Help get Kale home

**UPDATE: After having the OT team visit Kale's home we now know that it is not possible to make the adaptions needed for Kale to come home and the family will need to move. We now need to raise £150,000 to buy a new house that will better suit Kale's needs** I have set up this Go Fund Me page to support Kale, the son of my dear friend Jane. Kale is facing the battle of a lifetime after he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Until less than 2 months ago he was a regular 14 year old boy, who loves Marvel and Dr Who and whose favourite bands are the 1975 and Royal Blood. Then the most terrifying thing for any 14 year old and his family happened. After being unwell for many weeks over the summer, on the 7th September Kale was finally diagnosed with a brain tumour located on his brain stem. He was immediately admitted to Bristol Children’s Hospital where they began to prepare for surgery to remove it the following week. Unfortunately, before that could take place Kale suffered a bleed on the brain, so he was taken to surgery immediately where they were able to remove all of the tumour. The tumour was tested and thankfully was benign. The bleed had caused some brain damage, but Kale was able to communicate using his eyes  and was having daily therapies to help him recover and day by day he was making progress. That progress sadly came to a halt on the 21st of October, when Kale was back in surgery to have a new drain put in, and he suffered another bleed on the brain that caused him to fit. The future is uncertain for Kale and it is currently unknown how severe the brain damage is and what his recovery prognosis is. What we do know is that this will be a long journey and one that will change Kale and his family’s lives forever. Any money donated on this page will be used in the following ways: -   We now know that it is not possible for Kale to return to the family's current home. The main aim is now to raise £150,000 to buy a house that is better suited to Kale's needs.  -    Any extra therapies / equipment that may benefit Kale  -   If there is any money left over that is not needed then it will be donated to the Grand Appeal for Bristol Children Hospital, who have been providing such fantastic care for Kale.


  • Mel Deakin 
    • £10 
    • 2 d
  • Ajuga Holdings 
    • £500 
    • 9 d
  • Charlotte Hughes  
    • £25 
    • 12 d
  • Cathy & Larry Brede 
    • £39 
    • 13 d
  • Jamie Caldwell 
    • £60 
    • 17 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jennifer James 
Tony Benison 
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