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£450raised of £500 target by 26 supporters

    Weʼve raised £450 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.

    Cheshire
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st July 2019

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    Story

    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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    • Gemma Thornton4 months ago
      Gemma Thornton

      Gemma Thornton

      4 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Looks like the rain is holding off will upload some pictures of when we are all done... Thank you to everyone who has got us to this target we are so grateful... I am really grateful xxx

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    • Gemma Thornton10 months ago
      Gemma Thornton

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      10 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 7/21/2019 13.26

    Supporters

    26

    • Sarah

      Sarah

      Jul 21, 2019

      Well done to both of you xx

    • Donna Hollands-Rawlinson

      Donna Hollands-Rawlinson

      Jul 20, 2019

      Good luck. I admire your determination and how you fight every day to try and not let your illness's run your life. Please be careful 😘 x

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 20, 2019

      Sorry it can’t be more x

      £10.00

    • Becci

      Becci

      Jul 19, 2019

      Well done hunni, do what you can without causing too much of a flare up. Stronger woman than me :)

      £5.00

    • Mr Sharp & Mrs.O

      Mr Sharp & Mrs.O

      Jul 19, 2019

      GoodLuck DarlingsLove you Lots

      £50.00

    • Matt Finch

      Matt Finch

      Jul 16, 2019

      Good luck on Saturday guys! You're gonna smash it!!

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 14, 2019

      Best of luck mate!!!

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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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