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£2,630
raised of £5,000 target by 80 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,630 to Help Harefield Hospital as they are raising money for a new ITU ward I hope to help buy equipment needed for patients.

    Crawley, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 18th August 2016

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    My name is George pollard, I am 23 yrs old and I am currently waiting for a heart transplant. When I was 16 I collapsed on New Year's Eve and woke up mid January and found out my life had changed forever. I was told by the doctors that I had Rare form of cardiomyopathy called arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy for short a.r.v.c and went on to have an i.c.d fitted in April of that year. Along my journey I have suffered many problems and gradually I have got worse and now my only option is a heart transplant. I have actively been on the list since May And am told it could take years to get a heart and possibly die before I do. I Have a wonderful wife and 2 year old son and determined to see my son grow up. I currently attend harefield hospital and it is an absolutely fantastic hospital that saves many lives and they are in desperate need for a new ward so that they can continue to do an amazing job and save many more people. If they manage to raise what they need they will then have the facilities to help and extra 250 patients a year. As unbelievable as it is, just the equipment needed around one bed in a intensive therapy unit costs £64,550 what ever we can raise will go towards that and help a brilliant hospital save many people's lives. The thing with life is it is very unpredictable and you never no what's around the corner and we all end up in situations we never imagined we would be in. Please consider what this money could do for so many people not just the patients but all the people who are affected like there families, friends etc because I can personally say that going threw this experience is hard as it is but to watch what it does to those around you who you love and care about is just as awful if not more so. Thank you for taking the time to listen to my story and I hope you can help. Even the smallest gestures mean more than you will ever know to someone like me. It takes 2 mins to save 9 lives by joining the organ donation register.

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    • George Pollard7 years ago
      George Pollard

      George Pollard

      7 years ago

      Hi, just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your support so far I just wanted to share this picture as it will show everyone the reason why they need this ward so much with the info on it. Thanks again.

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    • George Pollard7 years ago
      George Pollard

      George Pollard

      7 years ago

      This is a picture of just some of the equipment needed for a ITU bay. This equipment alone totals £64,550. Thank you so much for the donations already made. Please can you all keep sharing and letting family and friends know a small donation can go along way. Thanks again.

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    7 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 8/12/2016 21.54

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    80

    • Cathy finch

      Cathy finch

      Aug 12, 2016

      £10.00

    • jo and steve

      jo and steve

      Aug 2, 2016

      Good luck George!

      £10.00

    • Tesco Pembroke park

      Tesco Pembroke park

      Aug 2, 2016

      Thanks to all the staff at tesco who did the tombola there on Sunday and did so well raising so much. Thanks loads x

      £200.14

    • Karen Gould

      Karen Gould

      Jul 31, 2016

      Good luck with your cause George. I have shared your page. On my fb page. If you do any fund raising events I'll contribute a cake or cupcakes

      £10.00

    • Davina

      Davina

      Jul 29, 2016

      From Davina and all the staff at tilgate co-op xx love ya loads George xx hope this helps a bit xx

      £160.00

    • Gill Beeney

      Gill Beeney

      Jul 24, 2016

      It seems a long time ago that you were in my yr 11Best wishesGill

      £10.00

    • Terry

      Terry

      Jul 18, 2016

      Hope you raise as much as possible and you should feel proud of your self doing this. Good luck mate.

      £20.00

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