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£274raised of £200 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £274 to help fund equipment and specialist therapy to support Nick's communication with family and friends.

    Funded on Friday, 6th October 2017

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    Story

    Nick suffered a very serious stroke in October 2016 and is currently unable to work.

    With a group of friends Sarah and I are planning to do the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge (23rd September) which takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in under 12 hours. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks route is 24-miles long, and includes 5,200ft (1,585m) of ascent.

    Nick suffered a very serious stroke in October 2016. The stroke was a complete surprise: aged only 51, Nick was incredibly fit and strong, healthy, active. Initially bed ridden, Nick has managed to get back on his feet and start walking again. He is incredibly dedicated and making small progress every day, coached along by his wonderful wife and childhood sweetheart, Jenny. Nick’s biggest challenge is communication. Since the stroke, he has not regained the ability to speak or to express himself through signs or otherwise. Whilst Jenny and Nick seem to have telepathic powers between each other, Nick needs to improve this ability to interact with his environment.Nick is no longer able to work and Jenny has taken a career break to look after him so things are tight. The funds we raise will make a big difference to Nick and Jenny's life.

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      18

      • Ben

        Ben

        Sep 26, 2017

        Congrats!

      • sasha gill

        sasha gill

        Sep 25, 2017

        Congrats gals xxx

        £10.00

      • Samuel Fitzsimmons

        Samuel Fitzsimmons

        Sep 25, 2017

        Sorry it’s late girls x

        £5.00

      • Jo Bindley

        Jo Bindley

        Sep 24, 2017

        Well done!

      • Flo Instone

        Flo Instone

        Sep 24, 2017

        Well done guys !! 💗🌟

        £5.00

      • Hannah Strickland

        Hannah Strickland

        Sep 24, 2017

        Great work lads

        £10.00

      • Bae-J

        Bae-J

        Sep 24, 2017

        Good on ya gals. Lots of love xoxoxo

        £20.00

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