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Eileen Allcock

30 mile open canoe paddle

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I am a 78 year old greatgrandmother who has been suffering both polymialgia and giant cell disease that have been debilitating and potentially life changing, with a sudden risk of loss of sight. These symptoms are little known by the public and poorly understood in medicine. [/p][p]This disease causes severe pain, paralyzing headaches and discomfort, if undiagnosed and untreated, GCA can lead to catastrophic sight loss, but this can easily be prevented if caught in time. PMR causes the sudden onset of severe and often incapaciting stiffness.[/p][p][br][/p][p]I want to raise awareness and money for this cause by doing a 30 mile open canoe paddle from Birmingham to Worcester over three days. This will be along Birmingham-Worcester canal with challenges of 5 long tunnels and 57 locks. This has taken weeks to prepare and I'm very excited.[/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

07 May 2019

Charity

Supporters

Jul 15, 2019

Karen

£6.00

Jul 14, 2019

Betty Spacey

£5.00

Jun 5, 2019

Mary Giles

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 2, 2019

Anonymous

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 19, 2019

Ann&Norman

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 17, 2019

Cynthia

£4.00 plus £1.00 Gift Aid

May 16, 2019

Farah

Well done to you both :) what a lifetime achievement!!

£10.00

May 16, 2019

Janet Luke

Well done Eileen. Excellent achievement.

£20.00

May 16, 2019

Rowena

Well done Eileen. From another sufferer of PMR/GCA.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 16, 2019

Barbara Isaacs

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid