Weʼve raised £959 to to help fund Eleni's physiotherapy by running the Cornish Marathon!
- Manchester, United Kingdom
- Funded on Sunday, 26th November 2017
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Eleni was 3 months old when she first had a seizure and was taken into hospital. She is now 15 months old and is yet to be diagnosed; her neuroligical disorder means that she cannot hold herself up, cannot see and has epileptic seizures. Her development depends entirely on a special Ketogenic diet and intense physiotherapy.
On the NHS she only recieves physiotherapy once a month - her friends and family are scraping together money to pay for additional, private sessions, which are not cheap. The results of these sessions are incredible; in the last few months, Eleni has gone from being weak, vomiting and frequent hospital admissions, to learning to roll onto her side and learning to grab things with her hands. These are small steps for most babies, but incredible progress for Eleni.
We are running to raise money so that Eleni can have further therapy: physio, hydro and any other treatment that might improve her quality of life. The dream is that one day, Eleni will learn to walk, talk, play and see the beautiful people in her life that love her so much.
Every penny counts! Your donation, no matter how small, will mean a great deal to Eleni and we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your help.
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Nov 19, 2017
You guys rock ! 💜
Auntie Kirree xx
Nov 18, 2017
You are both wonderful! Will be thinking of you tomorrow and wish we could be there to cheer you on! Xxx
Nov 18, 2017
chris & janet
Nov 17, 2017
Nov 17, 2017
Goooooooo Suz and Elli!
Nov 16, 2017
Remember the motto is faster is dafter - get there dreckly
Nov 15, 2017
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Elise and Suzannah Yarwood
Manchester, United Kingdom
WE are two sisters running a marathon in Cornwall with the aim to raise money for this beautiful little girl. Eleni has big dreams - one day she would like to walk, talk and see, just like us. She needs all the help she can get to make that dream a reality.