Brooke's taking her first steps!!


Brooke is 8 years old, she has Cerebral Palsy and was wheelchair bound.


in 2012 we raised £75k for Brooke to have a life changing operation called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), this will make Brooke’s life so much better for her. It’s a special operation for children with spasticity cerebral palsy. This operation has a reported 100% success rate in its 24 year history but it is only currently available in America and more recently Bristol, however not available on our NHS.

She had this operation in Nov 2012 & started walking with a walker in Dec 2012, which is amazing!!

We had hoped with support and contribution to raise the rest of the monies for Brooke's aftercare, as this is just as important as her operation 


Please help us change Brooke's life forever.



Thank you to the Tree of Hope Children’s Charity for all their help.

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Updates 5

Brooke is just over 10 months post op & is doing fabulously, she has 5 days a week Physio (3days with a private Physio) & she is getting stronger everyday. She returns back to the USA to see DR Park on 25th November. We still are raising funds for her after care as this is vital.

18/09/13 10:12

Merry Christmas everyone! We returned home last week from the USA & the 2 operations were a huge success & Brooke is getting on great although there is still a long way to go for us all. Our total money raised to date is £65,800. Let's give a final push in 2012 to get to 70K.

27/12/12 12:57

We have currently raised a total off £57.287.03, Brooke's operation has been successfully paid for & will go ahead on the 15th November. Thankyou so much to everyone who has got us this far, our daughters dream is so much closer now. We just need a final push to hit £70K. xx

27/09/12 22:16

As of today we are currently sitting on £22,833.02, we still have a number of pledged sponsorships to come in from March skydive and various events coming up this month so this figure will rise! Great work thank you everyone!

02/07/12 21:36

Brooke's justgiving page is standing at £6833.00 at the moment guys, which is awesome!!

28/03/12 22:09

Raising money for

Tree of Hope

Tree of Hope

Charity Registration No. 1149254 In Scotland SC042611

Tree of Hope offers hope to the families of sick children in the UK who need specialist medical surgery, treatment, therapy and equipment in order to free them from suffering, giving a better quality to their young lives. England & Wales 1043092 Scotland SCO4261

Donations 547

Happy Easter Brooke love Evie-Lou xxxx

Donation by Donna and Evie on 19/04/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid


AXA Insurance are delighted to be involved in the Ufford Park Golf event on Saturday 16th August 2014.

Donation by AXA Insurance on 15/04/14


+ £105.00 Gift Aid

This from me & everyone at work! We held a raffle

Donation by Emalene on 04/04/14

Swish swap what a lot !!!!

Donation by Anne & friends on 26/03/14


+ £125.00 Gift Aid

We couldn't be a part of Anne Pope's fundraising events all the way from Oz but what a great job you did of organising it Mum and what an inspiration Brooke is!

Donation by The Crisps on 23/03/14


Sorry, I couldn't be part of any of your fundraising events, Anne Pope. Would like to donate for an amazing little girl, we wish her all the best in the future. Love from the Scott's

Donation by Emma Scott on 23/03/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid


Donation by Kayleigh Beard on 19/03/14


+ £0.50 Gift Aid


Donation by Kim Aldous on 15/03/14


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Hi Sarah, my friend Anne Pope told me about Brooke. Well done with the fundraising and very best wishes to you and you family

Donation by valerie chater on 06/03/14


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by maisie cattanach on 24/02/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid


Donation by CHANTELLE HAJDINI on 06/02/14


I've chosen to make a donation to Brooke's Wish to Walk in lieu of Christmas cards which I failed to send out this year! Go Brooke! Can't wait to hear of your progress. xxx

Donation by Maria Ward on 24/01/14


As a WHUFC supporter the little poppet has suffered enough in life. Good luck with your dream and hopefully one day I will see you leading the team out at Upton Park

Donation by Mark WHUFC Peeling on 22/01/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Lorraine Bookless on 31/12/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

best wishes

Donation by sue Norman on 20/12/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by maisie cattanach on 20/12/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid


Welcome back Brooke. Herewith money raised from Henley Xmas Fayre.

Donation by Pauline Lawrance on 11/12/13


+ £82.50 Gift Aid

Donating instead of Christmas Cards. :-)

Donation by Anonymous on 26/11/13


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Keep up the good work Brooke

Donation by Anne Pope on 25/11/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Saw this on Twitter as a fellow West Ham fan! Best of luck with the operation.

Donation by Alex Day on 20/11/13


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

It's been great to follow you on your incredible journey..... keep up the good work Brooke! Michelle, John, Emily & Abigail :-) xx

Donation by Michelle Baker on 04/11/13


+ £162.50 Gift Aid

Payment for auction items. Thank you so much! Good luck to Brooke :-)

Donation by John Roper on 04/11/13


+ £87.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Kim and James on 03/11/13


+ £250.00 Gift Aid

From David & Claire, Auction Items. xx

Donation by Anonymous on 28/10/13


+ £250.00 Gift Aid


Just testing the text donate code x

Donation by Sarah Lawrance on 30/09/13


+ £0.25 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£21,952.67
  • Offline donations£49,614.47
  • Text donations£227.00
  • Total raised£71,794.14
  • Gift Aid£4,528.23

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