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£370raised of £15,000 target by 11 supporters

Weʼre raising £15,000 to help Simon and his family with: 1) Medical Expenses 2) Home support 3)Family Support

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Simon and I have been friends for 40 years and I feel this is a way I can help him and his family, amongst other things I have been doing.

Simon and his young family are still coming to terms with the devastating effects of Motor neurone disease. Their lives were turned upside down when he was diagnosed with debilitating and terminal disease at the age of 43.

Simon has been given an estimated 18 months to live.

Simon and Carla have been married for 11 years and have four children: Johnny (10), identical twins Suzy & Nancy (9), Betsy (3). The children all know about the diagnosis and are understandably devastated.

Simon is confined to a wheelchair but still struggles to work, as he is desperate to support his family for as long as he possibly can.

Fundrasing to dates has helped convert the downstairs loo / garage into an accessible wet room. When this is completed, it’s hoped that a small extension can be built using the remaining space from the garage, to create an office where Simon can continue working.

Simon has lost his ability to drive, so the need for a home working facility has become essential. Multiple other changes need to be made to the downstairs of the house internally to accommodate Simon’s new electric chair, including access into the house and garden. Any additional funds raised will be donated to the motor neurone disease association.

Simon was a very keen rugby player and has coached children for a number of years. The club has raised £20,000.

Anything you can do to help would be very much appreciated.

Best Wishes
Will

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    • Richard Davies

      Richard Davies

      Dec 6, 2016

      £10.00

    • Margo Jales

      Margo Jales

      Dec 5, 2016

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 5, 2016

      Wishing everyone lots of strength and some laughter during tough timesWith thanks to Georgina for putting up Missing posters when times were tough for us hereIt could be any of us

      £20.00

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