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£860raised of £8,000 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £860 to fund a Strikeforce powered wheelchair to enable me to play wheelchair football at a competitive level for Wessex Warriors PFC.

    Location
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Category
    Sports
    Time left
    Funded on Thursday, 16th February 2017

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    Hi everyone.

    I am a 31 year old guy with Muscular Dystrophy who loves playing powered wheelchair football. Its great to be able to play sport competitively and to socialise with like minded individuals. I play for the Wessex Warriors PFC which is based in Dorset and we train every fortnight, we play competitive matches in the South East regional league. The chairs are provided to us by the club to use but these are only on loan from the WFA (Wheelchair Football Association). These chairs are only a temporary measure to enable us to be able to play. They're not set up to the individual and its difficult to play to ones potential when you're not comfortable in the chairs. The chairs will eventually need to be returned to the WFA so I need to fundraise for my own chair to be able to improve and carry on playing the sport I love. I would be extremely grateful to anyone who decides to donate to my cause.
    Thank you for taking the time to view and donate to my crowdfund, Its very much appreciated.

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    • Matthew Adams

      Matthew Adams

      4 months ago

      Matthew Adams

      Thank you so much to everyone who donated towards the purchase of a Strikeforce wheelchair. This will really help towards reaching the target. :-)

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    • Matthew Adams

      Matthew Adams

      4 months ago

      Matthew Adams

      I have now received £1000 from the Joseph Patrick Trust towards the cost of the chair so I'm now close to £3500 towards the strikeforce :-)

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    • Matthew Adams

      Matthew Adams

      6 months ago

      Matthew Adams

      Thank you very much for all of you who have donated since my last update. I have now received a grant of £500 from the Richard Overall Trust to put towards the coast of the chair. My father has also donated £500. I have applied to The Joseph Patrick Trust for a grant of £1000 but I won't know if I'm successful with that one until February. I am now close to having £2000 towards the £8000 that's needed. Hope you all had a good Christmas and happy New Year.

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    • Matthew Adams

      Matthew Adams

      8 months ago

      Matthew Adams

      Thank you so much to everyone who has donated towards my wheelchair so far. You have all been so generous and your donation will make a big difference towards getting to my goal. Whoever just donated £100, wow you are amazingly generous and it makes me so happy knowing others care. I have contacted the company who will be supplying the chair and will shortly be receiving a written quote. This will then enable me to contact some charities that provide grants, I will let you know how this goes in my next update. Thank you so much Matthew

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    8 months ago

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    Supporters

    24

    • Curtiss-Wright

      Curtiss-Wright

      Feb 16, 2017

      Good Luck with your Fundraising Matthew!

      £100.00

    • Kim Allum

      Kim Allum

      Feb 15, 2017

      As promised Matt. Always happy to fund a good cause.

      £30.00

    • Nick Bishop

      Nick Bishop

      Feb 12, 2017

      Good luck!

    • Iain Whitehead

      Iain Whitehead

      Feb 12, 2017

      I'll have to get myself down south for a game

      £25.00

    • Sheena & Nick

      Sheena & Nick

      Jan 7, 2017

      Hope you get your new chair soon and enjoy the game :-)

      £100.00

    • GAY REDSTONE AND CHRISTOPHER REDSTONE

      GAY REDSTONE AND CHRISTOPHER REDSTONE

      Dec 23, 2016

      Well done Matthew. It's fantastic that you are getting involved in sport and good luck with the fundraising.

      £30.00

    • Sandra Househam

      Sandra Househam

      Dec 15, 2016

      good luck Matthew

      £20.00

    About the fundraiser
    Matthew Adams

    Matthew Adams

    Bournemouth, United Kingdom

    Male, 31 Becker Muscular Dystrophy From Dorset, England Plays wheelchair football for Wessex Warriors PFC Supports AFC Bournemouth

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