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£1,020raised of £750 target by 58 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,020 to help fund therapies and treatments that are not available on the NHS for two year old twins Lennon and Layla Coady.

    Funded on Sunday, 17th September 2017

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    On Sunday 10th September 2017 I will be putting on my trainers and taking on all 13.1 miles of the Great North Run in an attempt to raise funds for LittleLegsCoady.

    LittleLegsCoady is a fundraising group set up by friends and family of the Coady family for twins Lennon and Layla Coady. Lennon and Layla were born 12 weeks prematurely in July 2014. As a result of their early birth both suffered brain haemorrhages which led to them both being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Layla also has a rare chromosomal abnormality which causes her to be impaired in all areas of her development.

    The Coady family are raising funds for an SDR (selective dorsal rhizomy) operation for Lennon which would aim to remove the spasticity in his legs with a view to his mobility dramatically increasing and him leading a pain free life. This operation and years of physiotherapy afterwards is in excess of £70,000 and is not funded by the NHS. The Coady family are also hopeful that one day Layla may walk unaided and are seeking physiotherapy and alternative therapies not funded by the NHS in order to allow her to stand the best opportunity to reach this goal.



    • Tara Morris11 months ago
      Tara Morris

      Tara Morris

      11 months ago

      Hi everyone! Just completed my last run before the big event! 5 miles in the rain - very refreshing!! Just wanted to say a huge thank-you again to you all for all of your support and good wishes! The total sponsorship is coming in at nearly £900 which is more than I could have ever hoped for and will make a huge difference to Lennon and Layla. You are all amazing! ❤️❤️❤️

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    • Tara Morris1 year ago
      Tara Morris

      Tara Morris

      1 year ago

      Hi everyone! Just wanted to say a massive thank you for your support so far, I really appreciate it! The twins are doing really well. They turned 3 in July and a few days later Layla took her first unaided steps! This is actally amazing and she is getting stronger all the time. This is is no small part due to the treatment that you guys have helped to fund. Similarly Lennon is continue to improve with his strength and mobility due to the physiotherapy etc funded by you, this means his operation is more likely to be a success.Thanks guy❤️

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    Page last updated on: 9/10/2017 7:39 PM



    • Steve Anderson

      Steve Anderson

      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Tara, great effort x


    • Jennifer Henley

      Jennifer Henley

      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Tara that's fantastic! Amazing achievement for such a worthy cause which is close to our hearts. All the very best to the coady family.


    • Lisa Spencer

      Lisa Spencer

      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Tara!


    • Adam Green

      Adam Green

      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Tara !


    • Jill McInerney

      Jill McInerney

      Sep 10, 2017

      Well done Tara, love from Jenny xxxx


    • Alexis Pearson

      Alexis Pearson

      Sep 10, 2017

      Such a good cause. Well done Tara x


    • Angela Taylor

      Angela Taylor

      Sep 10, 2017

      Wishing you the very best of luck today Tara. I'm sure you will smash it x


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