£245raised of £300 target by 24 supporters

Weʼre raising £300 to Build a vital extension and provide a self operated wheelchair

Skegness, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Hi this is Harrison Thompson from Skegness and he has the condition, Spinal Muscular atrophy, type 1. This means his muscles and brain cannot communicate to effectively move his limbs. This is only the first step. Unfortunately, in time, he will be unable to swallow and this will also lead to being unable to breathe. He is 18 months and he is already defying the odds, with helping hands from his Mum, Dad and brother.
We will be raising money for this family which will help them to build a vital extension and or provide Harrison with a much needed self-operated wheelchair.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare, genetically inherited neuromuscular condition. SMA may affect crawling and walking ability, arm, hand, head and neck movement, breathing and swallowing. SMA is often grouped into ‘Types’. Types of SMA are based on the age at which symptoms first appear and what physical ‘milestones’ a baby or child is likely to achieve. Milestones can include the ability to sit, stand, or walk.

The zumbathon starts from 7.00 to 10.00pm

Instructors are:-
Laura Sanders, Michelle Tagg, Andrew O'Loughlin, Maxine Sutton, Louise Higginson, Sarah Marwood, Sam Sorrell

Tickets will be £7 on the door if you wish to join in the fun.
Raffle tickets available through the night
Alternatively you could sponsor via the Just Giving link
7.00 Friday October 14th 2016

The Grosvenor House Hotel North parade, Skegness

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  • Selena Blackbourn

    Selena Blackbourn

    a month ago

    Selena Blackbourn

    We have raised £1200.00 so far, with monies coming in to top the balance up. There is a new self propelled wheelchair which Harrison is now using. Thank You.

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  • Selena Blackbourn

    Selena Blackbourn

    2 months ago

    Selena Blackbourn

    It's all coming together, tickets are selling, raffle prizes allocated and dances chosen The countdown begins, hope to see you all there.

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  • Selena Blackbourn

    Selena Blackbourn

    2 months ago

    Selena Blackbourn

    Well, great news ! We have been donated over 60, yes 60 prizes to be included in the raffle. Thank you to all the kind hearted people and businesses who have contributed.

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2 months ago

Selena Blackbourn started crowdfunding

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  • Black Bear Boating

    Black Bear Boating

    Nov 15, 2016

    Well done Sweetie, really great work.


  • Jeanette Stevenson

    Jeanette Stevenson

    Oct 24, 2016

    Well Done !


  • Dana, Kerry, Sam and Paul

    Dana, Kerry, Sam and Paul

    Oct 21, 2016


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Skegness, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

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