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Jim Phelan

The TWAC 2019 Solo Atlantic Row

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I am attempting to row 3,000 miles solo across the Atlantic Ocean to support Team Felix, which is a partner fund of Duchenne UK. I have seen first-hand the devastation this condition causes to the kids and their families who suffer with Duchenne, with a personal friend’s son Felix being diagnosed in 2013.[/p][p]I have also seen first-hand the incredible strength, courage and determination that these kids and their families show in the face of a currently incurable disease.[/p][p]I believe there are tipping points with many things in life, be it the success of a business, attitudes in society, and I think the same can be said for a cause like this. [/p][p]With the right backing comes the opportunity to find a cure for Duchenne, and the tipping point could be just around the corner. Please help us find a cure and to [b]END DUCHENNE[/b].[/p][p]Two families a week in the UK are told that their child has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a devastating muscle wasting disease that mainly affects boys.[/p][p]DMD is a desperately cruel disease. It's the most common genetic killer of children worldwide. Children will be totally paralysed by their teens and many won't live beyond their 20s. [/p][p]There is no treatment or cure. But thanks to recent breakthroughs, and with your help, we believe we can save them.[/p][p]Duchenne UK are an ambitious and highly focused charity, investing millions of pounds in research right now to bring treatments and a cure and to help this generation.[/p][p]Please help us to END DUCHENNE.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

12 Dec 2019

Supporters

Feb 19, 2020

Joanna Adamson

OMG Jim that's an AMAZING achievement and for such a worthy cause. A bloody BIG well done to you!!! hope you enjoy the well deserved rest and recovery. Jo xxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 18, 2020

Kathy Finn

Well done Jim, we are all extremely proud of your achievement. Now its time for a jolly good rest. Kathy, James, Martin, John Finn

Feb 18, 2020

Gene Clements

Well done Jim amazing achievement 🌟

Feb 17, 2020

Ann Hartigan

Remarkable achievement! Congratulations from Ann, Mark, Ben, Louis & Tom Hartigan

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2020

Anonymous

Total admiration Jim .

£50.00

Feb 16, 2020

Mo and Mike Gordon

Well done Jim, this donation couldn't go to a more deserving charity.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2020

Bernie ONeal

What a fantastic achievement-well done! A great charity too-I have looked after a number of boys and young Men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy! X

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2020

Howley gang

Fantastic strength and determination Jim! You are truly Amazing!! Much live Jamie, Evey, Jonah Flynn and Abe xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 15, 2020

Claire OB

Wow - you are a nutter but I salute you!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 15, 2020

Paddy Coyne

Congrats Jim, Unreal achievement. Great ambassador for Duchenne.

£100.00