Weʼre raising £30,000 to fund ongoing treatments and a specialised wheelchair for Rebecca to give her a life outside of her bed, outside of her bedroom.
- Reigate, United Kingdom
- Time left
- 21 days to go
What is crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding is the new way to raise money for a personal cause on JustGiving.Read more
Becks is 21 today (25th November) signifying 9 years of being very poorly after having a severe reaction to the HPV vaccine which triggered the symptoms associated with very severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME or ME/CFS). As a result she has been left totally bedbound, unable to sit up and needing help with even the most basic of needs. She has to deal with unimaginable muscle fatigue and pain amongst many other symptoms including being unable to tolerate light, sound or smell. As well as that she needs a tube for her fluids and medications and has to have help with even the simplest of tasks throughout the day and night.
It is 2 years since the MERF Team asked for your help in raising funds for a treatment not funded by the NHS. Since she started it in July 2015, she is showing some very small but positive signs; consequently, this improvement means we need to plan for the next stage.
We are trying to get a specialised wheelchair to enable her to get out of bed, initially by laying down, then in a sitting position and eventually in a standing weight bearing position. This chair will allow Becks a life outside of her bed, outside of her bedroom and make it possible for her gradual rehabilitation. This is an opportunity that she really deserves in order to start enjoying life as she should be able to.
Please donate today to help make this a reality for Becks.
To find out more about Becks' fight visit our website -
Share this story
Robert Ramagge7 days ago
Thank you to those who have managed to get us to £200 in 2 days! Early days but still a long way to go. Please share and get as many people as possible to donate. Every amount large or small really helps towards reaching our target to get Becks her ongoing treatment and a specialised wheelchair.
Share this update to help us raise more
Robert Ramagge started crowdfunding
Leave a message of support
Nov 26, 2016
Nov 25, 2016
Nov 25, 2016
I have moderate ME, sometimes I'm bedbound sometimes I can recover almost half completely. Basically bedbound now.
Become a supporter
Help Robert Ramagge raise more
About the fundraiser
Reigate, United Kingdom
I am Rebecca's brother and part of the MERF team-ME Rebecca's Fight. We are a small group of family and friends coming together to raise money to help Rebecca get the treatment and ongoing support that she needs and very much deserves.