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Help my mum walk the dog with us! She is Mighty Strong living with MS.

  • Paid in Full     9 July 2021
    Posted by: Lisa Wheeler
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    With a 10-12 week wait time and unknown delays out of China for parts, we hope to be Omeo owners before October.

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  • Ordered!     5 July 2021
    Posted by: Lisa Wheeler
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    We have been declined by lottery grants today so we are very thankful to all of you for your donations. Omeo has now been ordered! It may be a few months to build it but hopefully sooner rather than later I'll be riding free.

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  • One day to go!     29 June 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    Our page will end tomorrow. Thank you for all who supported Sienna and us on this fundraising effort. We are certain to be soon able to order the Omeo for Lisa. Your help has made a tremendous difference to us. We are very appreciative.

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  • Mum's second trial     17 June 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Mum had a visit from Omeo guy Marcus as he was passing by. He took mum out for a ride and here is the video. She loved it and she was so happy. Go mum!

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  • True Friends     7 June 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Shane, a friend of mum and dad's in Chch, set up a page called "Walking for Wheels". This is funny because they call my dad wheels- his last name is Wheeler- but also we are getting mum new wheels. Shane walked for 24 hours in Rolleston this weekend. All the donations he got came to our page. Thanks so much Shane.

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  • Fresh FM Radio Interview     29 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    Mum’s going to be on the radio tomorrow. James and I might hear ourselves singing too from our busking. If you are in Blenhiem tune in Fresh FM 88.9 on Sunday for MS Awareness Day.

    They will play it out twice on Sunday. Once at 8.30am and again at 4.01pm.

    Thanks to everyone.

    From Sienna

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  • Rotary Support     15 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Andrew here. The Rotary Club of Blenheim South is now seeking donations through our Charitable Trust Fund and we have offered to support Lisa in her quest for an Omeo which will create freedom and adventure to her after living many years with debilitating MS. In addition to a tax- deductible receipt for all donations through the Club’s Trust, the first 13 people to donate $50 or more will also receive a pack of Sanford’s mussel powder capsules kindly donated by our guest speaker Andrew Stanley last Tuesday.

    Lisa indicated to us that the Omeo wheelchair was capable of cross-country activity and it was her goal to take it up the Wither Hills which she has so far been unable to visit.

    Wouldn’t it be great to have her start by visiting our Rotary Lookout?

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  • A note     15 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    Thank you to the person who left James and I this note. From Sienna

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  • Donation from Dancing     9 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    I went to a dance rehearsal today and my dance teacher had me and James stand up infront to everyone. She then donated a huge bag of coins she'd been collecting for a while to our fundraising. More than $400. Thank you Jeannie Mark and Dance on Grove.

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  • Mum chatting in the car     7 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Mum was waiting for me to come out of dancing and she had this to say.

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  • Very touching     4 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    We were very moved when 92 year old Shirley stopped by the house, after reading our story in the paper, to give us a donation. She says her legs take her where she wants to go and she wanted to help. Driving herself and living indepenently- Wow! She also said she doesn't have to worry about dieing young now as she 92. Such a fit able woman who it was a pleasure to meet. You rock! Thank you Shirley.

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  • Thanking for busking cash     1 May 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Sienna here. I just wanted to say thank you to all the people who have donated cash while James and I have been busking in our town. We have collected over $1000 in donations towards mum's chair while busking. That now $4,404 in cash to add to our givealittle. Thank you!

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  • I saw this     28 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Mum and I saw this. She said it was too dangerous. I said "that looks like fun"! Hopefully me and mum can try this soon- if I can convince her.

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  • Cash donations     25 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    My friend James and I have been out busking and many people are giving us cash. Mum and Dad keep these donations separate which now has $3,770 in it. Dad says to add that to the Give a little total to see that we are over 1/2 way now. Mum's working on a video from yesterday I think.

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  • My dad     24 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    Let me tell you about my dad. He's pretty cool. He loves football (soccer). We sometimes wonder if he loves it more than us- just kidding. He volunteers for search and rescue. Last week he helped some one be rescued. Here's the article with video.

    https://www.facebook.com/MarlboroughSAR/

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  • Busking today     22 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    We were off to a slow start as another busker was in my favourite spot. They moved on after a bit so then we had a good audience. $90.90 was raised today. We’ll go out again a bunch more times.

    It was fun.

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  • Busking Practice     21 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    My friend James and I are going busking in Blenheim to help mum. Watch the video of our practicing.

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  • Video of Omeo     16 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Thanks to everyone who has donateed so far.

    I found this video on YouTube. It's not of my wife Lisa, but it shows well the benefits of using an Omeo.

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  • Dressed up     11 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    Here is my dog all dressed up and ready to go. Now we just need mum.

    We want to thank everyone and let you know that some donors have put funds into our account directly so we have raised just over $15,000 now.

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  • Isn't he cute?     9 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    This is our dog that we want mum to be able to go walking with us. He's so cute. When we reach our goal mum will be able to wheel herself over all sorts of fun places. Thanks for your help. Do you know anyone who can give even $1? From Sienna

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  • What colour would you ride?     4 April 2021
    Posted by: Lisa Wheeler
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    Omeos come in 5 colours: black, green, orange, blue purple

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  • Check out the gallery.     3 April 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler

    Back when mum’s legs worked she used to really love adventures. I got her to collect some old pics. Check it out.

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  • It's raining today-can you spare a drop?     31 March 2021
    Posted by: Sienna and Andrew Wheeler
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    I'm starting to get excited that my mum can come on walks with us. I might even ride my bike to school while she rides beside me in her Omeo. Thank you to everyone helping. Me and mum are in the paper today.

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