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    Weʼve raised £5,740 to Get Chris Hood the state of the art prosthetic leg he deserves- OFFICIAL PAGE

    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 16th October 2018

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    Story

    On Monday 18th September at 10.10pm, Chris Hood was almost home after a long 12 hour shift at work. As Chris crossed Brays Road to get to his house, a light coloured Astra, travelling at around 70mph, collided with Chris and failed to stop.

    Chris suffered extensive damage to multiple organs, cuts to his head and on Wednesday the 20th his lower left leg was unable to be saved and was amputated. It is a miracle that Chris survived the collision, but he did survive, and we want to do everything we can to help Chris recover from the accident.

    The aim of this page is to raise £20,000 towards a top of the range prosthetic leg that is not available from the NHS. Chris walks and cycles everywhere and is hugely active; just a few weeks ago Chris completed a gruelling 12 mile Tough Mudder obstacle course. Having a state of the art prosthetic leg will mean that he can keep up with the lifestyle that he is so used to and will help make his transition into life with a prosthetic that little bit easier.

    Chris is a funny and caring man and an amazing father to a beautiful 9 year old daughter, he is loved dearly by his family, friends and everyone who knows him. Please donate and help Chris get the prosthetic he deserves.

    Thank you for reading Chris' story, if you have any information regarding the hit and run you can contact the police here: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/sheldon-hit-run-victim-chris-13653531

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    • Alan Hood1 year ago
      Alan Hood

      Alan Hood

      1 year ago

      Chris is on the mend! I think we can all agree that Chris IS Superman. After being hit at 80mph it as an utter miracle how amazing Chris' recovery is coming along. His memory is getting there, strength is coming back, he can finally eat food and his handwriting is better than before :p Next week it's time to start trying out a new NHS foot to get Chris back up and out of that hospital bed! Go Chris! We love you so much x

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    • Alan Hood1 year ago
      Alan Hood

      Alan Hood

      1 year ago

      Just met with some of Chris' work mates today. Chris was over the moon to see them and can finally talk. They delivered a WHOPPING £1500+ will bank it tomorrow. Honestly we can't thank you all enough! #fatstaxxx

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    • Alan Hood1 year ago
      Alan Hood

      Alan Hood

      1 year ago

      I just wanted to let you all know that Chris is now awake! We are over the moon with happiness and relief. He is recognising his family and daughter and we can now get started on his rehabilitation. I can't wait to show him how supportive you have all been and how far we have reached in just a week. Thanks again and please keep sharing :)

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    1 year ago

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    Page last updated on: 1/17/2018 10:36 PM

    Supporters

    101

    • Meg & Roger Purvey

      Meg & Roger Purvey

      Jan 17, 2018

      Hope the recovery is going well Chris.

      £100.00

    • Busy bees discoveryland nursery.

      Busy bees discoveryland nursery.

      Dec 29, 2017

      Money raised from staff and parents at busy bees nursery. Land Rover. Solo hull. Thanks guys so much

      £340.00

    • Esther Harries

      Esther Harries

      Dec 21, 2017

      We wish you all the best in your recovery and hope you the best possible prosthetic limb you deserve. X

      £30.00

    • Valerie Hood

      Valerie Hood

      Dec 11, 2017

      As promised Chris. You will get there xx Nan and Granddad xx

      £250.00

    • Valerie Hood

      Valerie Hood

      Dec 9, 2017

      Keep up the good work Chris Love Nan and Granddad xx

      £250.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 5, 2017

      Donation from other just giving page.

    • Sadie Hoare

      Sadie Hoare

      Nov 22, 2017

      Well done Alan, good luck to Chris we are thinking about you xxxxxxxx sending you love and positive vibes xxxxxxxxxxxxx

      £50.00

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    Alan Hood

    Alan Hood

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    I'm Chris' brother & this is Chris' official fund raising page for a prosthetic leg. Chris is not yet awake from his induced coma, but I know how much he will appreciate waking up to lots of support from his family, friends and well wishers. Please dig deep and share this page

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