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    Weʼve raised £2,055 to Helen's BRAVE THE SHAVE for Huntingtons Disease

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    Douglas, Isle of Man
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    Funded on Monday, 6th February 2017

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    Helen's BRAVE THE SHAVE

    Save the date - Friday 27th January at the Manx Legion Club, Douglas - PS I'M GONNA HAVE A FROZEN HEAD THAT TIME OF YEAR! 😳

    As many of you know, my beloved husband Bruce has Huntingtons Disease which is a hereditary disorder of the central nervous system, this normally develops between 30 and 50 years old. The only way I can describe the symptoms are a mix of Parkinson's, Motor Neurone and Dementia all in one. Further information can be found at www.hda.org.uk (there is no charity on the Isle of Man for Huntingtons, but there are patients being treated and also sent to the Neurology centre at Walton Liverpool, Bruce attends a trial here).

    I am raising money for this worthwhile cause to help find a cure. On the Friday 27th January I will be Braving the Shave. Please come along and show your support, there will be a raffle with some great prizes and karaoke provided by the one and only a Karaoke FM Mike Faragher.

    It is also my birthday on the 30th, so come along and enjoy.

    For those who cannot attend, I will create a just giving page. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

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    • Helen Martin7 months ago
      Helen Martin

      Helen Martin

      7 months ago

      Wow, just giving page now closed. What started as an £800 target reached £2,055 HUMBLED - THANKYOU ❤️

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    • Helen Martin8 months ago
      Helen Martin

      Helen Martin

      8 months ago

      A week to go, THANKYOU so much to all those who have donated £1,220 I'm humbled by your generosity. This amount plus money from raffle, it's going to be a fabulous amount going to the Huntingtons charity. WOW

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    • Helen Martin10 months ago
      Helen Martin

      Helen Martin

      10 months ago

      WOW reached original target £800, NO BACKING OUT NOW 👍🏻👏🏼😁❤️ THANKYOU

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    90

    • TJ Halsall

      TJ Halsall

      Feb 3, 2017

      Well done Helen with all your fundraising xx

      £20.00

    • Peter Slinger

      Peter Slinger

      Jan 30, 2017

      Sorry I couldn't be with you on Friday Helen!God bless Peter

      £30.00

    • Steve & Mary Walmsley

      Steve & Mary Walmsley

      Jan 30, 2017

      Well done Hel's, very brave but fantastic thing to do.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 30, 2017

      Done it! Well done Helen, you've raised an amazing amount for a very good cause. Love to Bruce.

    • J and S Lalor-Smith

      J and S Lalor-Smith

      Jan 29, 2017

      Well done Helen - you're a star xx

      £50.00

    • Margaret Coleman

      Margaret Coleman

      Jan 29, 2017

      Well done Helen. Love Marg & Dink

      £20.00

    • Janine Halsall

      Janine Halsall

      Jan 28, 2017

      I loved watching the live feed xx well done you, brave lady xx

      £50.00

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    Helen Martin

    Helen Martin

    Douglas, Isle of Man

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