Daniel, or Dan as he was known to friends, was a lively young man. 

He had spent Monday at Notting Hill Carnival with friends in September 2010. He had complained of a headache on the Wednesday night and by 6pm on the Thursday night he was fighting for his life in hospital. 

Daniel had complained of a headache and he had taken some paracetamol. Later on he complained of aching legs – we had no idea this was a symptom of meningococcal septicaemia. 

He was rushed to hospital the following evening after his dad came home from work to find him collapsed and covered in a rash.

Six hours after being induced into a coma and in ITU, Daniel suffered a cardiac arrest and never regained consciousness. He was pronounced brain stem dead four days later. 

A huge gap has been left in our lives, a gap that I feel will never be filled.

Raising money for

Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation

Charity Registration No. England 1091105,SC037586, Ireland CHY 12030

Meningitis is deadly; killing and seriously disabling in hours. Small children and young adults are high risk, but all ages can be affected. Globally 1,000 people die daily. We fundraise to invest in research, campaign for vaccines, provide symptom information and support those already affected.

Donations 4

Donation by Donald Pow on 12/07/14


+ £3.75 Gift Aid

Wonderful thing your are doing Sharon !! Thoughts are with you and family xx

Donation by Lynn Anderson on 11/07/14


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Allied Vehicles Ltd Company on 28/05/13


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Paul George on 20/01/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£100.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£100.00
  • Gift Aid£25.00

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