Ciaran's Standing Wheelchair Fund!

£970 of £20,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 39 months


Hi there! I’m Ciaran. That’s me in the picture. I live in Leeds, England and have a condition known as Cerebral Palsy. It’s a disability that’s different for everyone who has it, and for me it means my mobility is severely limited. 

 

Standing and walking are impossible for me, and I have to use a wheelchair to maintain some level of comfort and independence. As a result, I literally spend all day every day in a sitting position.

 

I’m hoping to raise enough money for a standing wheelchair like the one in the video above. A wheelchair like this would give me the freedom to move around and stand up on my own at the touch of a button. 

 

The health benefits of standing regularly - such as improved blood circulation and reduced risk of pressure sores - are invaluable to me. Standing also has numerous practical and psychological advantages, and the ability to do it by myself would have a hugely positive impact on my quality of life. 


Specialist equipment is harder to secure into adulthood, so I’m turning to gofundme and the power of the internet for help.

 

I'll be reaching out to charities and other funding sources during my campaign, and posting updates along the way.

 

Please support me if you can, and share my story with as many people as possible.

Thank you.

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£970 of £20,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 39 months
Created November 30, 2014
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SL
£10
sue lacey
23 months ago

Hi Ciaran, just come across your story on the internet and can see how much this would help you, you are a very handsome young man and hope you fulfill your dream. I am originally from Leeds so hope that any local charities may help you, thanks and take care, Sue

£40
Anonymous
30 months ago
HM
£10
Harsheda Mistry
35 months ago

Wishing you the very best of luck, hopefully you wish reach your target soon, Hx

MA
£100
Margaret Anderson
38 months ago

Ciaran - God Bless always love Auntie Maggie, Uncle Colin Siobhan and Matt. Thought of often - come visit. xx

MG
£200
martin gilligan
38 months ago

Good luck Ciaran. Happy Christmas to all, wishing you all the best in 2015

CG
£101
Clare GilligAn
38 months ago

Go Ciaran xx

AF
£100
Alec Fernandez
39 months ago

This WILL happen!

EA
£10
Eve Alcock
39 months ago

Good luck!

LY
£50
Lauren York
39 months ago

I really hope you get your new wheels soon! Good luck, Lauren

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