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Nicola Brooks

Reuben is running 10k

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]As Head Boy of his primary school, Reuben has decided that before he leaves for secondary school, he would like to raise money for a charity by running 20 times around his school field. This equates to just over 10K.[/p][p]Reuben will not run the whole 20 laps in one go. He has given himself 10 school days and will run in his break time, lunch and before or after school to get the laps done. He will start his run on Monday 8th and finish by Friday 19th July.[/p][p]Reuben has chosen the charity Naitbabies. This is because his sister was diagnosed with Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (NAIT) shortly after she was born in 2012. Fortunately she was strong and following a blood platelets transfusion at three days old (picture below) she fully recovered and has no lasting health effect. Other babies are not so fortunate and Reuben has decided to raise money for Naitbabies as they support families, research and treatment.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Naitbabies [/p][p]are a small Charitable Incorporated Organisation run by families affected by the platelet disorder FNAIT – Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia; a life threatening bleeding disorder that results from an incompatibility between parents for platelet-specific antigens. This mismatch may cause the maternal immune response to produce antibodies against her baby’s platelet antigens that are inherited from the father and absent in the mother. [/p][p]For further information about the charity please visit www.naitbabies.org[/p][p][br][/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

19 Jul 2019

Charity

Supporters

Jul 24, 2019

Ruth ie

Inspirational running and fundraising deserves as much as we can give x

£16.00 plus £4.00 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2019

Mike Hopkins

Congratulations, Reuben; truly inspirational, you must be so proud!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 19, 2019

Alison

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 19, 2019

Tim & Jenni Hopkin

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 19, 2019

Uncle Jon

Jul 18, 2019

Ann Tarry

Well done

£10.00

Jul 18, 2019

Suzy Drewett

Well done Reuben. What a fantastic thing to do!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 16, 2019

Terry

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 16, 2019

Anonymous

Well done, Reuben. What a great idea and lovely thing to do!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 12, 2019

Stu and Linda

Well done superstar!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid