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Hampshire family’s remarkable fundraising push

Hampshire family’s remarkable fundraising push
Posted on 13 Jun 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A family has raised an incredible £200,000 towards the Duchenne Research Breakthrough Fund in less than three years. Sue and Tom Barnley, from Hampshire, launched the Help4Harry campaign in August 2013, with the proceeds going towards more effective treatments for


Dad to cycle from Peckham to Paris ‘dressed as Del Boy’ for son with Muscular Dystrophy

Dad to cycle from Peckham to Paris ‘dressed as Del Boy’ for son with Muscular Dystrophy
Posted on 7 Jun 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A UK dad has decided to tackle an unusual cycle challenge in order to raise funds for his young son, who suffers from rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Inspired by his son Jagger’s love of classic BBC sitcom, Only Fools and


Team show wheel commitment to charity

Team show wheel commitment to charity
Posted on 6 Jun 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A man whose two young sons have both been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is gearing up for a charity cycling challenge.


Smiling photo of four-year-old with cerebral palsy takes social media by storm

Smiling photo of four-year-old with cerebral palsy takes social media by storm
Posted on 31 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A photo of a young cerebral palsy sufferer taking his first shopping trip has gone viral on the internet this week. The news comes after four-year-old Leon Hart, who is unable to speak and cannot walk unaided, visited Asda for


Young girl with rare Rett syndrome ‘a lot stronger’ thanks to miracle machine

Young girl with rare Rett syndrome ‘a lot stronger’ thanks to miracle machine
Posted on 24 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from rare Rett syndrome has been working with physiotherapists and a miracle walking machine in order to achieve greater mobility.


Youngster with cerebral palsy tackles charity challenge

Youngster with cerebral palsy tackles charity challenge
Posted on 23 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A little boy with cerebral palsy whose family were told he may never learn to walk is defying the doctors’ predictions. Four-year-old Benjamin Strickland, who lives on the Isle of Wight, was determined to take part in this month’s ‘Walk


British charity sets £100k target to help disabled children in Uganda

British charity sets £100k target to help disabled children in Uganda
Posted on 10 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An international mobility charity based in Britain’s South West has its sights set on the third world with hopes to raise £100,000 for disabled children living in Uganda. Somerset-based Motivation launched their new appeal ‘When I Grow Up’ to raise


Courageous dad aims to raise £1million for muscular dystrophy research

Courageous dad aims to raise £1million for muscular dystrophy research
Posted on 9 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An ex-serviceman is preparing to attempt a heart-stopping charity challenge to help fund research into the life-limiting condition affecting his son. Marc Clark has pledged to jump out of a plane without a parachute before being plucked to safety by


First episode of new ITV show sees Cerebral palsy sufferer take first steps

First episode of new ITV show sees Cerebral palsy sufferer take first steps
Posted on 3 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

The first episode of new ITV television series What Would Be Your Miracle? told a heartwarming story of a young boy with Cerebral palsy taking his first steps following a complicated operation. The new series, which explores how modern medicine


Swimmers raise funds for 7-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy

Swimmers raise funds for 7-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A group of dedicated swimmers recently took part in a swimathon event to raise money for a seven-year-old boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The Rotherham-based event raised almost £1,000 for young Cole Spencer, who was diagnosed with the life-limiting disease


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