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Weʼre raising £50,000 to help to get my partner stem cell treatment, he is 29,has ms let's help Gary stay mobile. he deserves a chance in life like every individual.

Fort William, United Kingdom

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My partner is called Gary he is 29 years old and has ms he's been suffering for years with no diagnose. He got diagnosed at the start of April 2017 they think it is primary progressive but it's to early to tell.

There is HSCT haematopetic stem cell treatment that can slow down the process, its not 100% but anything is worth a try, there has been many success with this treatment. The only problem is this treatment is not yet available in the uk.

The treatment involves chemotherapy removal of own stem cells followed by more chemotherapy then the stem cells are injected back to reboot the immune system.

We are trying to raise funds for him to get this treatment.

He's not very mobile just now and pretty much house bound. We want/need this treatment to keep Gary as mobile as possible. He hasn't been able to work for a good few months now which is making him feel down.

It's so hard to watch him not being able to do the most simplest things in life like walking, climbing the stairs is like walking Ben nevis for Gary, everyday things like taking the dog a walk doing the hoovering putin shoes and socks on. It's heartbreaking he deserves a chance in life like each and every individual. With being so young he just wants to have some part of his life back.

We as a family love Gary to the moon and back. I want the best for Gary we are a young family.

Family and friends are helping to do sponsored walks, runs, baking stalls, dj nights, bingo nights. if anyone has any ideas please drop me a message.

I know I am asking for alot but I would be very grateful if anyone could help.

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  • Leanne Crawford7 months ago
    Leanne Crawford

    Leanne Crawford

    7 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Thankyou so much for everyone's support and very generous donations. We are nearly half way so far we have raised roughly £20,000 in less than 6 months. Absolutely amazing and we couldn't have got this far without everyone's support. Gary started a new medication his walking is a bit more stable. The tremors in his right leg are not as severe. I'm so incredibly proud of him 💖 he's managing to lift his right leg up without using his hands which is absolutely amazing another MRI tomorrow to check progress. Will keep updated when we get results.

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  • Leanne Crawford10 months ago
    Leanne Crawford

    Leanne Crawford

    10 months ago

    Update on our funding we think we have raised about 15000 so far. If anyone has any ideas on fund raising please drop me a message. Garys has had more bad than good days recently. The slightest thing is flooring him. He got a foot splint a few weeks ago and waiting for botox on his right leg. Hi's mobility is not very good at the moment. We are hoping the botox will help with the leg tremors. Thankyou to everyone who has supported Gary and donated to make this treatment a reality not just a dream 💖

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  • Leanne Crawford1 year ago
    Leanne Crawford

    Leanne Crawford

    1 year ago

    Can only fit so many words on here. Would also like to thank everyone for there support donations helping us move house. Arranging events to help. Garys mum will be opening a bank account for all of garys funds so it's not going through our own account and we can keep track on exactly how much funding we still need. Will keep everyone posted. Thankyou all so much again we are extremely greatful 💖💖 xx

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1 year ago

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Page last updated on: 7/9/2018 5:44 PM

Supporters

105

  • paul machugh

    paul machugh

    Jul 9, 2018

    £100.00

  • Stuart Whyte

    Stuart Whyte

    Jun 22, 2018

    £500.00

  • Mary Kelly

    Mary Kelly

    May 14, 2018

    Didn't manage to get to baking stall but donation as promised ! Looking forward to the tablet! X

    £55.00

  • Emma Donaldson

    Emma Donaldson

    May 12, 2018

    Thanks for the cakes today ☺

    £10.00

  • Maria Campbell

    Maria Campbell

    May 3, 2018

    £5.00

  • Jackie Small

    Jackie Small

    May 1, 2018

    Great cause and we wish you all the best of luck in meeting your target.Jackie and Iain.

    £10.00

  • Charlie Innes

    Charlie Innes

    Apr 29, 2018

    I hope I do this right Leanne?

    £30.00

About the fundraiser
Leanne Crawford

Leanne Crawford

Fort William, United Kingdom

I am garys partner leanne we are hoping to raise funds for stem cell treatment for Gary as he has ms. We are hoping this treatment could help with Garys mobility. we appreciate all u lovely people helping ❤❤

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