Christopher McLaughlin


King's College Hospital Charity
King’s College Hospital provides a full range of high quality services to the people of South London. We are also a specialist centre for heart and brain surgery, liver disease as well as foetal medicine. With your help we can invest in new ways of delivering services, improving the hospital environment and funding world-class research.
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Christopher McLaughlin

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Dear Friends:

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So the story is that there we were ticking along nicely when along came this bombshell. Chris was found to have had Hepatitis since being a kid and it was going to be fatal unless something happened very quickly. And Corrine had to deal with the horror of the situation.

Along came King's College Hospital to the rescue with the gift of life in the form of a transplant operation. King's is the largest specialist liver transplant unit in the world with a leading edge research department and do amazing things. And the Listen Group helps families faced with situations like this in a variety of ways. The most important to us being the Listen Lodge houses where family members can stay near their loved ones, find support and weather the storm surrounded by people who know what they're going through.

So please give to the King's College Hospital Charity through this page and the money will go to all of the above.

And please become an organ donor so that some of the 1000 Britons who die every year waiting for an organ might live. And 18 Americans a day. And hundreds of Canadians every year. The whole world needs organ donors.

And have you ever engaged in any of the numerous activities that can result in getting hepatitis? The list includes many seemingly harmless things like getting a tattoo or piercing in a non-sterile facility. 1.5% of us have it and don't know it. That's potentially 7000 pilot members of AOPA, 1100 people who work at Heathrow Airport, 50 BA pilots, 200 United pilots, etc. It might be worth getting a simple blood test at your next physical so it can be eliminated from your system before things go too far.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and we appreciate your support.

Chris and Corrine McLaughlin

Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to King's College Hospital Charity. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. All money donated through this site will go directly to King's and any operational costs incurred during our flight will be managed through other means. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.

Recent donors

21.09.12 Nice one C&C

29.08.12 Awesome

23.08.12 Hi Chris and Corrine. Well done. Keep in touch.

17.07.12 Chris: I think what you have done and are doing is quite wonderful.

29.06.12 Congratulations of this fantastic achievement!

25.02.12 Hope you are well, congratulations on 1st half and best wishes for the return leg. From Robin, Janice and Andrew from Capel St Mary Suffolk. Will be in touch soon.

23.02.12 awesome wrk

19.02.12 Hi Chris & Corinne I've just found your website and made a donation. Fantastic feat and very interesting to see the photos. Have you still got your place in Normandy? Very best to you both. Chris Sharp

18.02.12 Hi Chris & Corrine, We met at Kings in 2010. We are pleased to know that your adventure is going well. Good luck from Capel St.Mary,Suffolk,England .

26.01.12 Good luck Chris & Corrine. What a great cause! Have a good trip.


23.01.12 Good luck and well done Chris and Corrine

23.01.12 Good luck with your fundraising! Enjoy your adventure on the way. Good health to you both.

23.01.12 Hi Chris and Corrine. I had no idea you had had such a torrid time of it. I am so glad it all suceeded. Any way we can contact you?? We still have our place in NH.

21.01.12 good luck have a good trip

21.01.12 hope all is well and you are haveing a good time xx

21.01.12 hey guys shelly here eileens daugher amazing job you guys are doing, your always in my thoughts im posting on fb too get my friends to donate also xxx love shelly x


18.12.11 Hi Chris & Corinne, good for you - wishing you all the best for Christmas and the New Year. Hope you have good weather and are able to enjoy the flying too! Lots of love Janet x

05.11.11 Hi Chris & Corrine ! Enjoy the flight ! Will fly the Yak-52 together when you come to Belgium ! ;-)) Cheers, Etienne & Co.

18.10.11 All the best for you guys, good luck with this amazing adventure.

05.10.11 Great cause, best of luck.

05.10.11 Good luck

04.10.11 Glad you are getting back to health Chris.



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