Lucy Riley

Thomas's 28 Miles in 28 Days!

Fundraising for Ataxia UK
raised of £500 target
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Ataxia UK

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We fund research and support services to help all those affected by ataxia


Hi! I'm Thomas and I am 11 (nearly 12!) years old. 

I have a medical condition called 'Friedreichs Ataxia'. 

Friedreichs Ataxia affects my life quite a lot, but mainly affects my movement. I sometimes have to use a wheelchair or a walker to help me get around (I am very good at wheelchair wheelies).

I was inspired recently by Captain Tom Moore walking to raise money for charity. I decided that I would like to do something to raise money for a charity too, and also to challenge myself. So, every day in February I am going to walk (there may also be a bit of 'rolling' involved) a mile. This is a giant challenge for me, but I want to raise money for Ataxia UK. 

Ataxia UK are a very special charity who help people with Ataxia - like me! They fund vital research which will (hopefully) lead to a cure being found one day.

Anything you can spare would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your support,


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Ataxia UK

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RCN 1102391
10,500 people in the UK have ataxia which is a progressive neurological condition that disrupts the messages sent from our brains to our muscles that are used to move, speak, listen and see. Ataxia UK funds research into finding treatments and a cure and provide support until they are found.

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