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60-mile fundraiser for Preston teen’s power pack for wheelchair

Posted on - 28th May, 2021 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston News, Proud Preston
Alice with her mum Lindsay dressed as a dinosaur whilst doing their 60-miles.
Alice with her mum Lindsay dressed as a dinosaur whilst doing their 60-miles.

A Preston mum has started a fundraiser to buy a power pack for her daughter’s wheelchair.

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Lindsay Rambridge has set up a Cash for Kids page to raise £800 for her daughter Alice where she will be completing 60-miles on roller skates whilst dressed as a dinosaur.

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Alice has a rare chromosome disorder 1q21.1 micro duplication, agenesis of the corpus callosum, epilepsy, learning disability and low muscle tone.

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She is in need of an electric wheel chair due to being 16-years-old and her mum Lindsey finding it more difficult to push her in a regular wheelchair.

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Lindsay said: “We are raising funds for a power pack for Alice’s wheelchair.

“A power pack would mean I can take her on longer trips out etc. Myself and one of her PAs Isobel are currently doing 60 miles to raise the cash, on roller skates, dressed as a dinosaur or Alice does some on her trike!

“Normally this is on part of the guild wheel but we did some in Fleetwood last weekend.”

Lindsay and her daughter Alice.
Lindsay and her daughter Alice.

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Alice’s page is called smiling Alice’s appeal and they have fundraised for some needed items in the past with the support of Cash for Kids.

You are able to donate to the cause here.

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