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£5,045raised of £5,000 target by 96 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,045 to help Martin get back on his feet after his accident that has left him with three crushed vertebrae. Thank you so much

    Funded on Wednesday, 1st November 2017

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    As most of you know my wonderful, caring younger brother Martin had a near fatal biking accident almost 8 years ago, it was horrific and we didn’t think he would ever recover but recover he did, he surpassed all expectations of the doctors and surgeons who told me that 99 per cent of people who sustain those types of brain injuries never come back. In May 2017 Martin was knocked off his bike in Paris where he lives with his son Finn and ended up back in hospital with serious back injuries, it turns out he had three crushed vertebrae stemming from his original accident and is almost crippled while the surgeons work out if emergency spinal operation is too risky as it may permanently paralyse him. Our family has been in Paris taking care of him as he can hardly walk for the pain and is not able to work for the foreseeable future. I started this page to ask for your help. Not an easy thing to do. My parents and I have all been asked by many of you what you can do to help ? The bottom line is that Martin needs financial help and support to get back on his feet. He's working really hard at getting better and during this awful and painful time any financial support, no matter how small, would be enormously and gratefully appreciated. From the bottom of our hearts ..... Thankyou ❤️❤️



    • Louise Osbourne1 year ago
      Louise Osbourne

      Louise Osbourne

      1 year ago

      Wow!!! We have reached 80 per cent of our goal. We now stand at £4010, so close and I cannot begin to thank everybody from the bottom of our hearts. Every penny counts and I have no doubt we will reach our goal and give Martin some peace of mind to recover and get back on his feet. All our love and gratitude.

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    • Louise Osbourne1 year ago
      Louise Osbourne

      Louise Osbourne

      1 year ago

      Martin is blown away by the amount of love and support he is getting. Thank you so much.

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    Page last updated on: 10/14/2017 11:57 AM



    • James thewlis

      James thewlis

      Oct 14, 2017


    • Mo Jones

      Mo Jones

      Oct 9, 2017

      Always nice to be over your target x


    • Anonymous


      Oct 5, 2017


    • Anonymous


      Oct 5, 2017


    • Mary Dietrick

      Mary Dietrick

      Oct 4, 2017

      Second donation. I've experienced something like this in my own family.


    • Bridget Morgan

      Bridget Morgan

      Oct 3, 2017

      Great news that you are getting to your goal Louise, delighted to hear from your mom that Martin is doing better. Love From Val and Bridie XOXO


    • OM


      Sep 27, 2017


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