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Weʼre raising £8,000 to Make Mia's Christmas wish come true

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Mia is a fun loving 13 year old blind girl with a fantastic sense of humour who wants nothing more than to be able to live and learn like her friends unfortunately she cannot do this because of her sight Mia has had to endure operation after operation, test after test, which is no life for a young child, the hospital is now like a second home to her and will be for the rest of her life! Mia would love nothing more than to be able to find her own presents on Christmas morning or even find her own sweets in the shop but she can't so we are trying to raise funds to purchase some equipment that can help give her the life and freedom she deserves the equipment that can do this currently costs £8,000, this equipment would help enable Mia to live a normal life just like her friends and give her some much needed independence to enable her to live her life to the full potential and would bring back the huge smile to her beautiful little face please help any donation no matter how small is greatly appreciated. Thank you

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  • bernadette thornton17 days ago
    bernadette thornton

    bernadette thornton

    17 days ago

    We trialled many items trying to find some technology that could work for Mia and most ended in failure which was devastating for Mia!! but this one didn't fail!! this is one of the items that worked perfectly for her!! this is Mia testing one of the items that can really help her to gain some independence and freedom just look at the smile on her face when she realised what this technology could do for her and that it actually worked it broke me to tears!! I want to make that smile permanent so she doesn't have to struggle anymore please help

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Page last updated on: 11/27/2018 12:06 PM



  • Nathan Sharp

    Nathan Sharp

    Nov 27, 2018

    Hope all goes well and you both reach your goal


  • Sarah Gledhill

    Sarah Gledhill

    Nov 24, 2018

    Good luck xx

  • James Griffiths

    James Griffiths

    Nov 22, 2018

    good luck on reaching your target xxx


  • Tim Jessey

    Tim Jessey

    Nov 21, 2018

    Good luck! (from Tim Grace's mate in Hong Kong)


  • Anonymous


    Nov 15, 2018

    Good Luck with everything Mia, God Bless X


  • Darren Lee

    Darren Lee

    Nov 15, 2018

    Good luck raising the funds


  • Tim Grace

    Tim Grace

    Nov 15, 2018

    All the best from Hong Kong (x Staincliffe)


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