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£780raised of £1,800 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £780 to fund the purchase of a new electric wheelchair for the house.

    Aultbea, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 19th January 2018

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    Story

    My name is Martha, my husband is Chris. He is my best friend, my soulmate, my everything. I love him with all my heart. But I am going to have to say goodbye to him - he has terminal cancer and is now receiving palliative care only. We are lucky to have so many friends who are helping. You see, I'm disabled. I have severe arthritis due to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and I am reliant more and more on a wheelchair as opposed to walking sticks. Chris has been my carer for the past 10 years. We have a powered wheelchair that stays in our car and we aren't able to move it into the house because of the layout of the entry hall. Were I to have a wheelchair in the house, I could do so much more than I can now. And I will be able to do so much more to help Chris (and me) as he becomes weaker. I have found the perfect chair - but we simply can't afford it. I've not made very much money this year from my small business because Chris has been so sick and we've had so many doctors' and hospital appointments.

    I dont' like asking others to help - I was raised to be self-sufficient and as independent as possible. But we do need help with this. The money raised will pay for the chair and will pay for it to be delivered to us and assembled here in the house.

    Thank you for your consideration. It is appreciated more than you could begin to know.

    Martha

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    • Martha Mawson9 months ago
      Martha Mawson

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      9 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 1/7/2018 12:15 AM

    Supporters

    25

    • Todd Murray

      Todd Murray

      Jan 7, 2018

      Hope this helps! Do remember that physical therapy and lowering the pressure on your joints are also very helpful! All the best, Love Cousin Todd

      £50.00

    • Lisa McGarry

      Lisa McGarry

      Jan 6, 2018

      Sorry it's not much Martha but hope it helps a little in reaching yoyr goal. Lots of Love to Chris and you xx

      £5.00

    • Laura EllaKirk

      Laura EllaKirk

      Jan 4, 2018

      Sorry I can't afford to give more, hope you reach your target soon hunny. Thinking of you both and sending love and hugs xxx

      £10.00

    • Eirini Konstantopoulou

      Eirini Konstantopoulou

      Jan 3, 2018

      £5.00

    • Letia Drewry

      Letia Drewry

      Jan 3, 2018

      Take care , sweet friend.

    • Ellie Dawes

      Ellie Dawes

      Jan 3, 2018

      £20.00

    • Kelly Mann

      Kelly Mann

      Jan 1, 2018

      My love to you both. Always.

      £100.00

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    Martha Mawson

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    Aultbea, United Kingdom

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