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raised of £5,000 target by 60 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,794 to put a smile on a child's face. Stuart Prescott and DL M &E are crowdfunding on JustGiving in aid of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

    Manchester, UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 1st January 2019

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    Story

    Fifteen DL M & E employees are joining Stuart on four 10K runs to help him reach his goal to raise £5000 by the end of December. The money is being raised in aid of Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, which helped Stuart's family in a time of crisis

    Stuart's story

    I am raising funds for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to put a smile on children's faces on Christmas day. I'm a parent myself and I have always wanted to do this . I am running a 10k race each month in September, October, November and December.

    I couldn’t run 2 minutes at start of this year and the furthest I ran is 5k, so it’s going to be a challenge for me (cheerleaders are welcome to help encourage me on the route)

    A close friend of the family has been through a lot and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital helped him and his family massively. This is my godsons story

    He became unwell when he was 18 months old and was transferred to the hospital in the first month it was opened

    He was in and out of A&E for years before he was transferred to the gastro team, where at 5 he was finally diagnosed with severe Crohn's disease

    He was immediately put on a drug called Infliximab (used in chemotherapy) that cost the NHS £22,000 a year

    After two and a half years he was finally in remission

    However, his body relapsed and soon he was back in the hospital system

    But I can honestly say his family wouldn't feel as at ease with his illness if it wasn't for the support of the team at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, from the play specialists who were amazing (especially the then IV team), his IBD nurses who updated us on an almost daily basis, and his IBD doctors Dr Fagbemi and Dr Jago, not forgetting the rheumatology team

    It's been a difficult few years for all the family but support always makes things easier, and the team at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital go above and beyond for children like my godson

    Please donate to this cause. Ours is one of many cases it could help, and I’m willing to go through hell running 40k over 4 months around the north west if it means putting a smile on one of these children’s faces

    Thank You "

    Stuart Prescott

    Race Schedule:

    23rd September: Southport

    14th October: Liverpool

    11th November: Lytham st Anne's

    9th December: Knutsford

    How can you help?

    Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital is the largest and busiest children’s hospital in the UK. It first opened its doors in 2009 and has been taking care of children like Stuart’s godson ever since

    Fundraising plays a vital role in enhancing the lives of the patients at the hospital. You can become a supporter by clicking the donate button or sharing a link to this page on Facebook, Twitter or other social media

    With your help we can reach our goal of £5,000 and improve the lives of the patients at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

    Together we can put a smile on a child’s face

    Updates

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    • Stuart Prescott4 years ago
      Stuart Prescott

      Stuart Prescott

      4 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      We are now at 46% of our target with 2 month's of fundraising to go! Please donate to help up reach our fundraising goal by December.

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    • Stuart Prescott4 years ago
      Stuart Prescott

      Stuart Prescott

      4 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      We have just passed £2,000 thanks to a very generous £300 donation from Gerald!! Thank you so much to Gerald and everyone else who has donated. Together, you've helped us take the first step towards building better futures for these children.

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    • Stuart Prescott4 years ago
      Stuart Prescott

      Stuart Prescott

      4 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      We are almost at £2,000!! With a few more donations we will be halfway to the finish line! We've got two more runs to go before our deadline - let's reach £5,000 by the end of December. The money will go towards buying some top equipment for sick children, and support for their families. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated already, we are so grateful for the huge amount of kindness that has been shown so far. Regards DL M&E

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    Page last updated on: 12/21/2018 11.46

    Supporters

    60

    • Lisa Griffiths-Peet

      Lisa Griffiths-Peet

      Dec 21, 2018

      Well done everyone, here is my contribution to your worthy cause.

      £69.50

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 21, 2018

      Well Done everyone !

    • Phil Brown

      Phil Brown

      Dec 14, 2018

      Glad its the last one, for now!Enjoyed them though.

      £40.00

    • Andrew Ward

      Andrew Ward

      Dec 9, 2018

      Great work guys really enjoyed these events

      £80.00

    • Rossi

      Rossi

      Dec 8, 2018

      Nice one pal. I'll bung a tenner in the pot.

      £10.00

    • Angela Traynor

      Angela Traynor

      Nov 22, 2018

      Good luck and well done to everyone taking part in the runs.

      £20.00

    • Andy Greenwood

      Andy Greenwood

      Nov 22, 2018

      Well done to Stuart and everyone at DL for taking part.

      £20.00

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    Stuart Prescott

    Stuart Prescott

    Manchester, UK

    For the next four months DL M & E will be joining Stuart Prescott in running four 10k races in areas around the north of England Our aim is to raise £5,000 by the end of the year. Every donation helps us to reach our goal Become a supporter & help us put a smile on child’s face!

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