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**Tandem skydive with the Red Devils!**

**A unique and thrilling opportunity to raise funds for Taunton & Wellington Branch!**


 Experience the adrenaline rush of tandem skydiving with the best in the business! Your local Cats Protection needs help to care for the large number of cats we rescue each year

 Tuesday 23rd  August – Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury, SP4 6DZ

This exciting opportunity will involve an introduction to the Red Devils Team followed by a thorough training session on the ground. When you are fully briefed and it is your turn to jump you will board the aircraft with your Red Devils tandem instructor, once aboard you will be attached to your instructor in readiness for the jump. The aircraft will take off and climb to 13,000ft (2 1/2 miles up!), during the climb you will be able to see stunning aerial views from a unique perspective.
At exit altitude you move to the door of the aircraft and on the count of 3 jump out into free-fall. For some people the next 45 seconds lasts forever, for others it is over in the blink of an eye. However it takes you, your instructor will deploy the parachute at approximately 6,000ft for the canopy ride to the ground.
Minimum sponsorship applies. For more information please contact:

 Rebecca Worth, Regional Fundraising Manager Email - rebecca.worth@cats.org.uk Tel - 01825 741 960

 Please click to sign up (please note you will need to scroll down and select the 23rd  August)

 http://clickandjump.co.uk/red-devils-booking/ )

 

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Raise Money For Taunton & Wellington branch whilst having the adventure of a lifetime!

 

Himalayan trek and tiger conservation experience - 7-19 October 2017

 

What is it?

Cats Protection are very excited to launch a brand new, once in a life time opportunity for participants to take part in a 5 day Himalayan trek and 3 day tiger conservation project in India in October 2017. Members of the public, volunteers and supporters are all invited to sign up and raise funds for their local adoption/rehoming centre.

 The challenge

 Join fellow supporters of Cats Protection in India by taking part in this unique fundraising challenge with us. Your adventure starts in India’s capital Delhi before boarding the overnight train for the journey to the Lesser Himalaya where you will explore this spectacular area on foot during a four-day trek. You will reach altitudes of up to 2842m and will walk approximately 14km per day, taking around 7-9 hours.

 The terrain will vary throughout the trek but in general you will experience undulating (uphill and downhill) terrain. There are very few flat sections so while achievable this isn’t a walk in the park! Underfoot there will be stony pathways, grass, rocks and perhaps a few small streams to cross too. Despite this challenging terrain you will also be awed by lush green forests, views of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys, gushing rivers and small villages with friendly and welcoming local people.

 After your trek ends the next challenge begins!

 The conservation project

 You will spend three days in the Kanha National Park, inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his novel, The Jungle Book. During your time here you will learn about the efforts being made to conserve the environment, especially for tigers. We anticipate that you will take several drives into the National Park with the hope of spotting tigers and other endemic animals. You will also get hands-on experience and support the conservation efforts directly such as assisting with the removal of weeds, planting trees and habitat maintenance all of which are important tasks to keep the endemic plants in the National Park safe from invasive plant species which could change the ecological balance. There is also a possibility of helping with a tiger conservation lesson at a local school and further other opportunities for learning about the plight of the local wildlife.

If you wish to find out more,  enquire through Rebecca Worth, Fundraising Events Manager on 01825 741 960 or by emailing Rebecca.worth@cats.org.uk.





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There are many ways that you can support us -

  • Come along to one of our Fundraising Events
  • Volunteer to help at our events - go to our Volunteering page to find out how to join our Volunteer Pool
  • Organise a fundraising event to raise cash for needy cats
  • Get sponsorship for an activity
 
Even if you can only spare a few hours we would love to hear from you!