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£1,880raised of £10,000 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,880 to help fund Darren's ground floor extension for a bedroom & wetroom.

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    Funded on Sunday, 11th December 2016

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    After being paralysed in 1987 following a rugby accident Darren Gough is in desperate need of some disabled facilities in his home. Darren lives in his parents’ house and relies on the help of his elderly parents to undertake daily activities such as bathing. His bedroom and the bathroom are upstairs therefore he has to ‘bump’ up and down the stairs on his bottom and crawl to his bedroom. Darren has coped with this for years but since getting older it’s becoming increasingly difficult attempting the stairs.
    For washing and bathing Darren has to use a seat box and requires assistance from his mum.

    To improve Darren’s quality of life he needs a ground floor bedroom and wet room, so that he can shower independently. Mid Sussex District Council have refused a grant for Darren’s much needed extension due to the savings he has worked hard to set aside for his future health care.

    Darren is an extremely hard working and positive individual who has coped incredibly well with his disability. He has never asked the council for anything until now, but they have seriously let him down.

    An extension will give Darren his independence back by being able to do everything by himself rather than rely on his mum.

    Please donate anything you can however small. Every £1 adds up. THANK YOU! Your support is enormously appreciated.

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      25

      • Stephen Wallis

        Stephen Wallis

        Dec 3, 2016

        To make up for all the times I beat you at pool :)

        £100.00

      • Ross Greenwood

        Ross Greenwood

        Dec 3, 2016

        I promised Darren Thompson I would pay up if he shaved off his beard!

        £100.00

      • Amanda Robinson

        Amanda Robinson

        Dec 2, 2016

        £20.00

      • John Doughty

        John Doughty

        Nov 22, 2016

        Hi Darren, hope this helps towards making your life a little easier. Hope we can catch up soon... it's been far too long! Good luck buddy.

        £50.00

      • Alan and Anne

        Alan and Anne

        Nov 22, 2016

        Good luck Alan and Anne

        £50.00

      • Ben Capel

        Ben Capel

        Nov 14, 2016

        Good Luck Darren!!

        £50.00

      • Elise Pelosi

        Elise Pelosi

        Nov 7, 2016

        All the best Darren xx

        £20.00

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