Lyra Can…

My name is Lyra from Cannock and I’m 3, and I love to laugh, sing and play with my big brother, Joseph.

£26875.74
Total raised
54 %
£50,000.00
Target
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66 donations

Recent donations

"Great cause - hope the climb went well! H&S x"
£52.50 from Helaine & Susan
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£20.00 from Chris Allen
"Best of luck Dave! All the training will have paid off - have the best experiance! Love Imogen & James x"
£10.00 from Imogen Clarke
"well done mate! Jade and shaun"
£31.50 from Shaun nixon
"Good luck dave xx Phil and annie"
£21.00 from Ann Meazey
"Good luck Dave! Love from Michael & Sarah xx"
£21.00 from Sarah Young
"Good luck Dave, well done with all the training!!"
£10.00 from Jo Brakenbury
"Great cause. Good luck."
£31.50 from Maureen Machin
"Superb endeavour to raise funds for lovely Lyra - our amazing grand niece. Mount Kilimanjaro - here he comes! Best wishes Family Rech (Meg, Falko, Matthew, Alastair & Jonathan)"
£50.00 from Magdalene Rech
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£10.50 from Julian Knaggs
"Best of luck to you in this mountainous task! Iain & Nicky"
£31.50 from Iain Wylie
"Thank you so much for this wonderful fundraiser you are doing for our beautiful Lyra. Cathy and John (Lyras granny and grandad)"
£31.50 from Cathy Heggie
"Brilliant x"
£21.00 from Nina Maria Bushell
"All the Best mate,you'll smash it,just keep away from the local dogs, Proud of you mate.xxxx"
£50.00 from Keith Rix
"Fantastic effort Dave for a truly great cause xx"
£52.50 from Rebecca Roebuck
"Good luck mate, hope it goes well"
£50.00 from John Stenton
"Go for it mate"
£31.50 from Danny Hoy
"Top bloke Dave!"
£21.00 from Ian Bushell
"Great work, work Dave. Best of luck mate!"
£31.50 from Jake Bushell
"Good Luck David"
£21.00 from Rose Wood
"Great work Dave, hope the rest of training goes well and look forward to following your journey."
£20.00 from Lyn Greiller
"Good luck Dave, you are an inspiration! We'll have a celebratory drink when you get back. Stay safe. Sarah & Gary xx"
£31.50 from Sarah Ambrose
"Good luck Dave love Lorraine and gang x"
£10.00 from Lorraine Nunn
"Good luck Dave you will smash it. Amazing cause... just think at least it isn’t Shabam !!!"
£52.50 from Claire Youngs
"Good luck Dave, well done for supporting this cause. Love Natascha, Steve and kids xxxxx"
£63.00 from Natascha Housen
"Good luck Dave xx"
£10.50 from Kaylee Langdon
"Well done to my step dad who has a heart of gold. Proud of you, fantastic role model to your grandchildren. Love Tanya and Michael xx"
£20.00 from Tanya Owens
"Very proud off u Dave smash it mate I know u will Callen and livvy xxx"
£50.00 from Callen Owens
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£21.00 from Alex Maran
"Brilliant luck with this David x"
£52.50 from Gabrielle Mendham Ecoglass Ltd
"Great effort Dave, enjoy climbing Kilimanjaro."
£60.00 from Angie and Phil
"Good luck son, lots of love mum xx"
£20.00 from Mum
"Good luck to my baby brother. Well done and don’t forget the fridge magnet 😂😂"
£50.00 from Jacqui
"Good cause well done mate."
£20.00 from Daniel Langdon
"A great cause Dave and good on you, need more people like you on this planet.."
£52.50 from Peter & Suchanya Owens
"Well done for doing this. My nephew has a mild case of cerebral palsy xxx"
£21.00 from Emma Johnston
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£20.00 from Lydia Maran
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£31.50 from Joe Williamson
"Come on David you can do it! Good luck mate."
£31.50 from Jamie Mendham
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£21.00 from Anna Mendham
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£31.50 from Anonymous

My name is Lyra from Cannock and I’m 3, and I love to laugh, sing and play with my big brother, Joseph.

When I was little Mummy and Daddy noticed I wasn’t doing things I should. We’ve seen lots of doctors who say I have Global Developmental Delay and other issues with how my brain works. I am still having lots of tests.

I had to work really hard to learn to walk and I still can’t say much more than ‘Mummy’ or ‘Daddy’. I have muscle spasms which mean my body can’t move and locks up and I struggle to chew my food. I do lots of physio to help me improve how I get around and I’m working hard to learn how to tell people what I want.

Mummy has taken me to Slovakia three times now for treatments which help children with neurological problems. I might have to go again! It’s hard work because I do about 5 hour’s physio a day and I miss my Daddy and Brother.

The money we’ve raised has really helped me progress, but we need to keep going to pay for other things that can help me do everything a three year old should.

Mummy and Daddy are planning lots of events and you can find them on my Facebook page ‘Lyra Can’…