Lucy’s walk on hot coals

South Leeds Life volunteer Lucy Potter and colleague Sadiya Salim (child friendly Leeds worker) took part in a fire walk on Wednesday 24 November in Victoria Gardens.

Lucy and Sadiya feel the heat

It was to help raise money and awareness for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund and congenital heart disease.

The charity which supports the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit at the LGI provides support including accommodation for the families of babies and children across the region.

Alongside 48 other passionate supporters they bore the soles of their feet for some daring fire walking.

Lucy said “It was very very hot, but we had been motivated up to the point of walking on hot embers for 40 minutes prior by fire walking experts. The feeling afterwards was that of elation and relief.”

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