Jessie May charity marks 21st anniversary

March 03 2017

A CHARITY which cares for terminally ill children within their own homes is celebrating its 21st anniversary.

A CHARITY which cares for terminally ill children within their own homes is celebrating its 21st anniversary.

Founded in 1996 by the parents of Jessica May Purrington, who died of genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy when she was four and a half months old, Jessie May supports

families in Bristol, Bath, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire and is planning a year of activity to celebrate reaching the milestone.

Included in the line-up of events and celebrations for 2017 is an evening fundraiser with some special names from the world of sport, an exhilarating skydive, the return of the People’s

Grand Prix, a big community summer party and much more.

Jessie May head of fundraising, Julian Withers, said: “2017 is a huge year for us as a charity as it marks our 21st anniversary. “We really wanted to mark the occasion with a series of special activities throughout the year, to remind people why we do what we do and encourage them to get involved.

For information visit www.jessiemay.org.uk