Weʼve raised £250 to Cathy Come Home
- Achill, Ireland
- Funded on Saturday, 16th September 2017
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Cathy O'Malley, aged 51, has the rare genetic condition Friedreich's Ataxia. It has severely affected her mobility and her ability to travel. She has a wheelchair and a carer to assist. In order to travel it incurs extra expense as her carer needs to come too. It also requires adapted cars to transport her and an adapted bed and other equipment in order to ensure Cathy is comfortable and can get around out of her own home.
Cathy lives in the UK and has not been home to Achill for some 15 years. She is coming this September as she missed her Dad's Funeral last year and wants to attend the Yearly Mass. But we need to pay for the extra expense it costs to bring her so she can enjoy her first trip home in many years without having to worry about how to pay for it all.
If you can spare a little PLEASE give a bit to make a BIG difference to this long awaited trip and help 'Cathy Come Home'. Cathy is paying her own travel expenses....Thank You.
The Additional Costs are:
Wheel Chair Adapted Car Hire 410.00
Adapted Bed, Mattress and Hoist Hire 410.00
Electric Wheel Chair Hire 83.00
Additional Accommodation Cost 383.00
TOTAL COSTS 1286.00
- 1 year ago
Jake Scott1 year ago
Thanks to all those who gave and let Cathy Come Home.....Here she is with Donna and Moira McLoughlin Home in Achill.......this page is now closed but if you still wanna give please contact us directly as we still have some expenses to cover.....THANK YOU!
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Michael, Margaret and Siobhan
Aug 29, 2017
Susan, Micky, Aidan & Dylan
Aug 18, 2017
Couldn't think of anyone more deserving xx
Aug 18, 2017
I am delighted that you Jake and my cousin Geraldine are doing this to bring Catherine home...I hope Catherine has a great time and regret that I will not be here to share it with you all.
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Jake Scott. Living on Achill Island with my Partner Geraldine and two children . I run our own B and B and work in a couple of seasonal jobs to make ends meet. Ger works full time as a Social Worker. Ger's family are originally from Achill which is why we came here....