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£625raised of £10,000 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £625 to help fund an all-terrain wheelchair

    Location
    Ryedale District, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 24th December 2016

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    Thanks to everyone who has donated money so far - you've raised an amazing £6124.00. This week we have had an fantastic response to a cake stall run by a couple of our schools mums. They raised £533.00 THANK YOU.

    The page is now back up again so you continue to support Mia and her family.

    When Mia first came to Kirkbymoorside Primary School, she could run – really fast! In her seven years at the school she has gone from tearing around the playground with her friends to being dependent on a wheelchair.

    Her current wheelchair can only be used on fairly level, firm surfaces, which is very restrictive and as a result, Mia is becoming increasingly isolated at school and at home.

    She can't access PE lessons or sports activities or even just play on the field with her friends without a lot of support. At home, her family are limited as to where they can go and activities most children enjoy without thinking about - going to the beach, a walk through the woods, playing in the snow - are now beyond her capabilities. This places incredible strain on all the family: Lisa, her mum; Paul, her dad and Liam, her brother.

    Recently Mia was able to try an all-terrain wheelchair from All Terrain Wheelchairs. In the hour or so she had on the trial afternoon, she was able to access areas on the school field she hadn't been able to go for years. She was able to move around with a group of friends without any adult intervention and go where she pleased. It would transform her life out of school too as Mia and her family could enjoy days out that haven’t been possible in recent years. The wheelchair is adaptable and can be used by Mia not only now but as an adult, giving her freedom and independence for many years to come.

    To buy an All Terrain wheelchair for Mia will cost around £10,000. Please help us to give her back some independence and open the world back up again for Mia and her family.

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      25

      • Jean Richards

        Jean Richards

        Dec 9, 2016

        From the team at the Kirkbymoorside town blog

        £20.00

      • Lyn Vernham

        Lyn Vernham

        Nov 24, 2016

      • Lisa

        Lisa

        Nov 10, 2016

        Well done to Jo Towler for completing the triathlon

        £20.00

      • Andrew  Cummins

        Andrew Cummins

        Nov 3, 2016

        Laura and Andrew cummins Sky dive Xxx

        £20.00

      • Charlotte Balf

        Charlotte Balf

        Oct 31, 2016

        Dawn - good luck!

        £20.00

      • Anthony Cass

        Anthony Cass

        Oct 29, 2016

        Great idea and all the fundraising has been brilliant.

        £10.00

      • Stef Scurr

        Stef Scurr

        Oct 26, 2016

        Good luck Chloe! Such a wonderful thing to do for someone. X

        £10.00

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      Gill Hardacre

      Gill Hardacre

      Ryedale District, United Kingdom

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