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£2,370
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    Weʼve raised £2,370 to Raise more awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Cycling for Sight. Manchester to Liverpool - Friday 14th May 2021.

    Warrington
    Funded on Wednesday, 4th August 2021

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    For those of you who know me know my elder sister Nina is blind and following her complete sight loss she she developed CBS (Charles Bonnet Syndrome). Nina is the strongest woman I know, she has had challenges with her sight since she was toddling around as a 2 year old but has also tackled every challenged head on, armed with information to do so.

    Taking on the challenges of CBS was no different and she wasn't going to let this stop her being the sassy, confident person she is!. Nina and the family soon realised this wasn't going to be easy, not through lack of enthusiasm and Nina's natural strong will!. Nina soon put strides in motion as this just simply wasn't good enough, even within the Ophthalmology sector this condition isn't well know - even with over 600,000 blind & visually impaired people developing the condition.

    During a conversation with a close colleague Peter Johnson he shared with me that understanding Nina's journey and being made aware of CBS that he realised that his mum must have unfortunately suffered with the same condition towards the end of her life. It was during this conversation that we decided we wanted to help raise the awareness of CBS so with Pete's love for cycling we decided we'd do a sponsored cycle ride from Manchester to Liverpool!.

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    • Unite Students Team2 years ago
      Unite Students Team

      Unite Students Team

      2 years ago

      Thank you for everyone who has donated so far :). Training continues.....bring on my next milestone; 30k non-stop! We now have 3 riders confirmed which is great!

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    Page last updated on: 6/27/2021 18.45

    Supporters

    84

    • Paul Lawton

      Paul Lawton

      Jun 27, 2021

      Pablo's sponsor money

      £330.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 17, 2021

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 17, 2021

      Well done Greeny and team

      £20.00

    • X

      X

      May 17, 2021

      Well done to all who participated in the Liverpool to Manchester bike ride!

      £5.00

    • Gavin clark

      Gavin clark

      May 17, 2021

      Amazing job, well done

      £130.00

    • The Bakers

      The Bakers

      May 16, 2021

      Well done Paul and crew ! X

      £20.00

    • Jan S

      Jan S

      May 16, 2021

      My mother in law suffered with CBS a few years ago so frightening for her at the time , also lack of knowledge of it by almost everyone, everybody should be made aware of CBS

      £5.00

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    Unite Students Team

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    We are a team ready to cycle to get the word out there all about this fantastic charity! Natalie Chloe Pete Paul L Greame Chris Steve Adam All giving it a go. Some have no experience on a bike... (cough Chloe) but hey we are doing it for a fabulous cause! Please donate

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