71%
£6,400raised of £9,000 target by 182 supporters

Weʼre raising £9,000 to all money raised in Jacobs foundation goes towards helping other children and families afford equipment wether that be mobility sensory etc

Location
Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Jacob was born with a rare congenital heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome (half a heart)

when he was 2 weeks old he underwent the norwood palliative surgery to help him stay alive during the operation he incurred alot of problems and his operation ended up takin 20 hours he came out if surgery on an ecmo machine and fought a hard battle trying to stay alive during the time in the operating theatre jacob had to be resuscitated 3 times after a few days in itu we were given the devestating news that jacobs brain was significantly damaged and he was having seizures
His latest mri shows a large bleed around the brain stem and alot of his brain tissue has died because of this the doctors have told us he has evolving spastic cerebal palsy extreme tightness seizures and involuntary movements

there is a small part of jacobs brain that has not died and doctors have informed us that this part of the brain can learn the jobs of the dead part of the brain but to be able to do this it needs to be stimulated by things like sensory equipment.

Unfortunately this equipment is very expensive but for jacob to thrive it is vital any donations would be incredibly kind so i can give my little boy the chance of thriving and being stimulated so the brain can learn
Thankyou for taking the time to read this xx

as we have raised what was needed for jacob we are now helping ither families in gettin them the equiptment they so desperatly need x

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  • Stephanie Ryan6 months ago
    Stephanie Ryan

    Stephanie Ryan

    6 months ago

    Yet again we have met target thanks to jacobs amazing supporters we have been quoted £8000 for jacobs sensory equiptment we still have lots of events planned and we are cery excited and will update all as we secure venues and dates thankyou so much for all your continued support 😘

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  • Stephanie Ryan7 months ago
    Stephanie Ryan

    Stephanie Ryan

    7 months ago

    So today through your incredible support we reached the £1000 target im comoletly overwhelmed at how much support my beautiful son has received we have now upped our target because we have fundrasing events that we have organised taking place Because of your generous donations my son has a much brighter future now we can start gettin his sensory equiptment in and get his brain stimulated thankyou all so much 😘

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7 months ago

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Supporters

182

  • Lisa Moriarty

    Lisa Moriarty

    Feb 24, 2018

    Keep going little man lots of love xx

    £10.00

  • Michael Hansen

    Michael Hansen

    Jan 20, 2018

    £10.00

  • James Padden

    James Padden

    Jan 6, 2018

    £20.00

  • Michael Hansen

    Michael Hansen

    Dec 30, 2017

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 18, 2017

    £10.00

  • Sina K.

    Sina K.

    Oct 28, 2017

    Hey little fighter soon things will be brighter :)Keep fighting sweet lil' Jacob, all the best for the next step of your journey! Lots of strength, energy & love to you, your mummy & siblings xx

    £100.00

  • Charmaine Bird

    Charmaine Bird

    Oct 27, 2017

    Love you Jacob. Xxx

    £5.00

About the fundraiser
Stephanie Ryan

Stephanie Ryan

Liverpool, United Kingdom

We at Jacobs journey are working very closely with families who are in desperate need of financial help to enable there children to get equipment wether it be mobility sensory or any other type thankyou for all your support

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