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Closed 14/07/2019

raised of £500 target by 51 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,052 to raise funds for Stargardt's Connected, to promote awareness of and find a cure for Stargardt's Disease.

    Funded on Sunday, 14th July 2019

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    I'm taking part in the London Marathon on 28th April. I'm raising awareness and money for Stargardt's Connected, which has been set up by Bhavna Tailor following her 11 year old son's diagnosis in 2015.

    Bhavna's son, Ethan, is in my daughter's class at school and I have been so inspired by how he has coped and also the commitment and resolve of Bhavna to promote awareness and support for the disease. As I type, Stargardt's Connected is in the process of becoming a registered charity.

    What is Stargardt's Disease?

    Stargardt's Disease causes a blurring of vision, especially the ability to see fine detail. It is extremely rare, affecting just 1 in 10,000 people. The condition makes reading challenging, as well as impairing everyday tasks such as studying, working, driving and crossing a road safely.

    There is currently no cure and because it is so rare, it's not known exactly how many people are affected or where they are. For this reason, Stargardt's Connected is raising money to undertake crucial research into this disease, to promote awareness. It is also hoped that a register can be set up so they know who is affected. Support networks have also been set up for people affected and their families.



    • Sarah Stiffin2 years ago
      Sarah Stiffin

      Sarah Stiffin

      2 years ago

      Wow, wow, wow! I can't believe you have helped me double my fundraising goal. We are now over £1000!! I can't tell you how much this means. It certainly makes the pain of the London Marathon so worthwhile LOL! Thank you so so much for all your generous support. This will help Bhavna and Stargardts Connected so much. xx

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    • Janet Maddison

      Janet Maddison

      May 10, 2019

      Good Luck Sarah. Happy to support the cause. Best wishes to Bhavna and the lovely Ethan.

    • Anonymous


      May 8, 2019

    • Kinga


      May 8, 2019

      Lots of love to Ethan!


    • Anonymous


      May 7, 2019

      A great cause Sarah well done ,, Bhavna you are amazing

    • Raj Patel

      Raj Patel

      May 7, 2019

      Congrats, a most worthy cause. Raj, Varsha & Nina


    • From Hemali and Pratik

      From Hemali and Pratik

      May 2, 2019

      Well done and raising money for such a great cause. Bhavna - you are doing a fantastic job xx


    • Anonymous


      May 2, 2019

      Great causeWell doneGemma & Kelly


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