Weʼre raising £2 to help support Harry's family whilst he has ongoing heart treatment
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As his friends and family are aware Harry has undergone major heart surgery recently for his ongoing heart condition. Although he has been exceptionally brave and strong throughout his recovery, sadly it is taking a lot longer than initially anticipated for him to be stable enough for Claire, Steve and the family to get back to any kind of normality.
Whilst they are currently living between the hospital, the Ronald McDonald house and home, and they also have the beautiful young baby Isla to think about too, Steve is currently unable to return to work. This is obviously going to have ongoing implications to the whole family, sadly including extra financial strain.
That being said, Donna, Emma and myself came up with the idea, knowing that a lot of people want to help in some way, but are unsure how, to organise some fundraising to help collectively support the family and hopefully take away just some of the worry they are currently experiencing.
We know family and friends are helping in many ways already, and would not want anyone to feel obliged to donate, as everyone's circumstances are different, and there is the inevitable run up to Christmas to consider, however if you would like to help in this way we have made it possible through this page.
Rightly or wrongly, we have decided not to tell Claire & Steve of our plans currently, due to Harry's ongoing complications and further treatment, and we do not want to give them anything else to think about at the moment, so please if you would like to share with other friends and family who would also like to offer their support, please could I ask that it is done in private. We do not intend to post to social media or do any public fundraising, but keep it within friends and family.
Thanks for reading, and let's all keep the Lee's in our thoughts and prayers.
Donna, Emma and Claire x
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Oct 14, 2018
We are all with you and Harry, wishing the best outcome and this tough period to be over soon
Oct 13, 2018
In our thoughts. Best wishes, Steve and Annette Penko x
Oct 10, 2018
Love from Italy, I hope to meet you all soon.
Andy, Liv, Larnie and Tills
Oct 6, 2018
Lovely idea guys. Top work. Xxx
Oct 4, 2018
Don’t care if it goes on the gas electric or a large g and t ! Anything to help x
Oct 4, 2018
Thinking of you all xxx
Oct 4, 2018
This is for Lee Family, from Maira and me
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