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Rebecca Hams is raising money for Invest In Me Research

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Event dates: 8th May 2013 – 18th May 2013

Total raised so far

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£0 of £100 target by 31 supporters

+£44.75 Gift Aid

+£0 Offline donations

My story

For every £2 donated you'll be entered into my prize draw once for a chance to win a Lush gift box (https://www.lush.co.uk/product/325/Ray-of-Sunshine-Gift) or an Amazon/iTunes £15 gift voucher.

For donations less than £5 you can donate via this link http://ldifme.org/donate/ (just let me know the amount you donated so I can enter you!).

Entries for this prize draw will close 18th May.

So.. where to start?! If you probably know me well enough then you'll know I've suffered with M.E. since I was around 11, over 12 years ago. Nobody knows for sure what made me ill but we've always questioned whether it was triggered by a vaccine I had when I was in year six, not long before I started feeling unwell.

M.E. has basically destroyed my life, I had to leave school when I was 13 and I didn't get any qualifications, I have been bedbound and housebound for the majority of my illness, and on days when I'm remotely well enough to leave the house I'd have to use a wheelchair, but that has become even less in the past year as I have been too ill to do even simple daily tasks, or have the strength/energy to sit up. I suffer with severe dizziness and palpitations that even sitting up is like running a marathon, the exhaustion is so overwhelming that I often don't have the energy to even speak or eat. There are many, many other symptoms including nausea, headaches, weakness, severe pain, stomach problems, sensitivity to light and sound, and many more!

Here in the UK there is no funding from the government into biomedical research into this seriously disabling disease, even though so many people suffer with it. A lot of people are hidden too because they are so ill they cannot leave their beds let alone homes. Invest in M.E. are raising funds for the first biomedical research centre to open here in the UK, and so that's why I've made this page if any of my friends/family would like to donate anything from £5 upwards (the website only allows £5 minimum). Your donation would truly mean so much to me and many other sufferers, giving us hope that one day a cause and maybe even a cure can be found for such a cruel and misunderstood illness. This illness can strike at anytime and it can attack anyone, and we desperately NEED biomedical research to happen. Thank you so much :) Bex x


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Rebecca Hams is fundraising for

Invest In Me Research

Charity number: 1153730

Recent donations

6 years ago

Clare IJ

£10.00

6 years ago

Emma M

love you Bex

£5.00

6 years ago

Karen Ellis

Thanks Becca for doing this, well done :)

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

6 years ago

Ben Dixon

Thank you for helping others.

£25.00

6 years ago

Alex Bliss

Best wishes x

£10.00

6 years ago

Nana Hams

£10.00

6 years ago

Emma

Love you Bec

£5.00

6 years ago

Matthew Eccleston

:-)

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

6 years ago

Laura Dunks

Well done lovely!

£6.00 + £1.50 Gift Aid

6 years ago

Ali

<3

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

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