We did it!

Dan Deane raised £300 from 12 supporters.

or

Start your own crowdfunding page

Closed 28/03/2017

8%
£300raised of £3,500 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £300 to raise money for Kalpna because she was diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

    Location
    London, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Tuesday, 28th March 2017

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is the new way to raise money for a personal cause on JustGiving.

    Story

    Hi everyone,
    Our dearest friend Kalpna was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease around 16 months ago and we are starting this page to try and raise money for our dear friend as well as raise some awareness around MND. For anyone who doesn't know much about MND, it is a rare condition that progressively damages parts of the nervous system. This leads to muscle weakness, often with visible wasting that attacks the motor neurons or nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Our friend K was able to do all the things we all take for granted and now she struggles to eat and drink and needs to wear a neck brace due to muscle weakening. K is due to be admitted to hospital this week to have a feeding tube or Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) inserted into her stomach. K also needs assistance with bathing and dressing. My wife has been friends with K since primary school and they have both been there for each other and have supported each other through life’s milestones. This terrible condition has been extremely distressing not to mention life changing for K, her husband, her two children and those who know her. We cannot sit back and do nothing. We are raising a minimum of £3,500 towards the cost of a rear ground level extension. This will accommodate a bedroom, a wet room, utility area and some equipment. The MND Association has already provided a £3K MND Support Grant to cover towards the full budget of £16,500. The extension work has already started and K’s husband has left work temporarily to help the building work and to keep the cost down.
    Your contribution would make a world of difference for K and her family. Money raised above the budget would be used to make adjustments to the house to cater for K's condition which is only going to get worse. Your donation would make an immense difference to K and her small family. We cannot stress how much this would help. If you can only donate a little, it all makes the world of difference. Thank you!

    Updates

    1

    • Dan Deane

      Dan Deane

      5 months ago

      Dan Deane

      Thank you so much for your support thus far, you really have been generous. I am positive about our target as we still have 27 days to go. Quick update on Kalpna, she is in the hospital as I write this. She was supposed to have had the feeding tube inserted but there are some complications....will be visiting her in the hospital later.

      Share this update to help us raise more

    5 months ago

    Dan Deane started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Supporters

    12

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 17, 2017

      Get well soon, sending prayers your way.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 14, 2017

      My prayers and best wishes are with you and Kalpna. If only miracles occurred in this world....Zakia

      £30.00

    • Yusuf King

      Yusuf King

      Dec 23, 2016

      £20.00

    • Vicki Cragg

      Vicki Cragg

      Nov 30, 2016

      Thoughts and prayers go out to Kalpna!

      £30.00

    • Sean Pearce

      Sean Pearce

      Nov 30, 2016

      Stay strong for her!

      £50.00

    • Ibrahim Bobat

      Ibrahim Bobat

      Nov 30, 2016

      £10.00

    • Hayley Virgo

      Hayley Virgo

      Nov 29, 2016

      I hope you meet the target Daniyal and are able to support your friend. Best wishes.Hayley

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    Dan Deane

    Dan Deane

    London, United Kingdom

    Report this Page

    * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.

    Great people make things happen

    Do you know anyone in need or maybe want to help a local community cause?

    Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

    Start a new PageAbout Crowdfunding