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£610raised of £510 target by 39 supporters

    Weʼve raised £610 to help fund facilities and support for children with special needs at Chesnut Lodge Special School by walking the Mini Great Manchester Race

    Funded on Friday, 17th August 2018

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    Story

    Benjamin was born at 29 weeks weighing 2lbs 8oz. He spent 4 months in intensive care neonatal unit at Liverpool Women's Hospital. He had a range of complex medical needs including going home on oxygen. Over the months that followed it became apparent that Benjamin was not hitting milestones such as being able to sit up, feed himself or communicate. Benjamin was diagnosed with diplegia cerebral palsy and global developmental delay. He also has chronic lung disease which affects his lungs and breathing and suffers from seizures. Recently with the help of physiotherapists and family and friends Ben has been able to walk independently with the help of a Kaye walker (walking frame). Together we have been building up distances to hopefully one day walk without any aid. Recently funding for SEND schools in our area has been cut equivalent to losing £510 per student. We are owe so much of Ben's development to the people of Chesnut Lodge, we would love to raise even just one students budget cut to help towards classroom funding for the teachers and staff.

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    • Alissa Peet7 months ago
      Alissa Peet

      Alissa Peet

      7 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      The big race is tomorrow and the weather looks to be lovely! We have not only hit our target but gone over with our offline cash donations. The extra will be used for sensory items and physio for Ben. Thank you again! We will update when the race is completed tomorrow to let you all know how Ben gets on!

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    8 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 6/21/2018 6:44 AM

    Supporters

    39

    • Kathryn

      Kathryn

      Jun 21, 2018

      Well done Ben

      £10.00

    • Lorraine G

      Lorraine G

      Jun 2, 2018

      Best Wishes x

      £20.00

    • Dave G

      Dave G

      May 22, 2018

      Good for you Ben!

      £10.00

    • Mrs A Barker

      Mrs A Barker

      May 22, 2018

      Well done Ben!

      £10.00

    • Phil Tyrer

      Phil Tyrer

      May 20, 2018

      Really proud of Ben, and proud of you. Just a fantastic effort and a great day.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 20, 2018

      Let's get your target over the finish line! So proud BP xxx

      £13.00

    • Debra Jones

      Debra Jones

      May 20, 2018

      Well done Ben xx

      £5.00

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