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Updated on Sep 15th 2012 at 7:29 PM from the JustGiving API

Only hours to go until the start of the Great North Run! Any last minute donations would be massively appreciated :)

Updated on Sep 14th 2012 at 9:24 AM from the JustGiving API

Thank you to everyone who has donated today!! Over £100 raised on here alone then over £200 on sponsor forms too. Amazing!! Thank you for all of the support and very kind donations :)

Updated on Sep 13th 2012 at 10:58 AM from the JustGiving API

3 days to go! Any last minute donations, no matter how big or small, would really be appreciated :) thanks!

Updated on Aug 31st 2012 at 6:53 PM from the JustGiving API

Gone way over my target today.. May have to increase it! Thank you so much everyone :) keep sharing and donating anything you can!

Updated on Aug 31st 2012 at 3:48 PM from the JustGiving API

Only £5 away from my £50 target on my JustGiving page! Even if you could spare £1, it would be hugely appreciated :)

Updated on Aug 27th 2012 at 9:56 PM from the JustGiving API

I'm at 70% of my target :D thank you to those who have donated so far! Please share and donate anything you can :)

Updated on Aug 23rd 2012 at 8:37 AM from the JustGiving API

Yay for another donation on my JustGiving page! Any donation at all will be greatly appreciated :) thanks!

Updated on Aug 22nd 2012 at 7:31 PM from the JustGiving API

Yay for another donation on my JustGiving page! Any donation at all will be greatly appreciated :) thanks!

Updated on Aug 17th 2012 at 3:20 PM from the JustGiving API

Please take a look at my JustGiving page :) Donations/RT's would really be appreciated!

Updated on Aug 17th 2012 at 11:46 AM from the JustGiving API

Any donations, no matter how big or small, would be greatly appreciated so please take a look at my JustGiving page :)

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

I'm doing the Great North Run with my mam and a group of people from AYME (The Association of Young People with M.E). I will be being pushed around in my wheelchair but I'm hoping to walk any small bits that I can!

I was diagnosed with M.E almost 3 years ago. M.E is a widely misunderstood illness but can be so debilitating and life limiting. The main symptom is extreme fatigue and lack of energy, unlike the 'normal tiredness' that people feel after a long day. The fatigue is accompanied by many other symptoms such as aches and pains in the muscles and joints, headaches, nausea, insomnia, cognitive impairment (for example, memory loss and concentration difficulties), light and noise sensitivities and, in extreme cases, paralysis.

AYME offers support to young people with M.E and their families and puts them in touch with other young people with the illness who understand how they are feeling. AYME played a huge part in helping me come to terms with the illness and the drastic change in my lifestyle that having M.E caused.

I now do volunteer work for AYME by helping run workshops around the North East for young people in the area who suffer with M.E. The workshops have given young people with M.E an opportunity to ask questions about their M.E and to get help and support from other young people who are going through the same thing. It also gives people a chance to socialise as living with M.E can be very isolating. I am also taking part in a programme run by AYME where I contact young people with M.E every week to give them support and suggestions to help with anything they are struggling with.

AYME relies on donations to run these services and the many more ways that they support young people with M.E so any donations to this page will be greatly appreciated so that this charity can carry on with the great work it does.

Raising money for

Association of Young People with ME - AYME

Association of Young People with ME - AYME

Charity Registration No. 1082059

Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is medical condition with many complex symptoms. Approximately 25,000 children and young people are affected by ME/CFS in the UK. We provide a range of services that make a real difference to children and young people living with ME/CFS.

Donations 18

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Well done ladies! I'm looking forward to doing it next year! Kate x Well done Shiela, Janette and Rebecca! Love Kate, Abi, Steve & Tracy x

Donation by Kate Stanforth on 30/09/12

£5.00

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Donation by Kerry Forster on 23/09/12

£15.00

+ £3.75 Gift Aid

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Well done Rebecca, hoping to see you again soon, love and hugs Laura Northmore

Donation by Jane Northmore on 18/09/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Good luck it's hard x

Donation by Emma Davidson on 16/09/12

£2.00

+ £0.50 Gift Aid

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wishing you, your mam and sheila good luck for tomorrow - from Dorothy & Amanda xx

Donation by Dorothy Nesbitt on 15/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck for Sunday, hope it goes well!

Donation by Clare on 14/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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good luck to you all - happy pushing !!!! from denise n amy

Donation by denise goldsbrough on 14/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Becca! Love from Tara, Ritchie, Callum & Finn xx

Donation by Anonymous on 14/09/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck on Sunday.I'll be watching xx

Donation by Kevin Costello on 14/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Jenny Edwards on 31/08/12

£2.50

Donation by Anonymous on 31/08/12

£3.00

+ £0.75 Gift Aid

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Really proud of you guys, have fun xxxx

Donation by Gill Hudspith on 31/08/12

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Good luck becca, remember to have fun on the day!!!!!! xxx

Donation by Adele Bennett on 31/08/12

£10.00

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Hope you and Sheila have a fun day and raise lots of money.

Donation by Lynn Bennett on 31/08/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Go Becca and Jannette!! x

Donation by Liz Blackshaw on 27/08/12

Good luck, Rebecca.

Donation by Ian Warburton on 23/08/12

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Good luck Rebecca :D

Donation by David Todd on 22/08/12

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Just to get the ball rolling! Good luck! x

Donation by Phoebe Windebank on 13/08/12

£5.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£167.50
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£167.50
  • Gift Aid£36.25

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