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Team Lock's fundraising page

3 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]Following a successful debut at the Olympic Park last year, Parallel London is back and so are we! Aiming to beat her personal best from 2016, Monique is putting her all into self-propelling 10k, and this time it's a family affair as all three of us are aiming to raise as much money as we can for Unique, a charity supporting people with rare chromosome disorders and their families.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]Unique came into our lives at a really pivotal moment. As a teenager following a fairly routine doctors appointment, Monique was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder, called [span=text-decoration: underline;]2q37 deletion[/span].[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]Unique was there to support us through this bombshell, and after going to a conference hosted by the charity, where we were able to meet other families going through the same thing.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]We were filled with relief that we were not alone, that this diagnosis did not define Monique, but we had some more answers about the challenges she might face and now knew that there was guidance and support out there to help us along the way. [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]We are not the only ones who need the support: each year many hundreds of babies are born with these disorders which are caused by them having parts of one or more of their chromosomes missing, added on or rearranged. As many as one in 200 babies is affected. They are often severely disabled, unable to walk or talk and this can put lots of stress and strain on their families, and doctors often have very little knowledge about them, leaving parents feeling isolated and confused. [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="text-align: center; margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;"[gt][span=color: #0000ff;]"Imagine having a baby, realising something is wrong and receiving a diagnosis, only to be told by the doctors that they don’t know what the future holds and can’t answer your many questions. That’s where Unique comes in."[/span][/p] [lt]p style="text-align: center; margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;"[gt][span=color: #0000ff;] - extract from Unique's website[i] [/i][/span][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt][i][span=color: #0000ff;]www.rarechromo.org[/span][/i][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]Unique is able to listen to their parents & carers, answer their questions and give them the help they need.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt]New technology being rolled out across the NHS means lots more chromosome disorders are being discovered all the time, and this means more families are coming to Unique for support, putting pressure on their services. That's why we have chosen to fundraise for Unique this year - we need to ensure that as many families as possible benefit from the support, comfort and guidance that this fantastic small charity is able to provide. [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545;"[gt][b]Thank you for visiting our page and we hope you will donate: even a small amount will make a huge difference![/b][/p]

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Sep 10, 2017

Team Lock

Thank you Unique for the amazing work that you do and for all the support you give to all the families. We really enjoyed raising much needed money for such a worthy charity. Thanks to all our supporting donors again. Team Lock xxx

£100.00

Sep 3, 2017

Jess Davies

£15.00

Sep 3, 2017

Vanessa Hook

Brilliant effort!! Keep up the good work!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 2, 2017

Anonymous

Good luck for tomorrow

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 2, 2017

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 31, 2017

Jason Wilsher-Mills

Hi Monique - hope this helps you reach your target. Good luck! Love best wishes Jason

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2017

Arth

£30.00

Aug 30, 2017

Matt Roberts

Good luck!!

£10.00

Aug 30, 2017

Anna

You are all amazing!! All the best, I'm sure you will all smash it!!!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2017

Jess Mike Caitlin and Polly

Best of luck girls! You can do it!

£20.00

Rhiannon Lock

Rhiannon Lock

Andrea Lock

Andrea Lock

Monique Lock

Monique Lock