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    Weʼve raised £508 to Join the Faster Pasta Challenge for William's Gift

    Funded on Wednesday, 26th August 2020

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    The Challenge!
    We have set this fundraising challenge as a bit of fun during lockdown and to help raise funds for our care packages.

    We hope it will work, now that pasta is back in the shops!!

    -Get a big bag of pasta and 2 big bowls
    -Set a 2 minute timer and get ready!
    -Transfer as many pasta pieces as you can from one bowl to the other within the 2 minutes (one at a time, using one hand only!)
    -Donate £2 to @Williamsgift
    -Nominate 2 friends to take on the challenge and see if they can beat your score!
    -upload your video and tag us in @williamsgift24

    -2 minutes, donate £2, nominate 2 friends

    The Charity
    Our brave son William passed away in December 2019 following a short battle with sepsis. William was 6 years old and had battled since birth having been born with a complex disease called Total Intestinal Aganglionosis Hirschsprungs. Essentially his bowel didn't work, meaning he was fed intravenously Total Parenteral Nutrition. This had an impact on his liver and as such he was listed for multi organ transplant. Unfortunately he never received his call.

    We know William touched a lot of lives in his short time here and we want that to continue. We have therefore been working hard to set up a charity in William's name.

    The idea has come from our own experiences of life with a long term medical condition. The charity is called William's Gift and we will be providing care packages to children in hospital with bowel and TPN conditions.

    We have 2 types of packages, one for emergency/ unexpected admissions which will include essentials such as toiletries/ snacks etc. The other package is for those who are in hospital long term and will include things to give a little psychological boost such as toys, books, gift vouchers etc.

    We are initially covering the 2 main Children's hospitals in the North West of England, Alder Hey and Manchester.

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    56

    • Hanna

      Hanna

      Jun 6, 2020

      You are amazing 😘

      £20.00

    • Lisa Hope

      Lisa Hope

      May 31, 2020

      In memory of brave warrior William and his amazing family ❤️

      £20.00

    • Judith (Broadstone Hall)

      Judith (Broadstone Hall)

      May 12, 2020

      We aborted the challenge after all the pasta ended up on the floor but thanks for the laugh anyway! A great idea and very special charity.

      £10.00

    • Rachel

      Rachel

      May 12, 2020

      I only have spaghetti and I’m not sure how well that would work but here’s my donation.

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 11, 2020

      In memory of William, via Cathy Goldstraw. x

      £10.00

    • Vivienne Foss

      Vivienne Foss

      May 11, 2020

      I thoroughly enjoyed the Challenge, thank you for such a simple but effective idea

      £4.00

    • Lyn

      Lyn

      May 8, 2020

      We really enjoyed the challenge. Best wishes to you all and good luck with the fundraising,Lyn, John and Charlotte (Vickis friend from Broadstone) x

      £20.00

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