Harry's Leg Brace Fund
Provide leg braces for Harry to correct his alignment so that he can stand up and walk.Auckland
Aged 3 years old, Harry had a Polio Like Illness which caused paralysis in both of his legs. He is currently 13 years of age and he is a full time wheelchair user. We are fundraising towards a unique leg bracing system made of carbon fibre, which will be fitted by an Orthotist called Maraduke Loke who is based in San Diego. The first part of the process is taking place in Auckland, after that Harry will be traveling to San Diego to get fitted with the braces. This unique bracing system will enable Harry to stand and walk in the correct alignment, therefore preventing damage to his lower limbs and spine, importantly reducing the risk of future surgery.
Vicki Randall's involvement (page creator)
I am Harry's Mum, raising funds towards the cost of Carbon Fibre Dynamic Braces, which can only be made in San Diego. This bracing system will help Harry to stand and walk, providing the correct alignment for his feet, legs and spine.
Use of funds
The funds will pay for the cost of the braces and the fitting process.
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Hello to all you lovely and generous people who supported our cause. Exciting news, Harry is playing the character of 'Colin' in the production of The Secret Garden. If you are aware of the character, you'll know he is a wheelchair user. Harry will be playing the part using his wheelchair, and during the garden scene he will be standing up and walking with the assistance of 'Mary' and 'Dickon'. All I can say is bring a box of tissues to mop up the tears of joy. If any of you are local to Auckland or the North Shore, it would be a great opportunity to see your act of generosity come to fruition. See you there. Vicki x
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This page was created on 26 Oct 2018 and closed on 30 Mar 2019.