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£975raised of £2,500 target by 50 supporters

    Weʼve raised £975 to Help Families stay at Ronald McDonald House in hospitals across the uk

    Canterbury, UK
    Funded on Friday, 27th September 2019

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    Story

    In the spring of 2018 our son Orion was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a condition in which some of the bones in the skull fuse too early. This meant that he needed corrective surgery to allow more space for his brain to grow and to avoid some serious issues later in his life.

    My wife and I found ourselves in the difficult position of having to choose whether to go ahead knowing that either way there were serious risks involved. It is not a place that we would like to be in ever again.

    But it is done now.

    The surgery went brilliantly and despite a couple of blips while still in hospital we were home a week later and our little man has recovered well.

    I cannot stop marvelling at the amazing skills of the surgeons and the expertise of all the medical team involved. And their bravery to take responsibility over someone else's life! And the fact that this is available to us just because we pay taxes. All hail the NHS!

    We are also extremely grateful for the Ronald McDonald House for providing us with free accommodation while we stayed in hospital three hours away from home. We did not even know this was an option at first but it made it so much easier for us, one less thing to worry about.

    We are glad to be on the other side of the surgery now and are getting back to normal family life.

    Onwards and upwards!

    This whole experience has shown us what really matters and that is human kindness. Which is why I want to raise enough money to help 100 families stay close to their sick children through the Ronald McDonald House Charities. You can help me achieve this goal!

    Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity. ❤

    I will also be attempting a 100km walk in August

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    • gavin connor3 months ago
      gavin connor

      gavin connor

      3 months ago

      Thank you so much everyone who has donated its amazing the people who have donated I really appreciate it so so much please share and help me get to near my target, if not this will still help families who go through the same as we have. Be able to stay at the charity.

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    • gavin connor10 months ago
      gavin connor

      gavin connor

      10 months ago
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    • gavin connor1 year ago
      gavin connor

      gavin connor

      1 year ago

      Thank you everyone who has donated, so far we have raised £145 please keep donating and help me raise as much as possible for this amazing charity.

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    Page last updated on: 9/17/2019 19.22

    Supporters

    50

    • Alyson Hunt

      Alyson Hunt

      Sep 17, 2019

      A noble cause and amazing achievement in your walk - well done Gavin!

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 4, 2019

      Supporting a worthy charity and in recognition of your hard work to ensure other families can be supported

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 3, 2019

      Well done!! Lots of love the Calder’s xx

      £20.00

    • Si and Cath

      Si and Cath

      Sep 1, 2019

      Hey Gavin well done. Hope the target is reached

      £80.00

    • Joana Vidal

      Joana Vidal

      Aug 31, 2019

      Go Gavin!!! xxx

      £20.00

    • Kay Bates

      Kay Bates

      Aug 31, 2019

      Go go go Gavin!A great cause.Love from Kay and Gary from Soul Choir xx

      £10.00

    • Hannah Fitzgerald

      Hannah Fitzgerald

      Aug 31, 2019

      Good luck, Gavin!

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    gavin connor

    gavin connor

    Canterbury, UK

    I currently work as a health and fitness instructor for a university and been into fitness for years so i am doing a 100km walk in August 2019 to raise money for this charity who helped us. Please read the full story below and donate as much as you can to help other families.

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