Weʼve raised £260 to help fund a wheelchair for ex-serviceman John Birkett who was sadly struck down with Transverse Myelitis (neurological spinal paralysis)
- Colchester, United Kingdom
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- Funded on Friday, 23rd December 2016
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Our dear friend John Birkett, ex field gunner was sadly diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis (neurological spinal paralysis) in May 2014. Transverse myelitis interrupts the messages that the spinal cord nerves send throughout the body. This can cause pain, muscle weakness, paralysis, sensory problems, or bladder and bowel dysfunction.
Over the past two years John's condition has deteriorated and he is now 100% wheelchair bound. We are trying to help raise some money towards a £17,000 specialised power-assisted wheelchair so this very social and outgoing man can lead a normal life as possible.
PLUS every person that kindly donates will be entered into a draw to win a beautiful Harrods Hamper- The Supreme worth £12500
Harrods The Supreme
£1,250.00 Product Code 271974
Superior provenance is at the heart of The Supreme hamper; enjoy charcuterie, chocolate, cheese and fine wines carefully-sourced from around the world and stocked in our famous Harrods Food Halls. Perishable
Joanne Davey started crowdfunding
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