Elsie’s Big Stride

Elsie is a 3 year old from Devon. She has Spastic Diplegic Cerbral Palsy and Just4Children want to help her to stay as mobile as possible and to reach her potential through greater independence.

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£7103.88
Total raised
14 %
£50,000.00
Target
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120 donations

Recent donations

"I'm so pumped for you! You can and will definitely do this! Go nail it girl, I'm thinking of you all and sending all good vibes to little Elsie. Run with your heart, I'm so proud of you.❤️Xxx"
£20.00 from Tiffany Gibson
""If Carlsberg did 'Safety Moments'..........""
£100.00 from BB swear jar
"Best of luck Katy. Great cause. Wishing You and Elsie all the very best."
£30.00 from David Tanner
"Do you have Vaseline and a waterproof poncho? Very best of luck from the Radford clan xx"
£30.00 from Meredith Radford
"Go Katy, go! I hope you've downloaded plenty of Metallica/ heavy metal to get you through 6+ months of training :)"
£30.00 from Tom Organ
"I could not imagine a more worthwhile cause. Go girl and good luck!"
£150.00 from Mark Mead
"Good luck with the run Katy. And best wishes to beautiful Elsie xx"
£130.00 from Jill Denyer
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Elsie is a 3 year old from Devon. She has Spastic Diplegic Cerbral Palsy and Just4Children want to help her to stay as mobile as possible and to reach her potential through greater independence.

Our beautiful girl was born 10 weeks prematurely and, after a long hospital stay, our little star came home.

At 11 months old Elsie was diagnosed with Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy. For Elsie this means significantly increased tone in her legs which requires her to have daily physiotherapy, specialist equipment and a range of professionals supporting her.

In October 2017 an NHS Neurosurgeon recommended that Elsie would hugely benefit from a procedure called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR).  Without this and the intense rehabilitation package, the prediction is that Elsie will require a number of invasive surgeries over her lifetime and will experience reducing independence. Unfortunately this surgery is not available on the NHS.

Our wonderful girl brings a smile to everyone she meets. Her determination is inspiring and we desperately want to give her the opportunity she deserves.

Please help us meet the target to help Elsie meet her full potential.

From Team Elsie, thank you so very much in advance.

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