltd are to benefit and support young people who are disadvantaged by reason of having become the victims of crime, hatred or bullying. To reward those who are judged to have shown exemplary conduct, making a positive contribution to the welfare of others, or society in general.

To do so by providing cost-free travel and holiday accommodation for such children and their families; along with a range of other tangible rewards, as deemed appropriate by the Trustees or their appointed representatives, and to support other organisations benefiting children in similar circumstances, as deemed appropriate by the Trustees.

Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for 70,000 children and adults living with muscle-wasting conditions. We provide vital information, advice and support to help people live as independently as possible.

We accelerate progress in research and drive the campaign for access to emerging treatments. Please click here for more information.

The Limbless Association provides information and support to the limb-loss community. We aim to support people of all ages and backgrounds through a variety of existing  services.

We offer support to individuals of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation or are already living with congenital or acquired limb-loss and we offer assistance and information to carers, family members and friends if they require it.

For more information, click here.

The Together Trust provides care, education and support to children and young people with behavioural or social difficulties, physical and learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. Our services include residential homes including short break services, specialist schools and colleges and a fostering service for hard to place children. Every year we help over 1400 children and adults across the North West to overcome very significant barriers giving them the most positive future possible.

All money raised from voluntary income is used to support this work. For further information please visit www.togethertrust.org.uk.

The NKF is the National Kidney Patient charity in the United Kingdom.
The Federation’s aim throughout the UK is to promote both the best renal medical practice and treatment, and the health of persons suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Established Renal Failure (ERF).

The NKF also supports the related needs of those relatives and friends who care for kidney patients.

Please click here for more information.

Dans Helping Hand is a trust fund which was set up in memory of the late Daniel Binney. The charity, set up by his Mother and a supportive team of volunteers, have dedicated countless hours to enable the charity to prosper.

The aim of the charity, is to provide financial support for families who have been affected by the death of a young person, aged between 16-24, by offering grants to help cover funeral costs.

Please click here for more information.

Destination Florida Children’s Charity works with children who have life threatening and life limiting medical conditions, and their parents or guardians.

This amazing charity organises life enhancing biennial trips to Florida for around 75 children from across the United Kingdom. Lasting for eight days, the children are given the opportunity to visit all the major theme parks, including; Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. They also have a relaxing and team building day involving time in the hotel pool, a shopping trip and watching a Cirque Du Soleil show, plus a final night party with entertainment.

Please click here for more information.

Hospice at Home West Cumbria is your local community hospice providing high quality, palliative and end of life care to people living in West Cumbria and we are the only provider of adult hospice services in this area. This means that all funds raised by local people help us to provide care for those in need within their own community.

Established in 1987 we have been nationally and internationally recognised as delivering an excellent model home-based palliative and end of life care.

Please click here for more information.

Your North West Air Ambulance Charity takes advanced healthcare to scene; reaching, treating and transferring patients to definitive care as quickly as possible and working collaboratively with our partners to ensure they are transferred to the best treatment centre thus improving chances of survival and reducing the risk of long term injury.

Just as many critically injured patients would not survive without the service, your North West Air Ambulance Charity would not be here without you. The service is funded by the generosity of the public through donations, fundraising activity, lottery membership and through our network of retail outlets, who provide vital charitable funding to keep our service flying.

Please click here for more information.

The aims and objectives of Kidneys for Life are:

To provide funding of research into kidney disease, transplantation, dialysis and related disease affecting the kidney direct patient amenities for renal and transplant patients not usually funded support of education and ongoing training of renal multi-disciplinary teams and patients.
Support of conferences and workshops both in the UK and overseas.
Purchase of medical equipment for the benefit of renal and transplant patients.

Please click here for more information.

7 young people are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. We’re the only charity dedicated to providing specialist care and support when they need it most.

We create world-class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.

We know that having cancer at a young age comes with its own particular set of challenges. Our services put the needs of young people first and allow them to face those challenges together.

Please click here for more information.