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£1,160raised of £1,000 target by 66 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,160 to help support James' development with physical therapies and specialist equipment.

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    Funded on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

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    James suffered from a severe lack of oxygen at birth which has had lasting effects on his physical development. He is diagnosed with dystonic cerebral palsy which presents itself as stiffness in his arms, therefore he cannot use his arms effectively to play or feed himself. He also has other physical difficulties including weak core muscles which means he cannot sit independently, stand or walk. We are also unsure as to whether James will communicate through speech in the future. Despite his difficulties James is a delightful and determined little boy who will go far in life with the right early intervention and support.

    As we progress further into James' journey we are learning that the more we can do for him now, the more chance there is of him being able to lead an independant life in the future. We are already funding weekly physiotherapy as we only receive one session of physiotherapy every 6 weeks from the NHS. We would like to consider additional intensive therapies and specialist equipment to support James further.

    Many friends and family have expressed that the next time I do 'one of those runs' for charity they would prefer any money raised to go directly to James to support his development and disability. So, here we are...

    I will be doing the a Great North Run on 10th September and I have been training hard to complete it in close to 2 hours. This will mean hard work to sustain a fast enough pace and much mental strength when the going gets tough.

    If you would like to support my cause, motivate me or make me run faster please feel free to donate any pennies that will in turn support James' journey to independance.

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    • Sarah Dunn5 months ago
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      Sarah Dunn

      5 months ago

      James is very grateful for your generosity. In the short term the extra funds raised will allow him to increase his Physio which will have a massive impact on his physical future.

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    • Sarah Dunn5 months ago
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      Sarah Dunn

      5 months ago

      Thank you so much for your generosity everyone. If you are not linked to me on Facebook you'll be pleased to know I completed the the Great North Run in 2hours, 4mins and 4 seconds!

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    • Sarah Dunn6 months ago
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      6 months ago

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    66

    • Lauri Davies

      Lauri Davies

      Sep 19, 2017

      well done!!

      £5.00

    • Simon Cooper

      Simon Cooper

      Sep 18, 2017

      Well done Sarah. x

      £10.00

    • Helena

      Helena

      Sep 13, 2017

      Sorry it's late. Well done you for all your efforts. James is so lucky to have such an amazing mummy xx

      £10.00

    • Harriet Mathie

      Harriet Mathie

      Sep 11, 2017

      Congratulations! Fantastic achievement for a fantastic boy.

      £20.00

    • kiley brown

      kiley brown

      Sep 10, 2017

      Good luck xxx

      £10.00

    • Simon Day

      Simon Day

      Sep 10, 2017

      Good luck Sarah. For a great cause and a massive benefit to James. The Days x

      £20.00

    • E Heathcote

      E Heathcote

      Sep 10, 2017

      Smash it today. You are a super woman. James is a star. Lots of love.

      £25.00

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