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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help the Davies family buy specialist equipment & adapt their home for their little boy, Oliver. Oliver has Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2.

Rochford, United Kingdom

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Oliver was born on 22nd May 2015 and is the youngest of 3 children.

When he was almost 1, his parents noticed Oliver was not bearing any weight on his legs and whilst he was sitting he was unable to move out of position without assistance.

After a year of misdiagnosis Oliver was sadly diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 in June 2017 only 2 weeks after his 2nd birthday.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic condition that makes the muscles weaker and causes problems with movement.

It's a serious condition that gets worse over time, but there are treatments to help manage the symptoms

In order to live life to the maximum Oliver requires various items of equipment including a specialist wheelchair and standing frame among others. These are not available on the NHS and the best wheelchair he could get (designed by another SMA sufferer) costs up to £25,000!!

In addition, the Davies' family need to drastically adapt and extend their home to make it fully accessible for Oliver.

As most of you are aware we lost our own son, Jack, to SMA in August at just 3 months old . We have already raised a large amount of money and awareness for The SMA Trust but we would love to now turn our attention to raising money to help another local family in memory of our little boy.

Please help us, help the Davies family in any way you can.

Thank you!!

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    • Chris Dorrington

      Chris Dorrington

      Jul 12, 2018

      On behalf of Metro Bank colleagues

      £275.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's 2 £5 entries from my work. They are from: John Varney and Leon Byk. Thanks all!

      £10.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's 3 £5 entries from mine and Chris's work. They are from: Ray Cochrane, Jas Grewal and his brother. Cheers guys!

      £15.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's Paul Watson's £5 entry. Cheers Paul!

      £5.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's 6 £5 entries from my mates and colleagues. They are: Ben Tranter, Si Smith, Steve Green, Richard Howcroft, Ben Castrillon and Kate Whyley. Thanks all!

      £30.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's 7 £5 entries from James Mendoza's works. They are from: Dee Egan, Jackie Lloyd, James M, Mark Anderson, Rob Ruta, Darren L, Jacub. Thanks all!

      £35.00

    • Steve Whyley

      Steve Whyley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Running a world cup comp. Here's 3 £5 entries from Chris's work. They are from: Angela Archer, John Matthews, Adam Speakman. Thanks all!

      £15.00

    About the fundraiser
    Sarah Dorrington

    Sarah Dorrington

    Rochford, United Kingdom

    In July 2017 our beautiful baby boy, Jack William, was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 at just 7 weeks old. 6 weeks later Jack sadly passed away. In memory of our boy we want to raise as much awareness as possible for SMA, the number 1 genetic killer of infants.

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