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    Weʼve raised £700 to help Nicole on her Amercian Adventure to Pittsburgh Broadcom MASTERS a prize she won for coming runner up Young Engineer of the Year 2018

    Wakefield, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 25th April 2018

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    Nicole has Narcolepsy & Cataplexy that impacts on her daily life. Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterised by excessive sleepiness, sleep paralysis and hallucinations that she has no control over. Cataplexy is a sudden brief loss of voluntary muscle tone triggered by strong emotion and her trigger is laughter.

    She has real trouble staying awake when travelling and has invented the Narcolepsy Sleep Support System. This keeps her safe and comfortable when travelling in the car because travel pillows just don't work.

    Nicole has worked so hard on this project and has just become Runner Up Junior UK Engineer of the year 2018 run by The Big Bang Fair and has won a special prize to attend Broadcom MASTERS as a rising star in engineering in Pittsburgh USA. However, in order for her to attend we need to raise funds for her to go as the sponsors only pay for basic travel and accommodation. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and it will also help to secure her future as an engineer and maybe even make her invention a reality.

    So Nicole would be extremely grateful for any help as we don't have a lot of time to raise funds as she goes in May.

    Thank you all in advance x



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      2 years ago
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      We are truly grateful to everyone who has donated Thank you all xxxx

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    • Anonymous


      Apr 23, 2018

      Enjoy it xxx


    • Mary Davis

      Mary Davis

      Apr 13, 2018

      Well done Nicole


    • Victoria Bentley

      Victoria Bentley

      Apr 11, 2018

      Good luck bringing awareness of Narcolepsy and Cataplexy to the USA.


    • Heather Robson

      Heather Robson

      Apr 8, 2018

      Hope it goes well.


    • Catherine Brocksom

      Catherine Brocksom

      Apr 8, 2018

      Just enjoy it!💝


    • Jean Foddering

      Jean Foddering

      Apr 6, 2018

      Have a great tripMy daughter is Julie Brooks who is your mentor.Really proud of you both.


    • Anonymous


      Apr 2, 2018

      Congratulations on your award!


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