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Lee Holloway

The Theo Fund

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]LATEST EVENT: 3 Mountains in 3 Years - before his tenth birthday...[/b][/p][p]In 2017, aged 7, Theo decided it would be a good idea to tackle the UK's largest mountains before his tenth birthday as his next step for supporting the charities that helped him and his mum and dad in his earlier years during his series of open heart surgeries and VP shunt related procedures. He also wanted to show that it was possible to recover from these types of procedure and live a happy, active life.[/p][p]On August 11th 2018, Theo climbed 1085 metres to the summit of Mount Snowdon in a round trip covering approx 10 miles. And in August of 2019, he climbed a further 978m to the summit of Scafell Pike, a shorter distance but a much more demanding climb. He has his sights on Ben Nevis in 2020, which he hopes to complete whilst still just 9 years old. [/p][p]In addition to the actual climbs, Theo has regularly taken multiple training walks during the months ahead of a summit attempt, putting two pairs of walking boots through their paces so far. [/p][p]Please show your support with a small donation to the Theo Fund - very much appreciated. [/p][p][b]Read Theo's Story...[/b][/p][p]Now happy, healthy and full of life, Theo was born with several complex heart defects that required a series of operations within his first few years and a secondary procedure to alleviate a brain haemorrhage he suffered during the first operation. [/p][p]Theo had a tough time but remained spirited throughout and has grown into an appreciative and thoughtful young man. He has not let being on the cover of ECHO's "Eddie Echo" book go to his head and still talks to his parents :-)[/p][p]Theo also met many other children, some on much tougher journeys than his. Theo's and his family's long term goal with the Theo Fund is to contribute to the support organisations that help all those affected with similar scenarios so they can continue their great work.[/p][p]Since 2010 Theo, his family and their friends and work colleagues have all played a part in getting the project going - big brother Jack's walked 100 miles over 4 days, mum Elissa took the plunge on her first ever cross country running race and there's been huge involvement and support from many others. [/p][p]We thank you for your continued support - Theo, his parents Lee and Elissa and his brother Jack.[/p][p][br][/p][p][img]http://www.fpl.uk.com/uploads/1/3/8/8/13885610/5343196_orig.png" alt="" width="480" height="362[/img][/p]
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Supporters

Sep 7, 2019

The Bradshaws

Well done Theo on climbing Scafell Pike with your usual smile and amazing determination. What a fantastic achievement!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Mike and Sue x x x

A bit late with our contribution, but well done Theo on conquering Scafell. Ben nevis next !!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 25, 2019

Caroline Warner

Good luck today you Holloway’s!!! Will be thinking of you today! Love the Warner’s xxxx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Nov 27, 2018

Mary Welby

Well done Theo, keep up the good work and all the best for the future

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 14, 2018

Anonymous

Aug 30, 2018

Sarah S

So impressive, well done!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 20, 2018

Anonymous

well done Leo fantastic achievement

Aug 18, 2018

Anonymous

Best brother ever.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 17, 2018

Dorothy and Dianne

Thank you to our lovely friends from Slimming World.

£30.00

Aug 17, 2018

Leighton

Well done Theo!