Chris Twomey

Chris's mate Paul's shaving his head

Fundraising for Just4Children
£2,235
raised of £2,000 target
Bluebell's Blooming!
Campaign by Just4Children (RCN 1164473)
A campaign to fundraise for much needed therapies for Lois Bluebell to lead a fuller life.

Story

A message from Chris & Natalie

Lois and Daphne are our beautiful twin daughters. They are 4 years old from Manchester and are identical, although they are very different because Lois has Cerebral Palsy. This is caused by a bleed on her brain as a result of a shortage in oxygen at some point during her delivery.

Lois Bluebell received a diagnosis at 2 weeks old. The impact was devastating and we grieved for her, her sister and the things that they wouldnt do together and for our family.

The injury has affected her movement, coordination and muscle tone. There are many things she isnt able to do such as sit up, swallow safely, talk or walk.

With time we began to focus on loving her, including her and helping her to reach her full potential. At 5 months old we began neuro rehab therapy including HBOT oxygen therapy, CPT, conductive education and sensory therapy as well as traditional physiotherapy and sensory exercises.

Since taking part in neuro rehab therapies we have seen Lois improve cognitively and physically too.

She has grown into a funny, clever, happy and determined little girl.

She has began to say a few words. She can commando crawl using her upper body and her reflux and respiratory problems have improved dramatically.

We see Lois's determination to learn and improve every day. We desperately want to give her every opportunity to do so and to exceed all of our expectations!

We carry out her therapy every day but know we can do more by raising funds so that she can have stem cell therapy, a HBOT machine that she can access daily and increasing the frequency of her neuro rehab therapy.

Thank you

About the campaign

A campaign to fundraise for much needed therapies for Lois Bluebell to lead a fuller life.

About the charity

Just4Children

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RCN 1164473
Just4Children is passionate about the relief of sickness & preservation of good physical & mental health of children & young people under 25 years resident in the United Kingdom & Ireland by providing & assisting in the provision of services & grants to enable them to obtain their medical needs.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,235.00
+ £493.75 Gift Aid
Online donations
£2,235.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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