Team George - Coming to America
Welcome to the official gofundme page for Team George. If you are donating for a specific fund raiser/event please add the reference,
which you will find below, in your donation comments to show your appreciation for the efforts involved. If you are just touched by George's condition and feeling generous then just hit donate now!!
We have amazingly reached our initial goal of £15,000 in just 3 months, due to the support and dedication of so many. However this is potentially just the tip of the iceberg in terms of medical costs should the US consultants feel they can assist George in his quest for answers, so please do continue to support Team George as we strive for answers to his condition.
Imagine a world where taking a bath results in horrific pain, where you have no taste as you are fed through a tube directly to your heart and where you spend most of your waking hours nervous that you will gain a terrifying infection that could result in yet another prolonged hospital stay.
Imagine for one second that you were 4 year old George Johnson, where this is a daily reality.
George Bertie Johnson is 4 year old super star who has a very rare motility condition. This means that he can't eat or drink and is currently fed directly through his heart. Even though George suffers from constant pain every day, he is always smiling. Team George has been created so that YOU can be a part of the team which is fighting to get George better. George has spent the majority of his life in hospital where specialists at GOSH have been working tirelessly to get him better. Despite this the GOSH team have made little progress and so George's next line of hope lies with a team of consultants in America. Which is why we need to raise more cash!
Click here to watch the ITV News report on George, first shown on 18/11/13.
This charity has been set up with an aim to help further George's diagnosis and support his treatment with the ultimate goal of getting George better! We also want to raise awareness, information and support for other children with motility conditions like George. For further information, please view the website and facebook page and please spread the word about TEAM GEORGE!
Future Fund Raising Events
Do you have a fund raising idea for Team George, please let us know and we will feature you on this page.
16th March - Team George zumba event
23rd March - Liverpool Half Marathon
Multiple runners for Team George
Emma & Georgia Moss
Phil Burton & Leanne Male
9th February - Stadium of Light Charity Football match & Gala Dinner
Matty Bowman - YNWA Tattoo - 27/01/14
Die hard Evertonian Matty had 'You'll never walk alone' etched onto his back on his birthday all for George!
James, Suzie & Jenson Cooper - Dubai 10km - 24/01/14
This family who have been touched by George's condition ran the 10km race in some pretty unusual attire!
George is mascot Old Trafford - 22/01/14Once again George proves to the be the Black Cats lucky mascot as they claim their spot at Wembley!
Greenleas JFC - Charity Football Match - 28/12/13
George and the boys showing off their skills on a cold winters morning.
George is Mascot at Goodison Park - 26/12/13An amazing day with George being half blue & half red and white!
Sunderland Care & Support - 9/12/14
Good luck, I'm sure you will reach your target and get this gorgeous boy the support and help he needs....Sending love xx
your story has reached the USA Yahoo page, expect some aid from the States. http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/soccer-dirty-tackle/everton-fan-gets-ll-never-walk-alone-tattoo-141517115--sow.html
hi Does George have a diagnosis? If he doesn't have one , our charity will be able to help for more info please visit our website www.babyjamesstarlighttrust.co.uk