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£1,510raised of £3,000 target by 71 supporters

Weʼre raising £3,000 to buy Jack a new lighter smaller more modern wheelchair

Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Time left
3 days to go

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Jack was involved in a serious life threatening road accident which has left him with lie changing injuries. He's physically disabled and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He has gone through significant physical recovery and had to relearn how to do all basic tasks from telling the time to holding his pencil again. Learning to get dressed and tying his shoes. Life for him now is unrecognisable.

To maintain his independence, Jack needs a new wheelchair. The one he has is broken, heavy and too clunky for him to manoeuvre. It take a lot of effort to operate and a significant level of coordination to steer, which he finds difficult due to the brain injury. He has little sensation down the right side of his body, so its hard for him to grip things or turn the wheels of his existing chair. He wears a splint and has a built up shoe to make his legs the same length.

We have seen one that will satisfy the needs of the physical disability and help him cope with the demands of the brain injury. Being independent is really important to him but it's expensive and we are hoping to raise some finds to help. Every little helps. Thank you for any help that you can offer.

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  • Cath Buchan3 months ago
    Cath Buchan

    Cath Buchan

    3 months ago
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5 months ago

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Supporters

71

  • Isla Hall

    Isla Hall

    Nov 27, 2017

    I hope you raise all the money required for this amazing cause, Isla Hall (Rachel’s pal)

    £10.00

  • Bill Buchan

    Bill Buchan

    Oct 30, 2017

    Hullo wee Gi. Hopefully this helps.

    £221.00

  • gary frater

    gary frater

    Oct 24, 2017

    Sorry - Just seen this - hope the fundraising is going well - Best Wishes

    £20.00

  • Mike Laurie

    Mike Laurie

    Oct 24, 2017

    With lots of love from Mike & Mandy

    £200.00

  • P Keogh

    P Keogh

    Oct 15, 2017

    So so proud of you Jack you are a fighter and your mum is amazing.

    £100.00

  • Susan and Jay Cameron

    Susan and Jay Cameron

    Oct 14, 2017

    All the best with raising the funds you need xx well done for all the running and exercising to raise awareness

    £20.00

  • Jenny L

    Jenny L

    Oct 13, 2017

    Wishing you all the best in reaching your target x

    £20.00

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Cath Buchan

Cath Buchan

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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