ian brown

Help us build a future for our son Thomas in Bromley Cross

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Sullivan's Heroes

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RCN 1163021
We provide grants, support and fundraising to adapt the homes of UK disabled children


We live in the middle of the amazing village of Bromley Cross on the outskirts of Bolton with our son Thomas Brown who has Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, Cortical Visual Impairment alongside multiple sensory processing delays Two and half years after we moved out to start adapting our home to suit Thomas's long term caring needs, on Sunday 4th June we moved back home for good!Although the house is not quite finished yet , with all his specialist equipment in place, looking after Thomas is so much easier in a home that has been designed to suit his caring needs.Thomas brings joy into the hearts of everyone who meets him but he will never walk. As a wheelchair user we want him to have independent access to our home and be visible in the heart of his local community that we know and love.

Thanks to A.E.Yates landscaping our front garden to create a wheelchair ramp for Thomas, most of the major works are now finished, but there still a few things we still need help with.

Landscaping of our back garden with a wheelchair friendly fall surface and sunken trampoline to create a therapy area for Thomas.

Making our garage a little bit larger and watertight with a new roof as Thomas's bike and play equipment are getting mouldy.

Thank you to Team Eagley Bank for a generous donation towards the costs of this.


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Thank you to all our friends, family, charities, trusts and foundations and anonymous donors who have helped get us this far.We wish to thank everyone at A.E.Yates who are helping us create our wheelchair ramp and parking space for Thomas. Massive shout out to Grant Westfield for providing 24 Multipanels and fixings  for Thomas's Hygiene Suite and living area and even sending their top fitter Anthony to help install them for us.Thanks to City Plumbing for donating a consumer unit and all the electrical cables we need to rewire our house.

A bespoke lift to get Thomas into the back garden and upstairs at a cost of £10,338. We are delighted that both the Provincial Walsh Trust and Cash for Kids have each agreed to pay £1,500 towards this item and that The Grand Order of the Lady Ratlings have agreed to fund the final £7,338 for this essential piece of equipment.

Geberit Aquaclean Mera Care wash/dry Toilet  funded thanks to The Film and Television Charity.

Electric Shower gifted by Triton.

Veissmann Vitodens 100-W Boiler - Donated by Veissmanns.Underfloor heating donated by Myson.Plinth Heater donated by Smiths Environmental.

Steel paid for by John Hartley.Groundtrax Cell Pave to create a parking space for Thomas's Wheelchair Accessible vehicle Funded thanks to Independence at Home.

Dropped Kerb to allow for parking of WAV funded thanks to The Grace Trust.

FD30 Pocket Sliding Door frames from Eclisse funded thanks to the National Education Union

Flooring funded thanks to The Hospital Saturday Fund and Florence Nightingale Aid

Engineered 202mm posi-beams to replace and strengthen floor and plywood sub-floor plus laminate - Full funded by a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Plasterboard donated by MKM building supplies in Bolton.

All Building in Bolton who have helped us with our wheelchair friendly front door with assisted opening.

About the charity

Sullivan's Heroes

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RCN 1163021
Sullivan’s Heroes is a charity offering support and financial assistance for families raising essential funds for vital home adaptations for a disabled child, to continue to care for their child at home, safely and with dignity. Please support us, to build brighter futures for disabled children.

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