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    Weʼve raised £0 to fund a new wheelchair and sadly they're stupidly expensive. Any donation would be gratefully received.

    Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
    Closed on Saturday, 14th October 2017

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    Hi! So my name is Charlotte. I'm 27 year old with my whole life ahead of me. I'm a wheelchair user after my whole life changed at the age of 22. I was a nurse at work when I tried to stop a patient falling and I messed up my spine. I now am medically retired, unable to work and live independently. I've lost myself and my dream to work as a nhs nurse.

    So how can you help? Firstly, I hate to ask. I'm a thoroughly stubborn person but the NHS wheelchair services has failed me and won't allow me to get the wheelchair I need. I'm sure, as many of my friends know, the chair I have is clumpy, heavy and causes me to become socially isolated because I can't access certain means of transport, I've had issues with taxis, busses and sadly I don't drive. I'm trying to live a normal life but I'm unable to do so. I know there are causes bigger than mine but I wouldn't ask if it weren't desperate. My pride has been torn down and I'm sorry to ask but it's my last chance.

    I'm grateful for every single penny and I want to say thanks if you can help In any way.

    Much love.

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        Charlotte O'leary

        Charlotte O'leary

        Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom

        27 year old ex-nurse. full time wheelchair user aspiring to educate and teach others my story and to teach them not to do what I did!

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