Treasa Harkin

Dander with Daithí

Fundraising for Barts Charity
raised of £2,500 target
by 114 supporters
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Come a wee Dander with Daithí
Barts Charity

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RCN 212563
We are here for the people of East London to live healthier, longer lives



We are raising money for the amazing work undertaken by the Paediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU) at the Royal London hospital. To mark Daithí reaching his first birthday, we will undertake a sponsored walk totalling the number of kilometres Daithí has travelled between hospitals! Please sponsor us.

This forms part of an annual effort to help the charities which supported us as a family when we needed it most (PCCU, the CATS and the Sick Children’s Trust. Donations can be made via our JustGiving Pages - Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Daithí made an early appearance to the world at 36 weeks on the 11th August 2022 and & it was love at first sight. We were soon discharged home, but less than 24 hours later the unthinkable happened, Daithí became seriously unwell and was rushed to hospital.

Our wee man was left fighting for his life due to various serious medical issues. Daithí received life saving treatment on the PCCU at the Royal London and we are forever grateful for the quick thinking, tenacity and sheer skill of the staff working there. Daithí spent 21 nights in hospital, and for the next 6 months received twice daily injections at home, with an average of 1-3 hospital visits per week during this time.

Daithí has been through so much in his little life, and despite it all is a complete joy. He has come through every challenge and we are so proud of him - our warrior son. We cannot thank Barts Trust enough - especially the staff of the PCCU. We hope the funds raised as part of this fundraiser will go a long way to support other families on the ward.


Our fundraisers will be completing a WALKING CHALLENGE equaling the distance that we travelled between hospitals within those first 4 weeks (35km) or in total over the past year (195km). This will be undertaken in August & September - Daithí’s birthday & due date months!


1. DONATE – Please donate to one of our sponsored walks

2. DANDER WITH US – Undertake your own sponsored walk or any form of dander along with us

Thank you so much for your support - it means the world to us and Daithí.

About the charity

Barts Charity

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RCN 212563
A charity with its roots in East London, dedicated to supporting improvements to healthcare and transformative research for local health benefit. We work in partnership with the NHS, local research institutes and others who can help us achieve our goals and maximise our impact.

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