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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help pay for Ann to go to Moscow for a stem cell transplant to halt further progression of her multiple sclerosis.

Belper, UK
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I have known Ann for around 6 years, firstly as a colleague (Ann worked as a heart failure nurse at our hospital prior to having to finish work because of her condition) and now as her physio and friend.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive neurological condition that can be halted by stem cell transplant. Ann has been accepted for this treatment in Moscow on 8th October 2018. There is limited provision of stem cell transplant on the NHS and lengthy waiting times, with MS time is brain, her condition will progress and disability worsen without this treatment.

Ann was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 26. Ann currently walks with a walking stick and has to use a mobility scooter for longer distances. She also experiences significant pain and normal day to day activities are very difficult for her. Ann is a single mum of a young son and the main drive for her pursuing the stem cell transplant is so that she can be there for her son as he grows up.

I have completed each of the UK 3 peaks individually which were challenges on their own (see my photos below). We are completing them unguided and I'm determined to complete them in 24 hours and raise lots of money to get Ann to Moscow! The planned date is 7th September 2018. Please sponsor me through this page or to see more about Ann and donate to her directly visit www.gofundme.com/action-for-anna-journey-of-hope.

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    35

    • Nade and Jon

      Nade and Jon

      Aug 5, 2018

      You guys will smash this. Good luck x

      £20.00

    • Lisa Cooper

      Lisa Cooper

      Aug 3, 2018

      Good luck Matt & Amy xx

      £10.00

    • Jayne Straw

      Jayne Straw

      Aug 3, 2018

      Good luck Matt and Amy - we know you’ll smash it!! 🏃🏼‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️💪🏅🏅xx

      £20.00

    • Vicki Elms

      Vicki Elms

      Aug 3, 2018

      So proud of you Amy xx

      £10.00

    • Victoria Butterell

      Victoria Butterell

      Aug 2, 2018

      If anyone can do it then you can Amy ! Good luck x

      £20.00

    • Sara & Leah Hydon

      Sara & Leah Hydon

      Aug 2, 2018

      Good luck Amy & Matt, not that you'll need it as competitive as you both are... See ya in the B&B at the finish line...!!! ;0P Sara & Leah xxx

      £30.00

    • Leanda Hirst

      Leanda Hirst

      Aug 2, 2018

      Good luck xxx

      £10.00

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