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£31,090raised of £40,000 target by 5626 supporters

Weʼre raising £40,000 to make essential home adaptations including a wet room, new porch, wheelchair ramp and lift for our paramedic colleague and friend Lesley

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Whyteleafe, UK

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UPDATE: We are about to go and visit Lesley to tell her the good news, words cannot describe how thankful and grateful we are to each and every one of you. We didn’t think we would achieve £25,000 and it would have taken us forever to reach it without your help. YOU SMASHED IT! It restores our faith in human kindness how we can all pull together at times like this!

We are going to up our goal as anything extra on top of the £25,000 will mean that we can make further improvements to the house and Lesley’s quality of life and rehabilitation.

Thank you all so much again, we are all speechless. As members of the ambulance service we know how frail and precious life is. For Lesley to wake up to this will make her realise she is not alone and she has an entire army behind her. Xxx

ORIGINAL POST: Meet Lesley. Lesley has worked for both South East Coast Ambulance Service and London Ambulance Service for 15 years. Last June following a night shift she suffered a devastating stroke which has meant sadly she can no longer fulfil her duties as a frontline paramedic.

She is now living with her parents who provide all of her personal care but the house isn't suitable for her needs. We want to raise enough money to fund a wheelchair lift and ramp on the driveway, adapt the porch for wheelchair access and create a downstairs wet room.

Lesley has dedicated her working life to saving and helping others, she is and will always be a valued member of our ambulance family and we want to do all we can to give just a little back to someone who has given so much.

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    5626

    • Sam W & Paul C

      Sam W & Paul C

      May 20, 2018

      Well done everyone! This amazing lets keep it going......xx

      £30.00

    • Mohammed Mahmood

      Mohammed Mahmood

      May 19, 2018

      £21.19

    • Ian Derham

      Ian Derham

      May 19, 2018

      Just had to do this.xx

      £30.00

    • Patsy Thompson

      Patsy Thompson

      May 19, 2018

      From Nanny Patsy xx

      £10.00

    • Amy Rebecca

      Amy Rebecca

      May 19, 2018

      Well done everyone. A good cause for one of our Emergency Service workers. X

      £50.00

    • George King

      George King

      May 19, 2018

      So close to the target! Praying it’s a real blessing for Lesley.

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 19, 2018

      £5.00

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    Hollie Thomson-Young

    Hollie Thomson-Young

    Whyteleafe, UK

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