Members of Warwick Youth Parliament are just days away from an ultimate leap of faith when they will skydive for a good cause.
The youngsters have been campaigning over the past few months to sponsors for their fundraising skydive for the charity Safeline.
The Take the Leap team managed to reach and go beyond their target with the help of some generous donations from individuals and organisations.
Kenilworth School held a non-uniform day and raised an amazing £904. Queens Arms, a gastro-pub in Lutterworth, raised £110 through a collection box and a karaoke night hosted at The Fusilier, Leamington took a further £132.
The young people’s department at Safeline helped the Take the Leap team set up a CrowdFunder web page which raised a further £655.
And the youth parliament team - Ajay Bawa, Cora-Laine Moynihan, Curtis Kay, Sam Round, Alex Fryer, Izzy Leon, Angela Leon, Stacey Taylor, Jade Taylor, Chloe Downs, Jack Hobbs and Sukhraj Sidhu - also set up a JustGiving page and, in August, took part in a 22-mile hike from Warwick to Rough Close campsite in Coventry and back again.
The skydive will take place at Hinton Airfield in Brackley on April 1 from 12.30pm.
Safeline is a sexual abuse and rape charity based in Warwick, specialising in both support and prevention work.
The charity works to support survivors while working with young people, equipping them with the confidence, knowledge and skills to keep themselves and others safe.
For more information visit http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/take-the-leap