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£1,300raised of £1,000 target by 47 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,300 to Alexander's Journey

    Birmingham, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 28th October 2018

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    Story

    On the 14th October 2018, I will be participating in the Birmingham Half Marathon for Alexander's Journey. The money raised from this event will go towards his long term after care, rehabilitation and to help enrich his life as a cancer survivor.

    Alexander's Journey

    Alexander Goodwin is an incredibly brave 11 year old boy who was diagnosed with a severe case of Ewing's Sarcoma in his right leg and hip on the 8th June 2016. Despite looking like there wouldn’t be a positive outcome for the Goodwin’s, they managed to stay optimistic and determined. They raised thousands of pounds to get him to the US for life-saving, pioneering surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Since then he has been cancer free.

    However, as a result of the surgery, Alex has to fly back to the US every few months to check on his extendable metal prosthesis. He is also receiving private physiotherapy to help him walk again and reduce his reliability on a wheelchair.

    Despite all of this, he is still a bubbly little boy with a love for sharks, dinosaurs and birds of prey.

    Alex’s father, Jeff, currently serves Warwickshire Police as an Authorised Firearms Officer. He has campaigned relentlessly for the health of his little boy and the Thin Blue Line has, and continues, to back him fiercely.

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      47

      • @roy_mann

        @roy_mann

        Oct 21, 2018

        On the basis of your Tweet "Your gonna love me forever"...I can't resist. Let's round this up and get out of here. Thank you for what you did for our dear little friend Alex. xx

        £25.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 19, 2018

        Congrats on training and completing for your and Alex's benefit. Such kindness.

        £10.00

      • Ed

        Ed

        Oct 18, 2018

        £50.00

      • Louise Marcus

        Louise Marcus

        Oct 17, 2018

        Well done Charlie xxx

        £5.00

      • Annie Shakespeare

        Annie Shakespeare

        Oct 15, 2018

        Get on it, Charlie. Do your very best for Alex, he's a very brave boy. I love his tweets! xxx

        £5.00

      • Linda

        Linda

        Oct 14, 2018

        Well done..Great cause x

        £10.00

      • Jake

        Jake

        Oct 14, 2018

        £50.00

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