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Emma Wilkinson

Joy for Joel's fundraising page

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][br][/p][p]Hi, thanks for visiting my page. Joel is now 8 years old, a cheeky, loveable little boy. Trying to enjoy life but now very aware that he is poorly. Just before his 3rd birthday Joel was diagnosed with Duchennes muscular dystrophy. Words cannot describe how devastated we are that our beautiful son has this incurable/ terminal disease. The only hope for Joel and the hundreds of boys that have Duchennes is that researchers have a breakthrough in time. Things have moved on massively this last year and researchers have made promising advances but we are still years away from anything that will help. Joel is now following a predetermined path, his muscles in his legs will waste first and he will need a wheel chair by adolescence and then other muscles will waste thereafter. Eventually his heart and lungs will fail and we will lose our Joel cutting his life way to short. We have decided to fundraise as we want to raise funds for Joel so that we can get the equipment he'll require make adaptations to our home so that Joel can live as mobile and as independently as possible for as long as he can. We also want to contribute to the research of Duchennes and raise awareness, we would also like to give Joel and us some memories along the way and bring a little Joy for Joel. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me for events we will be having for Joel (check back for details) or you can make donations. They will be quickly processed and passed to Life for a kid for Joel. 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. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donation[/p][p] [/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

30 Nov 2020


Jun 6, 2020

The Hirst's xxx

Thanks for the lockdown quizzes! Keep going, you are all doing amazing during this difficult time!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2020



Apr 21, 2020

Jason Sims

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2020

Sharpe Miller Electrical

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Mar 27, 2020

DD lou

Great quiz tonight Chris

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 30, 2019

Ruth Mitchell

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 27, 2019

Steve Wynne

Donation For Joel.

£35.00 plus £8.75 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019

Stuart and Denise Graham


Sep 25, 2019

Bryan and Ann Carter


Sep 25, 2019

David and Victoria Carter

Well Done RUN DMD teams