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£4,328raised of £5,000 target by 76 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,328 to help Oli buy an new chair for power chair football

    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 18th November 2018

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    Story

    My grandson Oli has Spinal Muscular Atrophy which is a neurological condition which leads to muscle wastage. This is a degenerative condition.

    Oli has been playing power chair football for about 1 year only and has already been tipped as having a promising future in the sport. He is only 9 years old but at the end of the 2017/2018 season he was officially signed up to Percy Hedley adults team to play in the North Of England League.

    Oli was given the number 9 shirt and in the last game of the season he scored his first and the teams winning goal!!

    Currently Oli uses a power chair from Percy Hedley School for which he is grateful but in order to progress next season Oli needs a better chair. The better chairs unfortunately cost between £5000 to £8000!!!

    Myself and my wife Sue (Oli's granny) are taking part in the Kielder Challenge on the 1st September 2018 in order to raise money towards Oli's own power chair. This is a 25.3 mile walk around Kielder Water with over 1500 ft of uphill walking. It will be challenging but worth it to help our grandson. Please help us by donating to our challenge.

    Thank you in anticipation of your support.

    Alan

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      76

      • Sonya Johnson

        Sonya Johnson

        Sep 28, 2018

        Delighted to help Oli ... his amazing Grandma told me all about him at 'The Ridley' ... really hope you reach the target soon.Much love and best wishesSonya (Tori's Mum)

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 18, 2018

        best wishes

        £5.00

      • Richard Hijlkema

        Richard Hijlkema

        Sep 11, 2018

        Here's another £20 for Oli his new chair. I really hope you will get the 5000 pounds together soon. Oli is such a special guy.

        £20.00

      • Lindsey Grant

        Lindsey Grant

        Sep 7, 2018

        £20.00

      • Asma Hodge

        Asma Hodge

        Sep 7, 2018

        👍😊

        £10.00

      • Louise Redpath

        Louise Redpath

        Sep 7, 2018

        Well done both of you! Oli will be blasting around in his chair in no time. Love Harry and Rose Xx

        £25.00

      • Matt Ridley

        Matt Ridley

        Sep 6, 2018

        Well walked!

        £370.00

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      Alan Baldwin

      Alan Baldwin

      Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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