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£11,270raised of £50,000 target by 54 supporters

    Weʼve raised £11,270 to Get a state of the art prosthetic leg that will improve my quality of life beyond recognition. The leg is not available to me on the NHS.

    Location
    New Brighton, Merseyside
    Time left
    Funded on Sunday, 12th February 2017

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    Story

    I was involved in a serious car accident in 2009 involving a drunk driver, whilst I was on holiday in America. I suffered many life threatening injuries that would change my life for ever. The only way the emergency services could save my life was to amputate my left leg above the knee. However after many months of hospitalisation and rehabilitation I recovered from my ordeal. I knew that I had to get my life back together because due to the strange laws in America the only insurance cover I received for my injuries was for my hospital care whilst in America. Then I was on my own.

    Now 7 years on I am now back at work full time I am mobile both with a wheelchair and a prosthetic leg which is provided by the NHS. Since my accident my needs have changed and I try wherever possible to live my life in the "main stream".

    On a recent annual visit to the hospital I explained my needs had changed to my physician but also that opportunities for greater involvement, responsibilities and different activities in my employment were open to me if I could achieve greater mobility and improved stability (as I now have little or no sense of balance).

    My physician explained that there were a number of state of the art prosthetic legs that would suit my needs perfectly and would improve my quality of life beyond recognition. The down side is that these legs are not available to me (they would be had I served in the forces). The funding from the NHS does not cover these types of limbs.

    The only way I can get a specialist limb is for my needs is to fund it myself. It was suggested by a close friend to try crowd funding and so it is now my goal to raise a minimum of £50,000 to enable me to get the leg my Physician says I require.

    Please help me in any way that you can, any donation will be greatly appreciated but also please forward my story to your friends and colleagues.

    Thank you

    Wayne

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    • Wayne Maycock9 months ago
      Wayne Maycock

      Wayne Maycock

      9 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      I have started the next phase of my fund raising campaign my first Just Giving page raised a fantastic sum of money so a massive thank you to everyone who donated. I have started a brand new page so if you would like to donate please follow the link to my new page. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/wayne-maycock-1?utm_id=2&utm_term=Krv6WEy8W I will keep you all posted of how things progress over the coming months and once again thank you to everyone for your generosity. Wayne

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    • Wayne Maycock1 year ago
      Wayne Maycock

      Wayne Maycock

      1 year ago

      Five days to I am more than 10% towards my target. Thank you to everyone who has donated. Please forward my page to all your friends so I can finish with a bang on Friday.

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    • Wayne Maycock1 year ago
      Wayne Maycock

      Wayne Maycock

      1 year ago

      After exactly one week the fund stand at £3770 which is just over 7.5% of the target. Thank you all so much for your support, I still have 3 weeks left before The Just Giving site removes my page. I am hopeful that the report I can give next Saturday will be even better news than today. Many thanks once again Wayne

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    Supporters

    54

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 1, 2017

    • Tina Hunter

      Tina Hunter

      Jan 3, 2017

      I've shared your page on Facey and another friend has also shared it for me :) x

      £20.00

    • Sarah Gillespie

      Sarah Gillespie

      Jan 1, 2017

      I hope you get all the donations you need Wayne. xxx

    • Reynaers Group

      Reynaers Group

      Dec 23, 2016

      Wayne, your courage and professionalism in overcoming the challenges since your accident has been truly inspirational.Reynaers Group

      £5,000.00

    • Brendan Barrett

      Brendan Barrett

      Nov 19, 2016

      Best of luck with the fund raising !!

      £50.00

    • Forsyth Glazing Ltd

      Forsyth Glazing Ltd

      Nov 15, 2016

      £100.00

    • Jas Randhawa

      Jas Randhawa

      Nov 10, 2016

      Good Luck Wayne. From All at FLEETWOOD

      £300.00

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