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£2,180raised of £500 target by 93 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,180 to help fund as much as we can towards the cost of an electric bike (that start from £2000) for Heidi's wheelchair

    Church Village, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 7th October 2017

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    Story

    Dylan and I have decided to run the Cardiff 10k (Amy) and the Cardiff half marathon (Dylan) to try and raise some money to help fund an electric bike for Heidi's wheelchair.

    Heidi began to have difficulty walking shortly after her daughter, Esmee was born and was originally diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Since then, the condition has progressed and questions remain over her diagnosis, which was then changed to Neurolmyelitis Optica (NMO). Still between disagnosis', one things is clear; that this has had a huge effect on her mobility and independence.

    Being the wonderfully independent woman that she is, Heidi finds it difficult relying on others to push her in her wheelchair. The electric handbike is a motorised device that can be added on to the front of a wheelchair that would give Heidi the independence to do the things that we take for granted, like taking her dog for a walk, going shopping and going for a 'stroll' with her family on a sunny day.

    Any amount that you can contribute will be much appreciated.

    Diolch xxx

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    • Amy Hughes1 year ago
      Amy Hughes

      Amy Hughes

      1 year ago

      A little over 4 weeks ago we set up this page in the hope of raising £200 initially...and have actually raised £1,750 plus around another £1,000 through The Bush pub and direct donations. This is down to every person who donated; it goes to show what difference we make when we pull together. We want to say a HUGE 'thank you' from the bottom of our hearts to you all for making the dream of an electric bike become a reality❤️. I (Amy) am running my first, and more than likely last, 10k in the morning and your kindness will keep me going xxx

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    • Amy Hughes1 year ago
      Amy Hughes

      Amy Hughes

      1 year ago

      Thank you all so much for your donations! We are about half way to being able to buy an electric bike in less that 12 hours. Both Heidi and ourselves are overwhelmed and overjoyed. Dyl and I are currently sat in Cardiff airport on our way to Zante...with our running shoes in our bags! Thank you again/diolch o galon xxx

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    Supporters

    93

    • Gareth Evans

      Gareth Evans

      Oct 6, 2017

      Da iawn!

      £10.00

    • Hannah Steele

      Hannah Steele

      Oct 2, 2017

      Here's my sponsorship money from my parents for doing the half. X

      £50.00

    • Celt ac Enfys Hughes

      Celt ac Enfys Hughes

      Oct 1, 2017

      Da iawn Dylan ac Amy.xx

      £20.00

    • Andrew Harry

      Andrew Harry

      Sep 30, 2017

      You will absolutely love it... there will be plenty of high fives, from all the spectators along the way, and a big cwtch off Mary Poppins at the finish line..

      £10.00

    • Osian George

      Osian George

      Sep 30, 2017

      G’wan Dyl - see you in the pen!

      £10.00

    • Kathleen  Morton

      Kathleen Morton

      Sep 30, 2017

      Well done Amy and Dylan xx

      £10.00

    • Geraint hardy

      Geraint hardy

      Sep 30, 2017

      Pob lwc

      £10.00

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    Church Village, United Kingdom

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