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Sandra Meredith

Sandra Meredith is crowdfunding

28%
£14,463
raised of £50,000 target by 523 supporters

Weʼre raising £50,000 to build an extension to the family home to give a severely disabled young man the quality of life and level of independence he deserves

Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire. England

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This is Harry.

Harry is 21 but shouldn't be !! Only 1% of babies born with Myotubular Myopathy survive their first year . Myotubular Trust

Harry has defied all the odds and reached the ripe old age of 21. However, he does pay a price for his determination and is now totally wheelchair dependent. This has had a massive impact on Harry's day to day living and is also now affecting his mental wellbeing . Action is now needed to enhance Harry's life and alleviate both the physical and mental pressures he now suffers.

Harry's bedroom in the family home is far too small to accommodate him, his wheelchair and other medical equipment that is needed daily to support not only his mobility but his breathing and feeding.Due to being in constant pain Harry spends most of his time in bed as this provides a little relief but he is cut off from the rest of the family when they are all downstairs.

We are wanting to build a specially adapted single storey extension to the main house which will include a ceiling hoist , enough room for Harry to manoeuvre his wheelchair and of course all his other equipment , also allowing Harry the space that a young man of 21 needs. There will also be the facility to enable a carer to stay overnight with him when needed and Harry will have access to the main house for him to socialise when he is well enough to do so.

We have approached D.I.Y. S.O.S on numerous occasions but sadly have never been contacted back.We have also contacted our local council for funds to complete the build but have just been given an allowance towards it which is nowhere near the amount we need . That's why we decided to set this page up in the hope that we can raise the funds required to give Harry some independence back and the space he needs to move around in.

We are hoping to raise £50,000 to contribute towards the cost of this project, Please, please help us achieve this and make a massive difference to that 1% baby who is now 21 !!

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  • Sandra Meredith2 months ago
    Sandra Meredith

    Sandra Meredith

    2 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    We hit 20% of our target last week due to an anonymous donation of £124, this was paid straight into Harry's Appeal so as not to incur admin charges. Then over the weekend over £4,000 was donated through Just Giving taking us to 28% of our target. On behalf of Harry & his family we just can't thank you enough for your generosity. Please stay safe everyone. xx

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Page last updated on: 5/26/2020 12.46

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523

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 26, 2020

    Thank you Gary - seems this is the only way!! xx

  • the marksman

    the marksman

    May 21, 2020

    I really hope your son gets his target met, I have been speaking to Hayley on instagram and your family sound absolutely lovely. I donated before but this one is for her birthday gift. Have a fab day

    £50.00

  • Lej property solutions

    Lej property solutions

    May 19, 2020

    Great cause pal.. happy to help

    £10.00

  • Vicky

    Vicky

    May 19, 2020

    Wish I had more to donate. Hope you hit the target

    £4.00

  • Lee Patchell-Brown

    Lee Patchell-Brown

    May 19, 2020

    Best wishes

    £4.00

  • Swifty

    Swifty

    May 18, 2020

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 16, 2020

    Xx

    £20.00

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Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire. England

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