In 2002 Gemma became a link care worker with Bernardo's caring for many young children with serve Autism through to their 18th birthdays. At present she cares for a 6 year old boy with Down Syndrome for one weekend each month. Over the last 13 year Gemma has given her time to participate in many fund raising events. She has completed the Race for Life twice, raising funds for Brest Cancer. Gemma has run the London Marathon, not once but four times raising thousands of pounds for charities such as RNLI, Downs Syndrome Association; Make a Wish and Pulmonary Hypertension.