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£2,400raised of £1,900 target by 85 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,400 to help fund a special needs tricycle and ball pit for Archie who is a non-verbal autistic little boy.

    Funded on Saturday, 21st October 2017

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    Vanessa, Owen, Tristen and Kelly have decided to take on the Three Peaks Challenge on the 14th October 2017.  The  Three  Peaks  (Ben  Nevis,  Scafell  Pike  and  Snowdon)  are  the  highest  mountains in  Scotland,  England  and  Wales.  Their  challenge  is  to  climb  these  one  after  the  other  within  24  hours.

    They are taking on this challenge to raise money to purchase a special needs tricycle for Archie who is the son of their work colleague Debbie. Archie is a non-verbal little 6 year old boy who is on the autism spectrum.

    This tricycle costs £1,400.00 and the family have already been turned down for funding. If we exceed this target the remaining funds will go towards purchasing a ball pit for Archie which costs £500.00. They know how much the family want Archie to have the same quality of life of any other little boy the same age. This is why they really want to help get Archie this tricycle.

    Life is not always easy for Archie and his parents and they see on a daily basis just how much they fight to get what Archie needs and deserves, this is on top of living life with the challenges autism brings them.

    For those that already know this incredible little boy the outdoor environment really is his happy place and having this tricycle will mean he will have another reason for being outdoors.

    PLEASE PLEASE get behind their challenge and help keep the smile on this little boy's face, and see him ride a tricycle for the very first time.

    Your help and support is so very much appreciated.

    ***We have now hit target*****

    Thank you to eveyone that has donated, liked, shared and supported us to raise this money! The Team, Debbie and family are truely grateful!!

    Any money raised over the target will be going towards the National Autism Society for Archie's speech app!

    Thank you to all and roll on the 14th xxxx

    Thank you!



    • Vanessa Long1 year ago
      Vanessa Long

      Vanessa Long

      1 year ago

      Hi All, The trike has arrived! The Team, Debbie and Family would like to thank everyone that has donated and supported Team Archie with our challenge! We are truly greateful and thrilled to see Archie ride his bike for the first time 👍😊

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    Page last updated on: 11/19/2017 10:07 PM



    • Chew Bacca

      Chew Bacca

      Oct 19, 2017

      Congratulations guys, what an amazing result!


    • Rachel Cefai

      Rachel Cefai

      Oct 18, 2017


    • Stephen


      Oct 16, 2017

      Great achievement!!


    • The Whites

      The Whites

      Oct 14, 2017

      Good luck !


    • Gemma Roebuck

      Gemma Roebuck

      Oct 13, 2017

      Best of luck to all xx


    • Catherine Little

      Catherine Little

      Oct 13, 2017

      Good luck tomorrow - will keep my fingers crossed for good weather!


    • Charlotte


      Oct 13, 2017

      Good luck guys! Look forward to hearing all about your adventures :)


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