21%
£210raised of £1,000 target by 13 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Help with funding for the BHF (British Heart Foundation) & The Transplant Unit at UHSM (University Hospital of South Manchester)

Location
Tameside District, United Kingdom
Time left
62 days to go

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Hi I've started this crownding page to raise much needed funds for two very special causes.

The first is the BHF, The British Heart Foundation is the nations Heart charity and largest independent funder of Cardiovascular researcher.

The second is The Transplant Unit @ The University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM).

Here in the UK we have this amazing thing we call the NHS. Doctors & Nurses, Porters & Cleaners who all work around the clock to give us the care & medical help we need - no questions, it's just done.

I'm 43 & I've been in heart failure for a few years now. I'm also on the Heart Transplant List - have been for a short time really, just 6 months.
The operation only possible due to huge kindness of a donor and his/her family.
I am under the care of a great team at the University Hospital of South Manchester.

I am asking you to put a little something in the pot to help raise some money to help put some funds into the research and help to put some funds back into the pot & help the crackin' team at this hospital.

Thank You X
Kevin.

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  • kevin vickers

    kevin vickers

    10 days ago

    kevin vickers

    4 Weeks post op. Feeling great, no rejection on 3rd biopsy on Friday. We are at 16% of target. Thanks to all those who have donated, if you haven't and can spare just a few quid then please donate before time runs out. THANK YOU X

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  • kevin vickers

    kevin vickers

    14 days ago

    kevin vickers

    We are 13% there. All donations no matter how small all add up and we can hit the target. Keep on sharing! Thank you.

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  • kevin vickers

    kevin vickers

    15 days ago

    kevin vickers

    I am now 3 & 1/2 post transplant and offically discharged. I will be going back as an outpatient. The staff at USHM are top notch so please please please donate what whatever you can and share with everyone on facebook. The charity really does deserve all the help they can get. Thank you.

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  • mum and dad

    mum and dad

    Jan 9, 2017

    im looking forward to seeing you and Eric,doing the sky dive

  • Michael Abbott

    Michael Abbott

    Jan 6, 2017

    £20.00

  • Jenny Baker

    Jenny Baker

    Jan 5, 2017

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kevin vickers

kevin vickers

Tameside District, United Kingdom

A heart transplant recipient looking to raise awareness & funds in the field of heart diesase / tranplants and the need for donors.

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