Capel man in sky dive for Coco’s children’s charity

Coco's Foundation supporters Geoff and Ruth Palmer with some of Ruth's knitted creations. Geoff will do a sky dive for the charity - picture submitted
Coco's Foundation supporters Geoff and Ruth Palmer with some of Ruth's knitted creations. Geoff will do a sky dive for the charity - picture submitted

Capel resident Geoff Palmer will be undertaking a sky dive on Sunday (August 16) for a West Sussex based charity which helps children in Africa

Geoff’s wife Ruth and her friends and family have supported the charity by knitting teddies, balls, jumpers, hats and blankets for them

Geoff, has always quietly supported in the background but now has the opportunity to do his bit.

He is taking the plunge with a skydive on Sunday at Salisbury Plain. Coco’s provide a feeding programme, school shoes & uniform to enable an education & build houses to provide much needed shelter.

The Coco’s Foundation was born when Coco’s hair salons owner Chris Connors planned a trip with six of his students to build a trauma centre at South African the Umbombo orphanage in 2010.

On returning Chris found he couldn’t walk away from such vulnerable children & so in 2011 The Coco’s Foundation charity was born. Today the Coco’s salons in Southwater, Billingshurst and Crawley all support the foundation.

Anyone able to sponsor Geoff in his endeavour, can donate via his Just Giving page www.justgiving.com/Geoff-Palmer5. Go to www.cocosfoundation.co.uk for more information about Coco’s.

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