Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

0

%

£7,095raised of £15,000 target by 20 supporters

Weʼre raising £15,000 to Buy a new electric wheelchair for an amazing woman with a rare auto immune disease.

Newbury, United Kingdom

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

Story

Amy has a very rare auto immune condition called Scleroderma that causes the tissues in the body to tighten and fuse. Amy became sick at the age of 5 and the condition has mainly affected her left-hand side, causing her to have no use in her left arm and after 5 years of operations to keep her walking, had to have her left leg amputated above the knee.

Amy doesn’t let this stop her though, she prefers to be as active as possible and is a manager at a therapeutic horticulture project for adults with learning disabilities. To maintain her active lifestyle and keep doing her job to the best of her abilities Amy relies on an electric wheel chair.

Amy’s current chair is over 10 years old and now failing her, a new chair will cost a minimum of £10k and the NHS will only cover a small amount of the cost leaving Amy to raise the majority herself. Amy is a champion that rises in the face of adversity and finds joy in helping others, together her friends and family are holding multiple fundraising events to gather as much money as possible to get her the chair she needs and deserves. Please donate anything you can to help keep this inspirational woman doing her amazing work.

Share this story

Updates

0

Jenna Painter

Updates appear here

    10 months ago

    Jenna Painter started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Page last updated on: 6/18/2018 10:01 PM

    Supporters

    20

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 18, 2018

      With our love Amy

      £250.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 16, 2018

    • Jonathan Tooley

      Jonathan Tooley

      Jun 14, 2018

      Sincerely hope we get to the target and this helps!

      £500.00

    • alison bosley

      alison bosley

      Jun 11, 2018

      Amy, as you know i have been helping Grandad with his landscaping , he wanted to give me something for helping, so i asked him to donate towards your wheelchair fund. Thank you Dad love you loads xxxx

      £500.00

    • Helen Pooler

      Helen Pooler

      Jun 7, 2018

      £10.00

    • Stuart March Photography

      Stuart March Photography

      May 30, 2018

      Funds raised from BNI Jack headshot photography :) Good luck Amy xx

      £100.00

    • Tony Hoare

      Tony Hoare

      May 16, 2018

      I've known Amy for a while and I continue to be impressed with her drive, dedication and support for her clients at Growing4All where she raises self-esteem and confidence through horticulture.

      £20.00

    Jenna Painter

    Become a supporter

    Help Jenna Painter raise more

    About the fundraiser
    Jenna Painter

    Jenna Painter

    Newbury, United Kingdom

    Report this Page

    * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.

    Donate