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£705raised of £750 target by 49 supporters

    Weʼve raised £705 to redesign and rejuvenate the teen room at Darent Valley Hospital children's ward better know as Willow Ward.

    Dartford, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    Story

    Grayson was born at Darent Valley Hospital with a congenital heart defect called AVSD. At just a few days old he was then diagnosed with a cows milk intolerance at DVH. Then only weeks later he started to display the signs of early heart failure and was admitted for the first time to Willow Ward. It is at this point that we were introduced to the amazing doctors, nurses and play team of the children's ward. Grayson then spent the next few months in and out of Williow Ward untill he had his open heart surgery at 3 months old.

    While in Willow Ward, the play team made a massive difference to Grayson and us. They gave Grayson toys and bouncers to keep him happy. They even brought the magician in to keep us entertained. They gave us support at a very difficult time for our very young family.

    As a family we really want to do something to say thank you and to give something for families and children who may find themselves in a similar situation. The ward has some really beautiful murals more aimed at younger children and we felt that we could offer a more street graffiti style mural for the teen room. While doing this we want to try and give the room a make over and make it a really fun environment for the teens to hang out in.

    We are hoping to raise between £500-£1000 towards the project and we need your help. We will be doing some fundraising events like bake sales and charity walks as a family. Watch this space for updates.

    Thank you for you support x

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    • Burdett Family10 months ago
      Burdett Family

      Burdett Family

      10 months ago

      Baby Grayson and his mummies now have there race numbers for our 5k on the 3rd of March 😀

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    • Burdett Family10 months ago
      Burdett Family

      Burdett Family

      10 months ago

      Today Steve Wright our street artist did this Awsome artwork on the wall of the teen room. Next week we are going back to finish the room of with new furniture and equipment.

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    • Burdett Family10 months ago
      Burdett Family

      Burdett Family

      10 months ago

      This is the amazing coverage of the Grayson project on the Supernova Run website. If you want to understand why this is so important to our family this is a good read. Thank you so much Sam for writing it https://www.supernovarun.com/baby-grayson-gives-back-life-saving-willow-ward/

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    Supporters

    49

    • Adrian and Sylvia Hopkins

      Adrian and Sylvia Hopkins

      Feb 16, 2018

      Great Cause and God's Blessings on Grayson

    • Jessica Foley

      Jessica Foley

      Feb 12, 2018

      All the best and lots of love xxx

      £10.00

    • Hollie Batteson

      Hollie Batteson

      Feb 12, 2018

      ❤️

      £10.00

    • j woodall

      j woodall

      Feb 11, 2018

      Well done ladies!! Xx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 11, 2018

      Good luck with you project.

      £10.00

    • Jeremy Horton

      Jeremy Horton

      Feb 10, 2018

      A great cause Well done

      £20.00

    • Christine Vincent

      Christine Vincent

      Feb 10, 2018

      Love nanny smurf 💙Xx

      £30.00

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    Burdett Family

    Burdett Family

    Dartford, United Kingdom

    Grayson is a 3 and a half month old with lots of energy, smiles and a congenital heart defect. He wants to say thank you to the amazing people at Willow Ward. We are Grayson's parents and we are helping him raise money for this great project. He would love your help too.

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