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    Weʼve raised £305 to help fund the Cambridge Eye Trust, specifically the work of Professor Martin, who is recognised as a global leader in glaucoma research.

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 11th August 2017

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    Story

    This year marks my 10th year with Glaucoma.

    For those of you who don't know, Glaucoma is an eye disease also known as the silent eye thief. By the time I suspected anything was wrong, I had already lost 90% of the fibres in my left eye.

    I thank my lucky stars for being a patient of Professor Keith Martin. He gives me hope, and all I need to know is research is forever advancing. This is comfort, as Glaucoma is a genetic disorder, which may be passed to my children, and my children's children.

    You may have seen my little bags of origami stars at Arts and Craft fairs?
    I have been making them since I started Love DnA, my hobby/business. Every packet of stars I make, is sold and 100% of the donation goes towards the research into Glaucoma.

    Professor Keith Martin's research work is focused on the mechanisms of visual loss in glaucoma and the development of new treatment approaches. In his laboratory at the Cambridge University Centre for Brain Repair, he is currently developing gene therapy and stem cell techniques to try to prevent visual loss due to glaucoma and ultimately to restore vision in those blind due to the disease.

    Currently I am due to embark upon my third operation. I won't lie, feeling nervous is an understatement. I just want to take this opportunity to thank those of you who have bought stars from me, and ask if you would once again dig deep into your pockets for those loose change? Those of you who haven't, can I tempt you to support this brilliant cause?

    If you email me your address I will send you a packet of stars in June.

    Thank you, Alison x

    The Cambridge Eye Trust
    A Registered Charity
    (Charity No 265140)
    Wistow
    The Green
    Hilton
    Huntingdon
    Cambs PE28 9NB

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    • Alison Yeung2 years ago
      Alison Yeung

      Alison Yeung

      2 years ago

      Gorgeous Lisa dropped these off tonight. Honestly so touched by everyone. To the simple messages and dropping my kid back from ballet. So grateful for friends and family xxx

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    • Alison Yeung2 years ago
      Alison Yeung

      Alison Yeung

      2 years ago

      Really couldn't believe these were from the Extravaganza team. I love being part of this extraordinarily creative team. Love them all x

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    • Alison Yeung2 years ago
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      Alison Yeung

      2 years ago

      How lucky am I? Surrounded by supportive friends and beautiful flowers! Two huge bunches arrived today, I thank you from the bottom of my heart, it's been a difficult day xxx

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    Supporters

    16

    • Rupa Jones

      Rupa Jones

      Jun 2, 2017

      Lots of love from Rupa, Dan and Seb

      £20.00

    • Yuen Ting suri

      Yuen Ting suri

      May 21, 2017

      Wishing you a fast recovery! Love Ting, Aneel, Avi and Avani xxx

      £20.00

    • Bethan Morris

      Bethan Morris

      May 20, 2017

    • Peter Freestone

      Peter Freestone

      May 19, 2017

      Donation from Peter and NadineLots of love!

      £30.00

    • Caroline Eyles

      Caroline Eyles

      May 19, 2017

      Hope all went well lovely lady xxx

      £10.00

    • Libby Armstrong

      Libby Armstrong

      May 19, 2017

      Thinking of you, take care of yourself and I sincerely hope that all goes well. Big hugs. Lxx

      £10.00

    • Susanna Glaser

      Susanna Glaser

      May 18, 2017

      Hope all goes well for the second op! Xxx

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    Alison Yeung

    Alison Yeung

    London, United Kingdom

    Just me trying to make a small difference! One star at a time x

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