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    Weʼve raised £1,967 to raise money for the Maurice Jackson Renal Unit, enabling them to purchase new equipment and support patients.

    Funded on Sunday, 22nd October 2017

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    Hi all, we are doing an inflatable 5KM run on the 23rd September 2017 in aid of the Maurice Jackson Renal Unit in loving memory of our grandad.

    Our grandad suffered from kidney failure over 30 years ago and came under the care of an amazing consultant Dr Maurice Jackson. After many years, Dr Jackson was able to find a kidney match where our grandad was lucky to have a kidney transplant enabling him to live a normal life.

    Unfortunately 6 years ago his kidney deteriorated and he was then put back on dialysis. This was devastating news for him as he knew how difficult this was going to be.

    He became a regular patient at the Maurice Jackson Renal Unit (Pond Lane Renal Unit), visiting three times a week. As kidney patients will tell you, this illness is very emotionally and physically draining. But our grandad fought this illness with the excellent care of the nurses working there. It was a hard 6 years but necessary in enabling us to spend that extra time with him.

    Sadly during the last few months his health deteriorated further when he caught a blood infection called septicaemia. Although the doctors and nurses did everything they could to save him, our grandad sadly passed away.

    Over the years we have seen how much the renal units at New Cross and Pond Lane have done in helping and supporting not only our grandad, but thousands of other dialysis patients. Sadly our grandad is no longer with us, but we would like to help give something back for all of the hard work the staff have done to support their patients over the years.

    By taking part in this inflatable 5km run, would like your support in donating whatever you can to the Maurice Jackson Renal Unit. Every little helps so please just click on the link and donate away.

    Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

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      48

      • Sudesh Joshi

        Sudesh Joshi

        Sep 29, 2017

        Well done proud of you all! Love mum x

        £51.00

      • Sunitha  Soni

        Sunitha Soni

        Sep 28, 2017

        Good luck Ekta

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 28, 2017

        £10.00

      • Anisha Patel

        Anisha Patel

        Sep 25, 2017

        Well done guys xxx

        £20.00

      • Selina Heera

        Selina Heera

        Sep 24, 2017

        Well done guys! You all should be very proud of yourselves xxxx

        £20.00

      • Susan Rajput

        Susan Rajput

        Sep 23, 2017

        Good luck today Ekta and family, very proud of you all. Xx

        £10.00

      • J Little

        J Little

        Sep 23, 2017

        Good luck. From lazer spence Ellen and scoop xxx

        £40.00

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