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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Help fund research trials and the medical bills of a young boy who has Autism. It is to better the life for him and his family.

Nottingham/Singapore

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I knew right away I wanted to help, to do something, anything, to make life a little easier for him.

Background:
I was lucky enough to meet my soul sister whilst at university; two peas from the same pod we were.
Life moved on, we lived on opposite sides of the world but after 13 years I was lucky enough to see her and her family again.
Life is tough for us all but to discover her beautiful 5 year old son could have Autism and be profoundly deaf was saddening. To look at him you'd think he was a totally normal boy, and in many ways he is (MashaAllah). But he is non-verbal and needs constant care by his parents.

I want to help improve his and their quality of life by raising money for the in-depth tests needed to investigate and diagnose the status of his hearing and contribute to the operations in the near future. They are so expensive in Asia and medical expertise comes at a premium.

THE CHALLENGE:
I can't cook my way to fundraising this time so the savoury sales need to go on the back burner.
To raise this money I am setting myself a very physical challenge; to swim 70 miles (thats approx 112K) in my super swim attempt (the length of Singapore+Milton Keynes to determine my goal)
Imagine swimming from London to Milton Keynes. This swim is 112,500 meters long or 2812 laps of a large lap pool.
I ask you all to dig deep and see that this task is not only a tiring and physically challenging thing for me to do (due to my Rheumatoid Arthritis -please read Bio for info) but it's also to give a young child a head start in what will no doubt be a challenging time ahead.
I'll cycle/run when swimming isn't possible.

I would appreciate any donations you feel you can spare.
This little boy has the most soulful eyes and when he warms to you, you honestly feel you would do anything for him.

I want this money to help him get the best help he can get to better his young life and help give him the opportunities every child should be able to access no matter the disability.

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  • Sabrina Shah9 hrs ago
    Sabrina Shah

    Sabrina Shah

    9 hrs ago

    Just wanted to share this with you as it came from the mother of this beautiful boy whom i am raising money for. Please do watch, it's a lovely video FYI ANOTHER 16,000 (16k) meters done!! https://www.facebook.com/594176273/posts/10155771415431274/

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  • Sabrina Shah7 days ago
    Sabrina Shah

    Sabrina Shah

    7 days ago

    As Dory would say "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming..." https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/sabrina-super-swim?utm_term=r2YAbn4G3 Please do share for a good cause (and a laugh lol)

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  • Sabrina Shah20 days ago
    Sabrina Shah

    Sabrina Shah

    20 days ago

    TOTAL METERS = 9,800m (6.08 miles) Thanks to everyone still contributing; much love to you all. With the swimming schedules getting tighter and the UV levels high; I've had to up my game. The super swim is now a Epic Triathlon. I'll swim as much as I can, but when it's not possible I'll be cycling/running the rest of the way. I had to stop running with my RA due to the impact on my knees so will have to take it easy but by Joe I'll do it! Stay tuned for more

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Page last updated on: 8/15/2018 3:39 PM

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15

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 26, 2018

    £20.00

  • Dan

    Dan

    Jul 13, 2018

    An amazing cause 😊 you got this 😎

  • Remya & Aditi

    Remya & Aditi

    Jul 13, 2018

    Good Luck Sabrina!!!

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 13, 2018

    Proud of u sis.... good luck x

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 11, 2018

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 8, 2018

    £5.00

  • Razeena

    Razeena

    Jul 7, 2018

    My superhero sister! You go girl! You can do this, love you lots xxx

    £50.00

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Sabrina Shah

Sabrina Shah

Nottingham/Singapore

Raising money for charity has always been one of my ways to give back; through bake sales, savoury buffets and seasonal activities. Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, the physical impact to life was immense but I'm in remission and my joints are getting better. Back to Charity!

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