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    Weʼve raised £2,345 to Climbing for Jake

    Northampton, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 31st May 2018

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    Story

    This page is in order to help raise money in support of my cousin Jake Mulpeter.

    Jake was a promising young boxer, reaching the rank of Midlands champion and performing at National events in his amateur career. The arrival of his 18th birthday also saw Jake become a fully qualified electrician. Whilst his future was not yet mapped out for him, it was full of promise and possibilities.

    All this changed and was taken from Jake quicker than anyone could have ever anticipated.

    Jake was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    On an innocent night out with friends in Birmingham he was approached and subsequently set upon by two individuals that proceeded to dish out a savage, brutal and totally unprovoked attack which left him with life threatening injuries – Jake never even saw it coming!

    The attackers fled and left him unconscious and with two fractures to his skull. Whilst in hospital the Doctors found a blood clot on his brain, which required a section of his skull to be removed in order to clear this. This was an extremely dangerous operation and has left Jake with part of his skull missing, 60 staples in his head and only 30% of his hearing in his right ear. After a lengthy spell, Jake was allowed to come home, however, his life has been severely impacted in so many ways due to the damage that his brain sustained. He now awaits the operation that will see a titanium plate fitted to his skull in order to replace the section he lost.

    Jake can never live out the future that was in front of him prior to the attack.

    Life will never be the same again for Jake

    But Jake is a fighter….always has been and always will be.

    He is a true inspiration to his family and especially to me. He is a real example of someone that you can look up to. I have no idea where he has found the strength and courage to deal with everything that the aftermath of this attack has left him with….all that it has taken from him….and yet he still stays strong.

    I will be attempting the Three Peaks Challenge...climbing the highest mountains of England, Scotland and Wales all within the space of 24hrs. Climbing a few mountains now seems like nothing in comparison to his journey, but I am doing it to let him know just what a true inspiration he really is.

    Any money you can donate to this page will be gratefully received and donated to Jake….big or small….it really is the gesture that counts. With a little luck I can raise enough money to help Jake's future in some small way.

    Please….Help me to help Jake and show just how much we believe in him and admire his courage and strength of mind.

    Thank You

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    • Colin  Brown3 months ago
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      3 months ago
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    • Colin  Brown3 months ago
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      Colin Brown

      3 months ago

      For those of you that have followed the story of Jake i am so pleased to say that a few days ago he had his long awaited surgery to replace the part of his skull that had to be removed. Now we knew that Jake was a fighter but his strength of character has truly amazed us and he is a genuine inspiration to us all...within a day the doctors were already talking about letting him home. Its onwards and upwards now for Jake and i could not be prouder to call him my family!

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    Supporters

    96

    • Howard Turner

      Howard Turner

      May 17, 2018

      Colin, great climbing with you mate! It was worth it in the end, eh? Never give up on your goals!Same time next year? :)

      £20.00

    • Matthew Gowen

      Matthew Gowen

      May 17, 2018

      Hi Colin,It was a pleasure to meet you and climb up those hills with you. It was a massive effort for all of us. Well done and all the best for you and your cousin.Matthew

      £20.00

    • Stephanie Colclough

      Stephanie Colclough

      May 15, 2018

      Well done! Great effort x

      £10.00

    • Natalie Moran

      Natalie Moran

      May 14, 2018

      Well done bro, did yourself proud xx

      £20.00

    • Andrew Middleton

      Andrew Middleton

      May 14, 2018

      Good effort well done mate

      £10.00

    • Paul Harvey

      Paul Harvey

      May 14, 2018

      Congratulations Colin, a great effort for a good cause.

      £20.00

    • Emma Stern

      Emma Stern

      May 13, 2018

      Mate, this weekend was an amazing achievement - you absolutely nailed it! X

      £25.00

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    Colin  Brown

    Colin Brown

    Northampton, United Kingdom

    Jake is my cousin and a true inspiration. His strength and determination have driven me to begin this challenge in my own attempt to help him in any way i can.

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