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Weʼre raising £100,000 to Help 4 year old Vicky See the World a little longer

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HELP VICKY SEE A LITTLE LONGER

Imagine to be told that you will lose your sight in few years. Imagine to know that in few years you will not be able to meet the eyes of your loved ones or see a beautiful sunset over the sea. How would you feel? What would you do?

This is the story of Vicky.

Vicky is 4 year old and she is going blind. A severe congenital disease called Leber Congenital Amaurosis is progressively taking away her sight. She already does not see well but in few years there might be nothing for her to see.

LCA is the primary cause of blindness in children but is very rare,
affecting 2-3 in every 100,000 children. Therefore it is difficult to
attract investments by the large pharma companies.

Imagine you can do something to help Vicky and other kids like her see the world a little longer. Imagine a cure is possible and your help today can make sure it is not coming too late.

DONATE NOW TO SUPPORT THE RESEARCH FOR A CURE

We are funding a 3 year research project for testing therapies to
potentially slow down the progression of the condition.
The project is supported by a partnership between University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital and is led by Dr Mariya Moosajee, leading consultant ophthalmologist and researcher.

The project has been recently featured in a BBC documentary as one of the breakthrough research. The total cost is £350,000 which our patient group is entirely funding. We have already raised about half of it in the last 6 months, thanks to events, philanthropic donations and crowdfunding (thank you!!!!).
But we NEED YOUR HELP to keep it running for the full 3 years.
Together we can concretely make a difference to save her sight and that of other kids like Vicky.

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  • Through Vicky's Eyes7 months ago
    Through Vicky's Eyes

    Through Vicky's Eyes

    7 months ago

    Amazing! we reached 120.000 GBP through crowdfunding, events and some philanthropic donations. Still a way to go to reach 350.000 to support the full 3 years project ....but we are making HUGE progress. thank you so much!

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  • Through Vicky's Eyes1 year ago
    Through Vicky's Eyes

    Through Vicky's Eyes

    1 year ago

    We have received over 200 Donations...it is simply amazing. We are working hard on a new research route to find a cure for Vicky and kids like her. We hope to be able to give you all the details early January. Thank you Thank you Thank you

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1 year ago

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  • Agostino Bono

    Agostino Bono

    Feb 12, 2019

    Hope you get better soon. God Bless you

    £30.00

  • Xuexin Sun

    Xuexin Sun

    Feb 10, 2019

    加油

    £50.00

  • Anna Managò

    Anna Managò

    Feb 7, 2019

    I've tried, but I cannot imagine what you are going through. Your family is such an inspiration. And, Vicky, you are a strong little warrior! I wish you all the best, and I hope they find a cure.

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 7, 2019

    Spero che una cura potra' presto essere trovata per la piccola! Un abbraccio a Vicky e alla sua famiglia,siete forti x

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 6, 2019

    £100.00

  • Micaela Parola

    Micaela Parola

    Feb 4, 2019

    Con l’augurio che il 2019 porti buoni progressi per Vicky e tutti i bambini che sperano nella stessa cura. Un abbraccio di cuore!

    £30.00

  • Giorgia Orsini

    Giorgia Orsini

    Feb 4, 2019

    😍

    £10.00

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