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Weʼre raising £500 to Running 500miles for Fia

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Fia is in her reception year at Westfield primary school.

Fia loves the things all children her age love, fairies, princesses, music, playing, making friends.

However Fia has been diagnosed with Alexander disease.

Alexander disease is a neurodegenerative and currently has no cure.

A bit more on what Alexander disease is:

Alexander disease is an extremely rare, usually progressive and fatal, neurological disorder. Alexander disease has historically been included among the leukodystrophies--diseases of the white matter of the brain. These diseases affect the fatty material (myelin) that forms an insulating wrapping (sheath) around certain nerve fibers (axons). Myelin enables the efficient transmission of nerve impulses and provides the "whitish" appearance of the so-called white matter of the brain.

A bit about me:

I’m currently in my 3rd year of paediatric nurse training, I also work for Demelza and children with cerebral palsy. Helping any child who needs it is very close to my heart, and would love to help in any way that I can.

So I’ve set myself a challenge running 500miles for Fia. I will do this over the course of the year.

I am a novice runner, I only started doing a bit of running here and there in winter 2018, so this really is a challenge for me.

Any money that I raise along the way would be amazing!!

Funds are always needed for Fia and her family for various things;

Fia goes to the Evelina in London often and her parents often have to pay for transport and/or hotel stays

Medical/Mobility equipment if not covered by the NHS.

Home conversion to help the family manage Fia’s changing mobility issues.

Fia is also part of a research project in Philadelphia USA, so she occasionally will have to travel to the States (and find accommodation, expenses, etc).

Funds are also used for memory-making days out/trips/holidays for the family while Fia is able to enjoy them.

Please help me help this little girl and her amazing family, anything you can give will be appreciated, and I will post updates on Fia and how the running is going. Thank you.

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  • Aimee Taberer3 months ago
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    Aimee Taberer

    3 months ago

    Hey, sorry I keep forgetting to post updates on here, naughty me!! I’m currently 48/500 miles for Fia. Thank you those who have donated so far ❤️

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  • Aimee Taberer5 months ago
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    Aimee Taberer

    5 months ago

    Hi, So far my total mileage is 8/500. I’m only a week in so far. I will get my 500 for Fia. Here’s the friends of Fia Facebook page if you wanted to keep updated on how she’s doing: https://www.facebook.com/fiakent/

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5 months ago

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Page last updated on: 3/5/2019 07.27

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  • Allison Tanner

    Allison Tanner

    Mar 5, 2019

    Go go Aimee!

    £20.00

  • Rebecca Rose

    Rebecca Rose

    Mar 3, 2019

    Well done Aimee!!!xx

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 23, 2019

    Loving your big heart Aimee xx

  • Gail

    Gail

    Jan 8, 2019

    Good luck Aimee. X

  • Emily Parker

    Emily Parker

    Jan 8, 2019

    Super proud of you my friend! An amazing cause for such a gorgeous little girl! Xxx

    £20.00

  • Chloe Kenny

    Chloe Kenny

    Jan 8, 2019

    Fantastic challenge for a great little lady xx

    £20.00

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