Jump For The Rose

Jump for the Rose Tops $100,000 in Donations to Houston's the Rose Breast Cancer Clinic

LogoJump For The Rose (JFTR) today presented The Rose breast cancer clinic with a check for $17,865.00 at the clinic's annual holiday party. With that donation, the Houston-based group of skydiving enthusiasts has surpassed $100,000 in total funds raised for the clinic, which provides screening, diagnostic and treatment to breast cancer patients regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

World & Texas State Skydiving Records Set During Jump for the Rose "Pinkfest Mini Boogie" Breast Cancer Fundraiser

LogoJump For The Rose (JFTR) today confirmed that a group of five skydivers over sixty has achieved a world record at a breast cancer charity fundraiser the group recently sponsored. Bob Felt, Tom Ruprecht, John Benoit. Gary Greer, and James Parker, all of whom are over sixty years of age, jumped from 14,000 feet to create an unprecedented six-point formation in the skies above Rosharon, TX at the PinkFest Mini Boogie.

Houston Breast Cancer Survivor, 60, Among Senior Skydivers Attempting World Record Jump During "Pinkfest Mini Boogie" Fundraiser

LogoWhen Houston resident Marian Sparks was newly divorced, without insurance, and newly diagnosed with breast cancer, she received life-saving treatment from The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer treatment center. Since her recovery, the skydiver has helped raise nearly $85,000 for The Rose clinics through the charity she founded, Jump For The Rose (JFTR).