Lila Clements

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Fundraising for Microtia UK
£483
raised of £400 target
by 16 supporters
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Event: Royal Parks Half Marathon 2023, on 8 October 2023
Microtia UK

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RCN 1158688
We raise money for people with microtia to develop research, educate and support.

Story

Hello friends,

I'm running the Royal Parks Half Marathon for the 4th time this October 8th, to raise funds and awareness for Microtia UK: a charity supporting a rare condition affecting 1 in 6000 people, resulting in under developed ears and hearing loss. 

My (not so little) brother Josh, was born with Microtia in 2005 and has had fantastic support from this small charity. Microtia itself is a very rare condition and most people won't have encountered it before, so I'm keeping my fundraising close to home by supporting a smaller charity who rely entirely on voluntary contributions. Every single donation is important to them and your generosity helps in the following areas:

- Developing research in the field of microtia (stem cell research, regenerative medicine, psychological, spatial hearing, the impact of BAHAs, the impact of living with microtia)

- Community Development (venue hire for events, refreshments, travel, entertainment at events for children)

- Education and Publications (developing leaflets for medical professionals and families, the New Parents Guide, Reconstruction leaflet, publishing a Transition to Education booklet, developing the website)

I know it’s a tricky time for lots of people, so any donation (even £1) will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again for all the support over the last few years - you’re all superstars!

Lila x

About the charity

Microtia UK

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RCN 1158688
1:6000 children are born with microtia. Microtia results in underdeveloped ear(s) and impacts hearing. It can impact the heart, kidneys, different parts of the face and spine. There is an ongoing question whether microtia is environmental or genetic or a combination.

Donation summary

Total raised
£482.94
+ £78.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£482.94
Offline donations
£0.00

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