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£3,625raised of £75,000 target by 55 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,625 to help fund the adaptations and medical needs of our son who suffers with a life limiting illness called Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy.

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    Funded on Friday, 6th January 2017

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    We are raising money to aid us in supporting our son with his ever changing medical needs, Jack is 5 yrs old and last year he was diagnosed with duchennes muscular dystrophy; a progressive muscle wasting condition, the treatment is limited and there is no cure. It is 100% fatal. Sufferers lose the ability to walk before their teens, life expectancy is between mid to late 20's; although many don't survive childhood/teens due to heart/lung failure and the endless list of medical complications. Every day we fight a battle we will never win, resulting in the loss of our son. We are raising money to adapt and make alterations to our house to ensure it is wheelchair friendly; we hope to provide Jack with the medical care and equipment that he will need, and an accessible home where we can help Jack as a family to be as independent for as long as possible. We have a small time frame to extend and adapt our home as Jack a rare genetic reading, resulting in a severe form of Duchennes. He is already in a wheelchair part time and already struggles with everyday tasks. It is estimated that within the next year he will lose his ability to climb the stairs. Jack is a gorgeous, cheeky and forever optimistic little boy, who never fails to brighten our days, and as a family all we long for is to provide him with the best life and home possible. We know times are are hard and many struggle financially; we are asking for any donation possible, no matter how small, we appreciate everyone's support. Thank you for taking the time to read this and considering donating.

    Jack and family

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      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 31, 2016

        Heard your story and wanted to help (even if it's only a little). God bless xxx

      • lynne alexander

        lynne alexander

        Dec 29, 2016

        Merry Christmas, love susanne white x x x

        £50.00

      • lynne alexander

        lynne alexander

        Dec 25, 2016

        Merry christmas, love Paul Cannings x x

        £144.00

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