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    Weʼve raised £4,067 to help Michael with adaptations to the house.

    Huntingdon, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017

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    We are fund raising for our little boy. We are raising money to convert our garage to a bedroom and bathroom for Michael. We get a grant but it's coming in £12k over this the moment!

    Michael is a real fighter. He was born two months early and we were told he may not make it. He became very ill in his first year and yet again we were told he may not survive. He however, after blood transfusions, and a stay in intensive care was allowed to come home.

    He has achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, chronic lung disease and many other health issues. He is on oxygen 24/7, on non invasive ventilation at night and is always at risk of having his lungs collapse. He also had not developed as expected and has very little head control, can not sit and is very small even for a child with achondroplasia(he is 2 and in 9-12 month clothes.) He also has a undiagnosed genetic condition which also comes with extra health issues.

    The money will help to have the garage converted into a bedroom and bathroom downstairs. This is us thinking of future mobility issues but also more importantly at the moment, making him safe. At night if there was a fire we would not be able to get Michael out of the building as he is on oxygen so we would have to stay upstairs until help arrived.

    We are having a raffle with tickets for £1 each. There are some amazing prizes( I have posted some of the prizes in my update as well as how to buy them)
    We are also doing a sponsored bike ride/run around Grafham Water on the 17/9. Please message me on kirstlatta@gmail.com or via Facebook (Kirstie Latta) for further details.

    In the afternoon we are having a family fun afternoon at needingworth village hall from 2-5. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting,magic, balloon animals, live music and lots of stalls!

    Thank you for helping our little hero carry on smiling. x

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    • Kirstie Latta1 year ago
      Kirstie Latta

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      1 year ago
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    • Kirstie Latta1 year ago
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      Kirstie Latta

      1 year ago

      Thank you all for getting involved! I think we have just about all the sponsorship/donations etc and with all the events we have done including the raffle I am pleased to say we have raised over £9k! This is amazing and means that we can definitely get Michael's room done! Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts x

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    • Kirstie Latta1 year ago
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      Kirstie Latta

      1 year ago

      Latest prize! 1 hour photoshoot with two free pictures! He is the very talented chap that took this photo of our now four year old! https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152034929401529&set=a.10151552544396529&type=3

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    Page last updated on: 9/30/2017 9:22 AM

    Supporters

    162

    • Paul Brodie

      Paul Brodie

      Sep 30, 2017

      All the best. Paul

      £50.00

    • Simon Alda

      Simon Alda

      Sep 27, 2017

      £50.00

    • Linda Ness

      Linda Ness

      Sep 25, 2017

      Lots of love to Michael xx

      £50.00

    • Jenny Kirkpatrick

      Jenny Kirkpatrick

      Sep 23, 2017

      My cousin Thomas did a bike ride to raise money, this is to add to his donations for his effort from afar!! Best of luck for your conversion for Michael.xJenny

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 22, 2017

      £20.00

    • David Wrathmall

      David Wrathmall

      Sep 20, 2017

      £30.00

    • Lorne Inglis

      Lorne Inglis

      Sep 20, 2017

      A donation via Tom´s bike ride

      £20.00

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    Kirstie Latta

    Kirstie Latta

    Huntingdon, United Kingdom

    Every penny will help towards getting Michael in a safe and future proof room .

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