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Weʼre raising £6,500 to Fund a Baffin Trio System for Becca White to give her a chair/standing frame, making life with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy a little easier.

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Becca is a bright and funny teenager, the daughter of Audrey & Paul and twin sister to Megan. She attends school, enjoys the outdoors and time with her dogs.

Becca has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. Standing is so important for children with cerebral palsy who can't weight bear independently. For Becca this is especially important as she needs to regularly stand to maintain the length of the tendons behind her knees and to maintain a healthy skeletal structure.

A Baffin Trio system would convert from a supported chair into a standing frame, avoiding the need for her parents to lift and transfer her from one piece of equipment to another. Becca's current standing frame has been out of action for over a year so her standing time is currently limited to when she's at school. Each month this continues, has a potential impact on Rebecca's health.

Funding for equipment for Rebecca has been a constant battle for her parents, waiting over 8 years for a funded wet room meant carrying Becca up stairs and holding her over a bath for washing. This has been physically challenging for her parents as well as difficult for Becca. Whilst this challenge has been resolved, it demonstrates how difficult it is to successfully obtain funding from local authorities and similar sources.

Audrey White, Becca's mum is a popular and well liked person, always willing to help and support others. A group of Audrey's friends and colleagues have committed to fund raising to purchase a Baffin Trio for Becca as soon as possible. Please give generously if you can to support this cause.

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    137

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 12, 2017

      To Becca - you go girl!! And hope this helps the fabulous Audrey and Paul.

      £65.00

    • Reece Dodds

      Reece Dodds

      Nov 23, 2017

      Dress down money from DMO Change

      £204.00

    • Jo Skews

      Jo Skews

      Nov 20, 2017

      Dress down monies donated by Rotherham DMO.

      £138.00

    • Zena  Gainsbury

      Zena Gainsbury

      Nov 18, 2017

      From Southend Fraud & Chargebacks Dress Down Day

      £90.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 17, 2017

      All the best from the RBS Supplier Management Team

      £10.00

    • Danielle Burns

      Danielle Burns

      Nov 17, 2017

      Amazing amount of fundraising ladies!

      £15.00

    • Fiona Morris

      Fiona Morris

      Nov 14, 2017

      Well done to all for organising, great result!

      £25.00

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