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Closed 07/07/2021

raised of £250 target by 247 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,050 to help Penlee Lifeboat Station, with Elliott's "re-learning" to walk mission!

    Penzance, Cornwall
    Funded on Wednesday, 7th July 2021

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    Hi, I'm Elliott! I'm 9 years old and I have brain cancer. My cancer is called a medulloblastoma, and I have been having treatment since July 2020.

    In July 2020, I had emergency surgery to drain the fluid off my brain, and in August 2020, I had most of my tumour removed (more on this later!), I then had 6 weeks intensive treatment with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and am now coming to the end of my maintenance chemotherapy plan.

    When I had my second surgery, I developed a condition called posterior fossa syndrome, this meant I was essentially locked in my body, I couldn't walk, talk, sit up, stand up or even move my eyes! I have been going through, what they call, neurological rehabilitation, with the hope that I will live an independent life again, but I've still a long way to go!

    I'm learning to walk again now, with the help of a walker and I thought it would be a great idea to do a sponsored walk for my heroes at Penlee Lifeboat Station! I'm planning on walking from the old Penzance Lifeboat Station to the new Penlee Lifeboat Station at the end of May. I have ataxia in my limbs, so it might be a slow and steady attempt, but I'm really keen to give it a go!

    I've donated £3 of my pocket money every month, for as long as I can remember to Penlee Lifeboat, and have always enjoyed tracking their rescues.

    I hope this will be a success and I'm excited to get started, and get training!

    You can follow my progress on my Facebook page:



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      • Natalie Halford

        Natalie Halford

        Jun 12, 2021

        Elliot YOU are amazing!!! 🦸‍♂️ Well done xXx


      • Gerry mills

        Gerry mills

        Jun 10, 2021

        Well done Elliott you are doing a wonderful job keep it up x


      • Anonymous


        Jun 9, 2021

        well done! you're doing great


      • Rob


        Jun 9, 2021

        This should round it up to £5kAmazing effort, well done!!!


      • Hannah Buckley

        Hannah Buckley

        Jun 9, 2021

        You are an inspiration! Good luck, you’ll smash it!


      • Ed and Liz

        Ed and Liz

        Jun 9, 2021

        Well done Elliot 👏👏👏


      • Hannah Vivian

        Hannah Vivian

        Jun 9, 2021

        You're amazing 💚💚


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      Penzance, Cornwall

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