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Please help Avery get a trike


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I have created this page to help Avery be the 3 year old she is, and give her back the things she use to enjoy.

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  Manawatu / Whanganui

On the 16th of February, my daughter Avery was in a serious car crash which lead to extensive injuries including a spinal cord injury (t11 incomplete)

With her injury, she is unable to walk and still has a long road ahead of her for more recovery and whatever that might look like (it is unknown with spinal cord injuries but we are hopeful)

For the past 5 months we have been at the Wilson rehabilitation centre in Auckland, and were finally discharged 25th June and we’re able to return to our home.

I recently saw a friend find a great trike for her son and his condition, and I would love to raise enough funds to get Avery one fitted to her needs so have created this page to help

The trikes are a few thousand, on the 1st July I will be meeting with brain from New Zealand trikes for them to go over Averys needs with us and have one made perfectly for her and to get a price tag

This trike will open up so many opportunities for Avery in the community and she will be able take part in family activities like bike rides, this will also really help encourage activity in her hamstrings, and build more muscle in her quads. These both are important for walking again.

She does have a wheelchair, but this does not help with any lower muscle activity at all.

this item is not covered by ACC unfortunately

New Zealand trikes have advised that they only have 3 of these trikes left, and it will be some time before they are able to get more as they are made in Germany.

the trike is 7.5k

Rochelle Fortune's involvement (page creator)

I am Averys mother, trying to be the best mother I can be, and to help Avery recover as much as she possibly can.

Use of funds

Funds will be used to get Avery a bike she is able to ride with her disability.

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THANK YOU!!   3 July 2020

Posted by: Rochelle Fortune

Thank you so much to everyone who has shared and donated, we really appreciate it and now we are so close to being able to purchase the trike for Avery!

I am absolutely amazed at everyone’s generosity and the amount raised so far.

The trike is $7500, and any extra will be put aside for anything else I feel Avery will need to help with her recovery that ACC will not fund.

Once we are finished with the trike, it will be donated to someone else who needs it, but can not afford it.

I have attached a photo of Avery early stages in her recovery, to give people a bit of insight to how far she has really come. She has a long road ahead of her, but she has already proven she is strong enough

Thanks again ❤️

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Latest donations

  • Arron and Christine

    Arron and Christine 23 hours ago

    $150

    On behalf of dad's workmate xx

    $150

    • Rochelle Fortune

      Tell him we say thanks! ❤️❤️

  • Carole

    Carole 1 day ago

    $350

    Love from Nana ❤️ up in the stars

    $350

    • Rochelle Fortune

      Thank you dad! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ If mum were here she would be getting ready to have a race with her wheelchair against Averys trike ❤️❤️

  • Ann

    Ann 1 day ago

    $20

    Wishing you all the best

    $20

    • Rochelle Fortune

      Thank you Ann ❤️

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor 1 day ago

    $500

    Best wishes

    $500

    • Rochelle Fortune

      Thank you so much! ❤️

  • Nicole&Brooklynn

    Nicole&Brooklynn 1 day ago

    $20

    ❤️❤️❤️

    $20

    • Rochelle Fortune

      Thank you Nicole! I hope you guys are well and Brooklynn has a good school holidays ❤️


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