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Thank you to our FlyingMonkeys!

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The 2015 team of FlyingMonkeys have jumped out of the plane in Skydive Empuriabrava ¡Thank you so much for your help and solidarity MªCarmen, Cristina, Marta, Alix and Aaron! You are super brave! 

We would like to thank Skydive Empuriabrava for letting us use their space to organize this event! We would also like to thank all the volunteers that helped in the organization, the setting up, the stands and activities, the logistic, picture taking, design of the flyers, broadcasting … thanks to all your hardwork and good spirit the day was a success! Thank you so much!

We would also like to thank the rock group PELUT! Their live concert was amazing!

This event could not have been organized without the help of our collaborators and sponsors : Terraevents, Catalunya Aventura, L’Empordà, Diari de Girona, ara.cat, Ajuntament Castelló d’Empúries- Empuriabrava, Engels & Völkers, Windoor, Bowling Empuriabrava, Butterfly park, Port d’Empuriabrava, Grupo VICA y IO

See you next year!


Skydive for Mona!

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Aaron is our fifth FlyingMonkey (MONOVoldador)! Want to know why he decided to skydive for Mona?

“I skydived for Mona because I’m an animal lover and fight for animal rights. I’ve always wanted to skydive and what better way to do so than by supporting a good cause and people that compensate the meanness and cruelty of others by doing some good in this world”

Do you want to help us and skydive for Mona? Contact us mj.sanchez@fundacionmona.org

SkyMona 2015! Join the fun!

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We are in the starting blocks for saturday, a day of fun and solidarity! You cannot miss this, everyone’s invited so bring along your family and friends!


  • 10:00 am Start of the day ‘Jump for the primates’
  • 11:30 am Presentation of Santi Corella’s “Frontera límite”: You want to learn more about a true and inspiring story? Then do not miss the presentation of the book “Frontera Límte” by a pioneer of skydiving and important figure! He will tell us about his adventures, sprinkled with some anecdotes about his time as a professional skydiver.
  • 12:30 am Tandem jump of the FlyingMonkeys
  • 1:00 pm Rock concert by the group PELUT
  • 1:45 pm Raffle. Prizes include : a one night hotel stay for two people, two dinners for two people and a wonderful MONA goody pack (official Mona T-shirt, stuffed toys, mugs, tickets to visit the center and much more!)


And …

During the entire day (from 10 am to 5 pm) you will be able to participate in the following:

Face-painting: Become a flyingmonkey for the day! (1€)

Research activity: Are you more and less intelligent than a chimp? Will you dare to take on this challenge? (1€)

Shirt painting: Paint the chimp, macaque, gorila, primate of your choice onto a shirt! We will help you!

Drawing workshop: Let your imagination run free while drawing a flying monkey! (free)

Hop onto a small plane: Are you afraid of heights? Do not worry, you can still visit a plane without being 4,000 meters high in the air! (Free)

‘How does a parachute work?’ Workshop: Have you ever wondered how a parachute works and how to you deploy it? And once deployed, how do you fold it? During this workshop, we will show you all that! (Free)

Story-telling: do you like tales? Come to the reading of the children’s book Ximpatic (1€)

When: Saturday September 19th
Where: Skydive center Skydive Empuriabrava (Girona)
What time: 10 am to 5 pm
How much: Free entry
Price of Skydive: 270 euros, including the donation to MONA.
Price of activities :0-1 euro.

For more information, don’t hesite to contact mj.sanchez@fundacionmona.org

Meet our 2015 FlyingMonkeys!

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marta borras

Marta Borràs, tandem skydiver part of the 2015 Flyingmonkeys team.

“My motivation for signing up for this event has been a combination of several dreams of mine. I have been wanting to skydive for a while now, but I didn’t want to do it by myself and no one wanted to jump with me. But then I saw this event and thought ‘perfect, that’s my only opportunity! I will finally be able to skydive and all at the same time I’ll do it for a good cause!’ 
I’ve loved animals since I was a kid, they’ve always held a special place in my heart! This love and empathy that I had and still have for them was so strong that 10 years ago I decided to become vegan, it was an important step for me and I truly felt like I needed to do it. I work with different associations and participate in events in order to raise money for animals and educate society on captivity in places such as : circuses, dolphinariums ..

Are YOU ready to take the plunge and jump to help MONA? Contact us:  mj.sanchez@fundacionmona.org

Be part of the solution for these animals today