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raised of £5,000 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £95 to help me get to Russia to fund life changing treatment to stop the progression of my Multiple sclerosis. The treatment is called HSCT

    Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018

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    I'm 34 years old and happily married with 3 beautiful children.My family mean the world to me.

    When i was 23 years old i was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis, I remember the day so well but i soon recovered and carried on with life as normal.

    Ive now had MS for 11 years and its been in the last 5 years its really taken a hold and impacted on most aspects of my life. On a daily basis i struggle with chronic pain in my legs which impacts my balance and walking capabilities, fatigure both mental and physical, bladder control and terrible brain fog which really impacts on my speech and my memory. If we don’t try and stop the MS now I could lose the ability to walk amongst other thing. This would impact on our lives and mostly our children’s lives. The most upsetting part for me is I’ve started to struggle to pick up my children and do the day to day activities with them.

    HSCT is an intense chemotherapy treatment for MS. It aims to stop the damage MS causes by wiping out and then regrowing your immune system, using your stem cells.

    HSCT aims to 'reset' the immune system to stop it attacking the central nervous system. It uses chemotherapy to remove the harmful immune cells and then rebuild the immune system using a type of stem cell found in your bone marrow.

    The haematopoietic stem cells used in the treatment can produce all the different cells in your blood, including immune cells.

    I need £45,000 to pay for this treatment which will take place in Moscow, Russia. We are currently at £22,000 with only 4 months to go.

    I'm a very proud man and one of the hardest things for me is too ask for help but this time I have too much to lose and me and my family really need your help.

    if anyone can help in anyway no matter how small, me and my family would be so grateful and you will change the life of mine and most importantly my families.

    Thank you




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        Judith Falkner

        May 5, 2018


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        Karron Allen

        May 5, 2018


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        May 5, 2018


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        Grace Browning

        May 3, 2018


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