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Gemma Thornton

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£110raised of £500 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £500 to Several good causes that have helped me these include Asthma, EDS,Epilepsy they are all in need of extra help to support others like me.

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I am Gem and I have dragged my wife into taken part but I know she is doing it to support me. I am in a wheelchair so to take part in the colour rush event I have had to get so many emails to agree I could it's stupid and some would of been put off but not me... That just makes me more determined, some of my friends will be wishing I would just behave, some will be loving that I won't just give up and some well they just love me. All that matters is that Katie and I get round in one piece and we will.
I have several chronic illnesses that I have to deal with daily and some do try to kill me daily too. Some of my conditions are well known like Asthma but I also have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome which is not so well known.
This means they don't get they actual funding they should for research purposes to help people like myself.
I raise awareness where I can about all my conditions and also how my life has been affected by being sick so I'd I can help others I will. Some of you guys ask me what you can do for me well you can support me do this if you like. I am excited about raising money for multiple places to get as much to them as I can as they deserve the support.

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Page last updated on: 5/7/2019 16.59

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  • Claire

    Claire

    May 7, 2019

    Good luck, as a new EDS sufferer i appreciate how little people know about it. Lets hope you raise your target for all these amazing causes!

    £30.00

  • Rebecca Davies

    Rebecca Davies

    Mar 11, 2019

    Can't wait to see your pictures.. Color runs are so fun

  • Tom Dullage

    Tom Dullage

    Jan 10, 2019

    Good luck Gemma

    £20.00

  • -Kez-

    -Kez-

    Jan 10, 2019

    Determined is not the word, you're totally crazy but GO GET 'EM GEM and Goodluck Katie.x

    £10.00

  • Louise Dullage

    Louise Dullage

    Jan 10, 2019

    Good luck Gem!!!

    £10.00

  • Lisa Coverdale

    Lisa Coverdale

    Jan 10, 2019

    Good luck :-)

    £30.00

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Gemma Thornton

Gemma Thornton

Cheshire

Katie and I are taking part in the colour rush at Aintree in Liverpool on 20th July to raise funds for multiple places. I will be wheeling myself round the whole thing I can't do the obstacles however will be doing everything else. Knowing how stubborn I am please sponsor us xxx

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