Weʼve raised £40 to Get Leon on his feet and free him from the pain of cerebral palsy, Tracy Hawkins to jump out of a plane for this little boy
- Harwich, United Kingdom
- Children and youth
- Time left
- Funded on Thursday, 19th January 2017
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I Am setting this page up to raise money for Selective dorsal rhizotomy it is an operation which is used to improve spasticity muscle stiffness in children with cerebral palsy and the chance for them to lead a more independent life. which comes at a price of £75000. Let me tell you about this special little man, Leon was born ex-prematurity 29 weeks gestation unfortunately there was some complications.Leon got an infection and was taken to London hospital at which time the family got called to say goodbye, but our little man defied the odds,after months at the hospital.
Leon was finally home after many tests and realizeing that leons development was very delayed and couldn't hold him self up we finally got the diagnosis that Leon has quadriplegic cerebal palsy with developmental delay.
Leon is a very happy little boy who touches the heart of many people he meets, despite how much he struggles everyday. leons typical day starts off with intense physiotheraphy and also ends that way too.
Leon has painful spasms in all of his limbs at all times of the day and night and due to Leons condition he is in a wheelchair, Leons cerebral palsy effects all 4 limbs and core muscles . leon is 6years old and has brothers who he loves to be around and trys very hard to join in with games. This operation is the chance for leon to be able to get out of his wheelchair and with lots of physiotheraphy maybe walk one day. Leon lives with his grandparents and completely relies on his grandparents for all aspects of care. Please help us give this amazing little boy the chance to live his life to the fullest and most of all on his feet
Emily cranston5 months ago
Tracy will be jumping out of a plane at 12000 ft on the 22nd of November in Beccals Norwich I will be streaming it live on lets get leon on his feets page so please feel free to watch what your sponsoring thank you x
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Oct 4, 2016
It Takes a lot of courage to do what you are going to do thank you from all of us
Oct 1, 2016
Good luck Hawkins ur a good friend
Kim Lewis from Canada
Oct 1, 2016
I am George O'Leary Aunt and I hope this little man gets his operation. I have MND and understand how important these fundraisers are. I wish you all the best Leon xx
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Harwich, United Kingdom
A dear friend Tracy Hawkins will be jumping out of a plane to help raise money for the SDR treatment for leon with 100% of all money that is raised will be goin to get Leon on his feet.
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