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£1,370raised of £4,500 target by 41 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,370 to purchase a life changing TILT-IN-Space Wheelchair for my twin brother - please help.

    Catterick Garrison
    Funded on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

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    Darren who is now 35 was born with Cerebral Palsy, and throughout his life is dependant on a wheelchair, he also has Epilepsy, along with dislocated hips, so as you can only imagine unless you are also in one the wheelchair plays a major role within this young mans life.The wheelchair promotes Darren independence and enables mum and dad to take Darren out within the community as a young child and throughout life he is dependent on my Mum and dad to provide him with the extra love and care that someone in his condition would need at a very high level,with constant attention to ensure his health care was at the highest standard. This with out question has always been maintained by Mum and Dad to this very day, and I know it was not easy but they never complained and along with the NHS professional medical staff Darren needs have always been met where and as needed.
    Sadly the NHS cannot provide Darren with the chair he now requires to care for his health needs and he has been informed he would best be suited to purchase the TILT-IN-SPACE wheelchair to ensure his mobility and health care needs are maintained with the adaptions and qualities the new wheelchair - back rest recline, seat evaluation- tilt in space has.
    Yes its expensive and mum and dad cant afford to buy Darren this wheelchair which they know would support him at this next stage of his adult life.
    As a family we would love to see Darren maintain a good quality of life, My main reason for fundraising for this particular wheelchair which has the special adaptions he requires..
    So may I thank you very much in anticipation of any donations we receive from you, and if and when we receive the total amount I will be very pleased to send you all the pictures I will take of Darren in his New wheelchair, and you will see from the big smile he always has just how much it will mean to him.
    A very big thank you to you all.

    PS my mum and dad have raised four boys and shown us how to love everyone.



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      • linda holbrook

        linda holbrook

        Feb 15, 2018

        Good luck with every, smart boy x


      • Joanne Killen

        Joanne Killen

        Feb 13, 2018

        Best wishes in reaching your goal..


      • Lynne Cousen

        Lynne Cousen

        Feb 12, 2018

        My daughter in law as donated every little helps xxxxx


      • Brian Kelly

        Brian Kelly

        Feb 9, 2018

        GOD bless Karl.Brian and Susan Kelly xxx


      • David Shaw

        David Shaw

        Feb 8, 2018

        Lots of love Shoggy x


      • Catherine Booth

        Catherine Booth

        Feb 8, 2018

        Keep going Karl and you will get there for Darren Joe and Kate


      • Serina Doran

        Serina Doran

        Feb 7, 2018

        I hope you get your new wheels very soon! Lots of love Serina, Joel & family xxx


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      Karl Hegney

      Karl Hegney

      Catterick Garrison

      Brother to an amazing twin and son to great parents

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