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Total raised so far

128%

£1,930.00 of £1,500 target +£311.25 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

13 hours ago

Jenny Tsang

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck!

2 days ago

David Stelling

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

We'll all behind you

3 days ago

Sing 4 You Choir Members

£30.00

Donations from fellow choir members. Thank you so much ladies! You rock!

3 days ago

The Garnetts

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck ladies x

4 days ago

Audley Travel

£200.00

Wishing you the best of luck, have a great adventure raising money for a fantastic cause

4 days ago

Carolyn

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Thanks for what you're doing.

5 days ago

Anonymous

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

You're amazing!well done girls

5 days ago

Cherry

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Good luck! Thank you for raising awareness!

5 days ago

Tracey Keilty

£15.00

+ £3.75 Gift Aid

Good luck girls thank you my daughter n law has this and her mum.

5 days ago

Krish and Ursha

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Awesome job ladies. Amazing what you are doing for a great cause 😁. Krish and Ursha xxx

The Butterfly Babes

Event dates: 4th July 2024 – 8th July 2024

The Butterfly Babes are raising money for DEBRA


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Our story

We are embarking on a really fun car rally across Europe in order to raise money for Debra.  We will be driving through 6 countries in 3 days and taking part in challenges and treasure hunts.  Rachel Tredwell, a travel consultant, is mother to Simon who was born with Epidermylosis Bullosa, Janet is a fellow travel consultant who was a former paediatric dietician and worked with children with EB and Carla is a very close friend to the Tredwell clan.

In 2003, Rachel's world turned upside down with the arrival of a 3rd son, Simon.  It had been a straight-forward home birth and all appeared normal.  Sadly, 3 days later, Simon started breaking out in blisters all over his tiny body.  After 3 days in hospital and none of the medical team being able to diagnose  the problem, Great Ormond St were called in.  They came down to Surrey and performed a biopsy.  3 weeks later, the Tredwell family were given the awful news that Simon had Epidermylosis Bullosa (EB for short).  It is an incredibly rare condition that very few people have heard of.  His care used to take 4 hours a day to burst his blisters.  He suffered a great deal of pain, but was incredibly lucky to have one of the less serious types of EB.  There are 3 main types - the first type is usually fatal within the first year of life, the second type gives a vastly reduced life-span and Simon's type has a normal life-span.  All are very painful.

Debra is the charity that helps to look after the families and children living with EB.  They do a wonderful job of fundraising to carry out research and offer much needed support and specialist services to these families.  Please give generously.


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The Butterfly Babes are fundraising for

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