Weʼve raised £205 to replace our very 1st 2 iPad mini lending library's in treliske hospital Truro and curnow school Redruth. Helping poorly kids in Cornwall x
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- Funded on Tuesday, 29th November 2016
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In December 2013 our lives were shattered in an instant and changed forever.
our beautiful, kind funny lil pirate was diagnosed with a life threatening brain tumour, it was a wonder that he was still alive.
2 Days later in Bristol he underwent lifesaving surgery. Finn nearly died that day he was just 5 years old. He lost Christmas, his ability to walk, talk, focus his eyes and eat. We entered a world of darkness that no parent should enter. Finn had the biggest fight of his life on his hands, he had to fight out of himself and back to us, this was helped by an iPad mini that Finns Dads workmates at Rowes bakery gave him for Christmas. The apps helped to unlock Finn, make him laugh and come back to us.
we could never have afforded one for him for so we're so very grateful.
upon our return to Cornwall we knew we had to make a change and help other poorly kids. we researched iPad mini lending libraries and this became our mission in Finn's name.
2 years ago we installed our first two libraries, one at Curnow school and one at Treliske hospital, we now have libraries in hospitals and paediatric outreach teams across Cornwall. we now need to replace that first library and we need your help to do this in time for Christmas. please give what you can to help poorly kids x x
in addition to our libraries we have also installed televisions across the children's wards at Treliske.
Finn, well he continues to amaze us, he's fighting his second tumour and at his side throughout has been his own trusty iPad mini. distracting him from pain, boredom and frustration. he's some bleddy boy x
- 10 months ago
Andrew Mitchell10 months ago
Thank you so much for your donations so far. Every penny helps, thank you for your lovely messages. We love to hear how the Finnsarmy iPads are helping your little ones x #Finnsarmy HQ
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Nov 29, 2016
Thank you all for doing a tremendous job raising money to give children going through horrid times a bit of happiness and distraction with the mini ipads.
Nov 28, 2016
Love from the Munn's xxx
Nov 24, 2016
I know what the treatment is like and feel so bad for all the little children.
Nov 22, 2016
Nov 22, 2016
The IPads are an amazing distraction for my little boy while he has to sit for up to 6 hours having chemotherapy infused. A massive Thankyou.
Nov 18, 2016
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