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George with Marc

Sixteen year old George suffers from cerebral palsy and is therefore confined to his wheelchair. Due to the severity of his condition he is partially sighted and cannot speak, not only this, but he is also unable to push his own chair or manipulate an electric chair. We were approached about fundraising to source George a new battery pack, which would allow him to self control his wheelchair with a remote for up to 10 miles.

Marc and John paid the family a visit and surprised them with a brand new battery pack for his chair, which has given George the mobility he wished for.

Ex-Paralympian John Harris, who has been confined to a wheelchair for 50 years, was especially touched by George’s plight “It’s unfortunate that people like George find themselves having to pay so much for their mobility so it was a pleasure finally seeing him being able to move around unassisted”