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£9,563
raised of £10,000 target by 137 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,563 to help raise money for Alder Hey Children's Hospital and Manchester Children's Hospital - The 15 Year Old Bottle

    Funded on Saturday, 18th June 2022

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    Hi, my name is Chris, and I have been filling a water container with change for the last 15 years with the goal to donate it once it was filled. Since finally reaching my goal I want to take it that step further and complete a fundraising walk carrying the container in a wheelbarrow from Alder Hey Hospital to Manchester Children's Hospital and back! This is around 75 miles with the bottle weighing 13 st.

    When our son Louis was 2 years old, he was rushed into Alder Hey Children's Hospital having a convulsion. Rushing to the hospital from work to see my little boy lying flat on his back, stirring, wide-eyed towards the ceiling, not moving a muscle, was a stomach retching feeling. The doctors decided it was best to put him into an induced coma which lasted for 4 days.

    We saw so many life-changing moments during our time between Alder Hey Children Hospital and Manchester Children Hospital. I wanted to give back to these amazing places that looked after us and many others so well.

    Your small contributions can massively improve or even save a child's life.

    Local celebrities/sports personalities will hopefully be joining me at some point along the way for support.

    I'll be walking along East Lancashire Road, there and back so If you see a 54yr old fella, pushing a wheelbarrow down the road, don’t think I’ve lost my mind. I’m just training.

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      137

      • Debbie McTaggart

        Debbie McTaggart

        Jun 2, 2022

        I'm so proud of my Chicky and the guys.Well Done 👏 💙💙💙💙💙

        £60.00

      • Pauline & Jimmy

        Pauline & Jimmy

        Jun 1, 2022

        £30.00

      • Total Timber Formby

        Total Timber Formby

        Jun 1, 2022

        Well Done... Great effort for two amazing hospitals

        £25.00

      • Jeff & Jasmine Lee - Colorado

        Jeff & Jasmine Lee - Colorado

        Jun 1, 2022

        Well in Chicky & the gang! You’ll be there in no time $$$ Congratulations mate!!!!

        £20.00

      • Joanne hazell

        Joanne hazell

        May 31, 2022

        Well done all

        £20.00

      • John Mc First Choice

        John Mc First Choice

        May 31, 2022

        As promised. Well done lads 👏👏

        £100.00

      • Sharon Hickman

        Sharon Hickman

        May 29, 2022

        Well Done Chicky xx

        £20.00

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