Weʼre raising £250 to To raise funds to complete a sole cycle from Lands End to John o' Groats.
- Coventry, UK
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I am hoping to raise funds to do a cycle from Lands End to John o'Groats, to raise awareness about Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) a rare blood disorder.
A dear friend, young family man, lost his life to this disorder only last week having been diagnosed 2 weeks prior, Alex was totally unaware he was as unwell as he was. He was 33, leaving his young family behind.
His Diagnosis was that rare that it has only a 95% mortality rate, even the doctors at our hospital had not even came across a patient with it before, so this was a huge responsibility and learning curve for them.
The funds I am asking for is for me to secure a spot on the cycle in August next year.
I will also continue to raise money to raise awareness and donate to research into this sudden onset blood disorder.
I want to do this for Alex and his family and help in what ever way I can, and also help towards other families that have to deal with it.
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About the fundraiser
My name is Claire, ex army 1998 - 2006. Alex has left a huge hole in our hearts, I want to do this to help raise awareness and For TTP, and to help fund research into earlier diagnosis and treatment.