Please help us raise £60,000  for Tree of Hope to help Brecon receive Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy treatment in the USA, to enable him to walk unaided.


Our son, Brecon, was born with cerebral palsy. He is now 5 years old,  and in his young life has already overcome a number of hurdles. Now he wants to walk unaided.


When we heard of the work being done by Dr Park and his team in the USA to help children like Brecon, we got in touch, and we were delighted to be told that Dr Park can help us.


We now need to pay for the SDR operation, and a further orthopaedic operation to  correct the stiffness in his legs. Brecon will then need intensive physiotherapy and specialist equipment when we get home. We will have to spend about a month staying near the hospital, and eventually go back for a follow up appointment.


Based on other families’ experiences, we think it will cost at least £60,000, and if you can help raise these funds, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.


Rob & Ann

 Brecon’s parents

Should we exceed the target amount (or if we do not raise enough funds, or if they cannot be used for any other reason) the funds raised will go to the general funds of Tree of Hope to assist other sick children.



Updates 9

Brecon’s SDR appointment is in October, and this page will stay open till then. After that, you can follow his progress on Any surplus in the appeal fund will be used by the Tree of Hope to help other children. Very many thanks to you all.

30/08/13 10:22

THANK YOU ALL - What a superb response - THANK YOU ALL

15/07/13 02:33

Thanks to John Rogers and Graham Down for their donations

10/07/13 11:28

Recent donations from Phil & Betty Susan & Keith Mike & Suzanne We would like to thank everyone for all of their donations. It's marvelous to think how generous everyone is. Thanks again.

08/07/13 09:56

For more information about Brecon and up coming events see our website many thanks

24/06/13 09:04

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Donations 865

Proceeds from the Caldicot U3A concert on January the 11th. What a great night was had.

Donation by Anonymous on 25/01/14


Burnt Barn Charity Event !!

Donation by Hayley Herbert on 15/01/14


+ £14.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Jen (IHS) on 03/01/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 24/12/13

A great donation from all at Chepstow Senior Citizens.

Donation by Anonymous on 08/12/13


Thank you to Wynford. Thank you to Leslie. Thank you to Mathern Male Voice Choir and Mathern Ladies Choir

Donation by JHC on 22/11/13


+ £15.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 10/11/13


+ £3.75 Gift Aid

money I raised doing the tough mudder, many thanks to all who sponsored me, and we wish all the best for Brecon. kevin watkins

Donation by Anonymous on 28/10/13


+ £62.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Michelle on 15/10/13


Donation by Anonymous on 14/10/13


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Here's what I raised from Tough Mudder Rob

Donation by Andy Green on 12/10/13


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Brecon. We pray that your trip to the USA goes well. Here is a further £20 to add to the £400 raised by your schoolfriend Daniel Morcombe during his charity bike ride.

Donation by Paul Morcombe on 10/10/13


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Brecon,

Donation by Steve smith on 10/10/13


+ £42.50 Gift Aid

In recognition of Kevin Watkins' effort during the Tough Mudder. Well done! Best of luck to Brecon with all his treatment.

Donation by Ian & Joanne Morse on 09/10/13


Donation by Anonymous on 09/10/13


Donation by Gavin Peacock on 09/10/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

In recognition of the generosity of Dan Black and the courage and determination of Dan and Brecon.

Donation by Anon on 08/10/13

Donation by Anonymous on 08/10/13

with our very best wishes for a successful outcome, looking forward to seeing this little man walking to the pub rather than being carried by his dad. Best wishes to you all x

Donation by Richard and Andrea Porter on 06/10/13

Well done Andrew Davies for completing the Tough Mudder challenge

Donation by Tracy Stanton on 05/10/13


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Brecon, all the best for the future.

Donation by Lee on 01/10/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Andrew Davies on 30/09/13


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Mark

Donation by Colin Carville on 30/09/13


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

All the best

Donation by Barbara Lapthorn on 24/09/13


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Go Mark H

Donation by Mark Bullingham on 24/09/13


+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£27,855.69
  • Offline donations£45,580.00
  • Text donations£35.00
  • Total raised£73,470.69
  • Gift Aid£4,560.93

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