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Closed 28/03/2017

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£1,257
raised of £2,500 target by 74 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,257 to help 12 year old Mikey who suffers from fatal duchenne muscular dystrophy and his family have a well deserved holiday at Euro Disney.

    Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 28th March 2017

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    Story

    Mikey Griffiths, 12 years old from Bettws, is fighting the fatal condition Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This devastating muscle disease affects mainly boys and in the later stages causes the heart and breathing muscles to fail. Tragically, those diagnosed with this type of muscular dystrophy rarely live past the age of 20.

    Mikey was diagnosed at just 6 weeks old and up until 2 years ago, he was able to live a relatively normal life and loved playing football. Mikey is now confined to a wheelchair and his condition is deteriorating rapidly. His parents have had to adapt their home for Mikey to sleep downstairs, something he is afraid of doing alone. Cruelly, he is being bullied at his school because of his condition.

    We would like to raise as much money as possible for this brave little boy and his family to be able to enjoy a holiday at Euro Disney while Mikey can still travel, and also to help them fund any further adaptations they may need as Mikey’s condition worsens.

    We are going to be climbing Pen-y-Fan Mountain on 18th – 19th March. Some of us are aiming to do this ten times over a 24 hour period, others will do as much as they can physically manage. If you would like to donate to this wonderful cause, please fill in the above sponsor form.

    If you would like to join us on our climb, please email mikeyscause@outlook.com for further information.

    Thank you for taking the time to read this and for your kind donations.

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    • Kirsten Deakin4 years ago
      Kirsten Deakin

      Kirsten Deakin

      4 years ago
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    • Kirsten Deakin4 years ago
      Kirsten Deakin

      Kirsten Deakin

      4 years ago

      Thank you so much to everyone who has donated! It is amazing to see how many people have been responded to Mikey's Cause and the amount of money raised in such a short time.

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    Page last updated on: 2/26/2017 09.03

    Supporters

    74

    • Shirley Parsons

      Shirley Parsons

      Feb 26, 2017

      Good luck Connor xx

      £50.00

    • Lisa Parsons

      Lisa Parsons

      Feb 24, 2017

      Good luck Connor, I know you'll do fab xx

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 19, 2017

      Enjoy buddy!

      £10.00

    • Jason Donovan

      Jason Donovan

      Feb 19, 2017

      £10.00

    • lesley henwood

      lesley henwood

      Feb 18, 2017

      😘 😘

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 17, 2017

      Hope you enjoy your holiday :)

      £5.00

    • Janet Sweetland

      Janet Sweetland

      Feb 15, 2017

      I know this family

      £10.00

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    Kirsten Deakin

    Kirsten Deakin

    Newport, Wales, United Kingdom

    We are a group of people who heard about Mikey and want to raise as much money as possible to send him and his family to euro Disney and help fund any further adaptations they may need to fund.

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