CELEBRATE Mae’s 3rd SDR Anniversary with us!

This Saturday, 28th January 2017, marks the third anniversary of Mae’s SDR surgery – where has the time gone?!

We always celebrate Mae’s surgery day as a marker of the huge milestone it was in offering her a door to independence. We have seen her show true grit since her surgery, and a consistent detrmination to develop strength and walking skills. We are now resuming our fundraising to support Mae’s intensive therapy courses, required to keep her mobile and build her strength.

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At present we are seeing the true value of consistency with Mae’s therapy. Unfortunately Mae broke her arm before Christmas and, due to the weight of her pot and not being able to weight-bear on it, she has been unable to use her walker, or attend her therapy. She has just returned to school today, after 7 weeks away, and we will be resuming her therapy sessions to get her up and about. She has been quite frustrated to be immobile, and have to rely on using her wheelchair each day, and is looking forward to her normal routine.

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We are holding our hand-made king-size quilt grand draw on Saturday at 5pm, in Cantley, and coupling this with an Open House (from 10am to 5pm) where Phoenix Trading greeting cards and stationery can also be bought in aid of Hope4Mae. All are welcome – please contact Amy on 07572 878 679 or Sarah on 07587 245 658 for details of the event or to buy raffle tickets.

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We hope you can join us celebrate Mae’s progress!

News and events this week

Thank you so much to everyone who is still with us on this journey! We are almost half-way to our target on Mae’s Just Giving page, and we will have more donations to add from sponsored events, so we are happy to be on track to achive our £70k goal by Christmas!

Our Variety Night organisation is going well and we only have a few places left for the evening. Please contact Amy on 07572 878 679 to book your place.

We also have raffle tickets left for Mae’s Mega Draw which will be drawn on the night. Please contact Amy on 07572 878 679 or Sarah on 07587 245 658 to purchase yours.

mega draw

You can also support Hope4Mae when purchasing your Christmas cards! Buy Phoenix Trading cards or stationery at www.sarahcards.co.uk and a third of profits from sales will be donated to Mae’s fund. Please quote ‘Mae’ at checkout if ordering online. If you are local to Cantley you can email Sarah for a free brochure at sarahcards@sky.com and take advantage of free delivery too.

This Saturday a bunch of CRAZY volunteers will be completing Tough Mudder in aid of Mae. You can sponsor them on their Just Giving page and learn more about their challenge! We wish them luck and send huge thanks for their support!