Victor Halls - 3Peaks challenge

My Name is Tony Howell, I am collecting funds for an old friend Victor Halls

Myself and a group of 45 others are taking on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge on 6th October 2017.

We are looking to raise 4.5 - 5 k to support Victor in a new stem cell treatment to stop, slow down or even cure his MS.

Please do read on for Victor's story.

My name is Victor Halls, In 2000, my life changed. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This disease has severely affected my mobility and slowly robbed me of my independence.

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a long-lasting disease that can affect your brain, spinal cord, and the optic nerves in your eyes. It can cause problems with vision, balance, muscle control, and other basic body functions.

I have progressively become worse and ultimately wheelchair bound, unable to walk, work or play with my grandchildren.

I have tried every medicine, experimental treatment and radical treatment available but nothing has been able to slow the progression as I now enter the later stages of the disease.

There is however hope

In a despairing search to find anything to halt this sickness, I came across hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) treatment, which most claim has halted the progression of MS in 80% of people and could reverse disability in 60 to 70per cent of people. It also reportedly has a 1% mortality rate.

This is my only hope

The cost of the treatment is approximately £35,000 - £45,000 depending on the length of hospitalisation required. There is, of course, also the cost of flights and visa, accommodation after treatment and other incidental expenses.

I hope that the treatment will halt my relentless relapses, at the least halt my MS and give me back a much better quality of life.

I would be so grateful for your support and generosity. I cannot do this without your help, which is why I am asking for you to spread the word and please donate whatever you can to help me.

Thank you
  • Tomas Scholes 
    • £15 
    • 58 mos
  • Tomas Scholes 
    • £20 
    • 59 mos
  • Sarah Ahmed 
    • £20 
    • 59 mos
  • Esra Lewis 
    • £95 
    • 59 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 59 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tony Howell 
Braintree, ENG
Victor Halls