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£3,005raised of £10,000 target by 23 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,005 to fund the SDR Operation & Physiotherapy for our daughter Alyssa who was born with Cerebral Palsy.

    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 13th January 2018

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    Alyssa was born 11 weeks premature and during birth suffered a lack of oxygen which caused her to be born with Cerebral Palsy. Whilst Alyssa is semi-mobile, she is unable to walk without a walker and the prognosis is that she would need a walker and wheelchair all her life.

    Recently, there has been a lot of press around the SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) operation which numerous children have had with great success and either made their condition a lot better or enabled them to walk unaided following intense physio programmes. Unfortunately, this operation is not funded by the NHS and Parents are having to fund this themselves. We are lucky and are able to have this operation in the town we live in (Nottingham) - you can find more information at

    Our little girl is so determined to be independent and with the SDR it would help with her spacticity, to relax her muscle tension and move like any other typical child. Everyday, when Alyssa sees her older brother Matthew or other children running around and moving freely you can see her little face lighting up wishing she could join in and play catch with them or hide and seek. Despite her physical challenges Alyssa is the most endearing, loving, stubborn, nosy, adorable and very happy little girl who has not signed up for this and deserves a chance in experiencing that independence along with other children.

    Any funds raised above the target will be donated to the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA).

    Thank You!



    Silvia Powell

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      • Tom Baumann

        Tom Baumann

        Dec 30, 2017

        All the best for Alyssa and the whole family, big hugs from BerlinBaumannClan (M&P, Olli, T&K)


      • Anonymous


        Nov 29, 2017


      • Anonymous


        Nov 23, 2017

        Alles Gute für Euch und liebe Grüße von Peti aus München.

      • Eveline Kubitz

        Eveline Kubitz

        Nov 23, 2017

        All the best for your family and your lovely daughter!


      • Anonymous


        Nov 20, 2017

        Von Arbeitskollegen ... nur das Allerbeste! Martin 5 €Uli 10 € Martina 50 €

      • Anonymous


        Nov 20, 2017

        Von ❤ von meinen Schwiegereltern.Alles Gute für Alyssa!

      • Dani Späth

        Dani Späth

        Nov 15, 2017

        all the best!


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      Nottingham, United Kingdom


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