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£860raised of £350 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £860 to help improve the life of our cousins son, Archie, who has Pompe disease

    Brighton, UK
    Funded on Friday, 21st September 2018

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    Story

    Sam and I are currently in training for Ironman Staffordshire 70.3. We've stupidly decided that the 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile ride and 13.1 mile run is a good idea and have made big lifestyle changes in the last year in an attempt to get to the finish line on the 10th June. It would be great if our acheivement could raise some money to help Gemma and Dale look after Archie.

    Pompe disease causes glycogen to build up in his muscles causing permanent damage, due to this he is unable to breathe without a ventilator and cannot move his body unaided.

    Due to the amazing facilities and hospital care Archie can lead a full and happy life with his mum Gemma and dad Dale. Sadly, the future is unknown for Archie and every day is a gift, he and his family continue to make memories together and through fundraising can take him on amazing holidays to places such as Disney and can purchase him lifechanging equipment.

    Currently Archies family are trying to raise the funds to get him a power wheelchair which he may be able to learn to drive himself using bespoke switches made by his school.

    Every penny you donate will go towards making Archies life as fantstic as possible.

    Thank you.

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    • Tom Kelly6 months ago
      Tom Kelly

      Tom Kelly

      6 months ago

      It's now the last weekend of training before race day, we would like to thank everyone who has donated to Archie, amazing support!

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    7 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 6/10/2018 6:11 PM

    Supporters

    32

    • J Ireland

      J Ireland

      Jun 10, 2018

      Well done both of you.

      £10.00

    • Debra Turner

      Debra Turner

      Jun 10, 2018

      We have no doubt that you can do this Sam and may even beat Tom! We cannot tell you how very, very proud of you we are. Good luck to Tom too and such a worthy cause for little Archie. The Turner’s

      £100.00

    • CLAIRE GODLEY

      CLAIRE GODLEY

      Jun 10, 2018

      Best of luck Sam xxx

      £10.00

    • CLAIRE GODLEY

      CLAIRE GODLEY

      Jun 10, 2018

      Best of luck Tom!! Xx

      £10.00

    • Lewis Smith

      Lewis Smith

      Jun 10, 2018

      Good luck fellas x

      £10.00

    • Catherine Chatfield

      Catherine Chatfield

      Jun 9, 2018

      Good luck, you’re going to smash it!

      £50.00

    • Sue MacRae

      Sue MacRae

      Jun 8, 2018

      Sure you'll both absolutely smash it and hopefully enjoy it. (the finish maybe!!)

      £30.00

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    Tom Kelly

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    Brighton, UK

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