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    Weʼve raised £1,325 to purchase an Electric Wheelchair to help Jenny Anderson lead a more independent and comfortable life after her riding accident.

    Gullane, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 16th December 2018

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    Jenny Anderson has worked with people with a disability for over 30 years. She is a member of a dedicated team giving weekly therapeutic horse riding sessions to over 100 people of all ages .

    Throughout most of her adult life Jenny, from Gullane in East Lothian, has helped to provide riding therapy, firstly as a volunteer with the Drum Group of the Riding for the Disabled Association and then as a co-founder of the Muirfield Group, now known as Muirfield Riding Therapy .

    Sadly, in June 2016, Jenny suffered a life changing riding accident which has left her confined to a wheelchair. She has faced her situation bravely and is already making weekly visits to the riding therapy centre, but is very restricted in her uncomfortable manual wheelchair. After all that Jenny has given to others over the years, her friends would love to give her a present in the shape of an electric wheelchair. This will enable her to regain her independence and become an active volunteer again.

    Throughout all the months of her treatment and rehabilitation Jenny has been very stoical and full of praise for the NHS, but there 300 people ahead of her on the waiting list for electric wheelchairs. Our hope is to raise £7,000 so that we can give Jenny the present she deserves as soon as possible.

    Please help us to raise funds to help purchase Jenny's Wheels!

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      Supporters

      22

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 1, 2018

        £50.00

      • Ank Bennen-Lenderink

        Ank Bennen-Lenderink

        Dec 9, 2017

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 9, 2017

        let's try and make this wheelchair for Jenny happen this Christmas!

        £50.00

      • Natalie Herdman

        Natalie Herdman

        Nov 21, 2017

        For Jenny, with much love and hope x

        £100.00

      • Nicola McAleer

        Nicola McAleer

        Nov 18, 2017

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 17, 2017

        Such a great Auntie to the ponies Jenny - all the best!

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 17, 2017

        Wishing you all of he best in your fund raising for someone who has done so much for youngsters with disabilities

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      Anne McIntyre

      Anne McIntyre

      Gullane, United Kingdom

      Jenny's friends, alongside colleagues at Muirfield Riding Therapy, have asked me to set up this page to reach out to friends, colleagues and supporters to see if we can help Jenny by raising funds to buy a much needed electric wheelchair.

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