A Snailwell family’s pledge to raise £70,000 to pay for life-changing surgery for their son, has already touched the hearts of Journal readers.
Last month the Journal reported how James and Lorna Brokenshire-Dyke are planning to run this year’s London Marathon tied together as part of their fundraising campaign to take one-year-old Seb, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy(CP) Spastic Diplegia when he was 15 months old to the St Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri, USA, the world leading centre for the surgery he needs. Journal reader Anne Collins said: “ Seb’s need for treatment for his cerebral palsy, which featured on the front page of the Journal tugged at the heart strings of the Ashley Fundraisers. We are planning a jumble,tabletop,car boot and book sale, plus selling Ashley’s famous cakes to raise funds for him on Saturday March 14 at 2pm in the village hall.”
And Newmarket Cycling and Triathlon Club members held a raffle and auction at their wards evening and raised £242 The club have also donated their London Marathon spot in support of the campaign.