Rainbows Music Therapist pulls different chords for skydive

Our Music Therapist Rosie Robinson will be pulling chords of a different kind next month as she jumps 10,000 feet from an aeroplane. 

Rosie, who has worked at our hospice for four years, hopes to raise £800 for us.

On Saturday 7 September, Rosie, will scale new heights to take on this incredible challenge at Hinton Airfield. “I have gained such huge admiration for the children and families who access our diverse and comprehensive range of services when everything seems bleak or is completely unbearable,” she said. “I decided I wanted to fundraise to ensure the care and support is available for more families for longer. 

“Families who access Rainbows can be supported in so many different ways, music therapy is just one of the therapeutic services on offer and can be accessed by children, young people, siblings and families both in the hospice building in our fantastic music room, and also out in the community as part of the outreach programme. 

“Music is an innate language that we all possess and no matter what our ability, everyone can create sounds which can be used to express, communicate and explore feelings and emotions. It can also be a fantastic way to have fun, sing songs and share in an activity with the whole family. 

“The challenge of a skydive is big, no doubt about that. I am fairly comfortable with flying and have even done some acrobatics in the air however, when it comes to jumping out that’s a whole different game. This will be such a huge experience for me and I thank everyone who has supported me.”

To sponsor Rosie, visit justgiving.com/singingskydive

To find out more about Rosie’s work, along with everything else about Rainbows, visit the hospice’s Open Day on Saturday 21 September, 10.30am – 3pm.