Our Super Sidney

Just4Children are wanting to raise monies for Sidney to help fund private therapies and equipment including PT, OT, SALT, Hydrotherapy and Intensive Neuro Rehabilitation programmes.

£14451.65
Total raised
72.26%
£20,000.00
Target
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241 donations

Recent donations

"Well done, Pat! "
£30.00 from Mary
"Best wishes for Sidney and family x"
£50.00 from Evelyn Richardson
"For your walk and Sidney xx"
£20.00 from Lynn Chapman
"For your Grandson. Xx"
£3.00 from May
"Well done Grandma!! This is for Sidney xx"
£20.00 from Angela and Leslie
"Well done Pat. Hope you have got a good result. Best Wished to you and the family"
£30.00 from Ivy Price
"We hope the walk went well for such a good cause. Our thoughts are with you. Xx"
£20.00 from Jane Burchett
"Well done Pat. This is for Sidney"
£10.00 from Cliff and Wendy
"Go Pat! We do hope that you managed the walk. Well done"
£30.00 from Anonymous
"Well done Pat. All for a tremendous cause!! Brenda and family"
£40.00 from Brenda
"Well Done Pat, best Granma Ever!!! Now wrap up and rest xxx "
£10.00 from Lisa and David Utton
"Well done Pat you are amazingly and you totally smashed it! 😁 xx"
£HIDDEN from Anonymous
"Great cause and achievement! xx"
£10.00 from Alice Vowles
"Well done Pat for completing your challenge. The money you have raised will help your special little grandson "
£20.00 from Caroline Vowles
"Well done Grandma. You must be exhausted!"
£30.00 from Pat and Peter
"You are doing a great job Pat. "
£10.00 from Helen and Bob
"An amazing cause for wonderful little Sidney. Good luck Pat x"
£100.00 from John Milburn
"Good luck!!! Make sure you pack your waterproof!! Lots of love Dominique x"
£20.00 from Dominique Ryan
"Best of luck Pat. Chris"
£10.00 from Chris Howe
"Good luck Pat and keep going x"
£50.00 from Colin and Audrey
"Well done! What an amazing Grandmother!"
£HIDDEN from Sophie Scarlett
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£20.00 from Paul Sheldon
"Go Grandma!"
£10.00 from Nina
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£5.00 from Amy W
"Good luck! "
£20.00 from Gemma Williams
"Good luck!"
£10.00 from Laura Hudson
"Good luck Pat especially with the weather! "
£20.00 from Ros and Chris xx
"Go Aunty Pat!! X"
£20.00 from Hannah Bintcliffe
"all the best Pat"
£20.00 from Val Rimington
"£70 for 70km! What would we do without our boys Nannies. They love our children just as much as we do and keep us sane! Good luck. I hope the sun shines for you. Love Alice, Chris, Thomas and Charlie "
£70.00 from Alice
"Well done Pat Bless Sidney"
£10.00 from Brenda
"Good Luck Pat xxx"
£50.00 from The Holden’s
"Best of luck Pat. Xx"
£10.00 from Jenny Emery
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£30.00 from Ron lewis
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£HIDDEN from Anonymous
"Good luck but I know you can do this walk easily. "
£50.00 from Jo Bintcliffe
"Those boots were made for walking! Good luck Pat, you can do it. Mary x"
£30.00 from Mary Purves
"Don’t break a leg!! "
£70.00 from George
"Well done and best of luck reaching your target for this special cause for beautiful Sidney xxx "
£20.00 from Caitriona Naughton
"Good luck mum! Xxx "
£100.00 from E
"Well done Pat , keep them legs moving "
£HIDDEN from Frank
"Hope you get more than your wishing for! Family is always a good cause! "
£30.00 from Anonymous
"Good luck !!!! "
£20.00 from Sarah gibbons
"What do you mean 'weather permitting'?! What you need is a poncho! Well done Pat, you're a star 🌟 "
£30.00 from Julie Ruiz
"Wishing you all the best for your walks, hope the weather holds out too 😊 Lots of love Courtney & Dan xxx"
£20.00 from Anonymous

Just4Children are wanting to raise monies for Sidney to help fund private therapies and equipment including PT, OT, SALT, Hydrotherapy and Intensive Neuro Rehabilitation programmes.

Meet Sidney aged 21 months from Stroud. Sidney has a twin brother and they both live at home with us, Mummy and Daddy. The boys were born at 27 weeks gestation and were cared for in a Level 3 NICU where the highest level of Neonatal Care was provided.

A few days after they were born, Sidney suffered a bleed on his brain. This can be common amongst premature babies. Bleeds are graded from 1 – 4 with Grade 4 being the most severe. Sidney sustained a Grade 3 bleed on the left hand side of his brain and Grade 4 on the right.

Since then, he has undergone 3 brain surgeries, has been diagnosed with Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, Hearing Loss and Visual Impairment. He is delayed in all areas including, fine and gross motor skills (movement) and cognitive skills (thinking, speech and language).

We will be eternally grateful to the NHS for saving Sidney’s life on more than one occasion but some of the therapies that Sidney needs are just not funded by our healthcare system.

Private physio and occupational therapy, SALT and equipment come at a high cost but are essential in supporting Sidney to reach his full potential. We would love to take Sidney to Canada and America to take part in world leading Intensive Neuro Rehabilitation courses but these cost a lot of money. Your help would be appreciated more than we could ever possibly say.

Sidney shows such promising signs, he LOVES to bear weight through his arms and legs, is learning to roll, enjoys sitting whilst being supported and likes to crawl across his playmate with the help of Mummy moving his arms.

Thank you for taking the time to read Sidney’s story.

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